By Garry Pierre-Pierre
Complicating the situation even more this year is that Moise declared a national emergency saying that Haiti is broke and cannot pay its bills and that hard currencies are in a severe shortage. If this was a household, the parents would take a serious and deep look at their finances and call it a day.
But in Haiti, carnival is the time when many people — from elected officials, to carnival organizers to bands – have a chance to make some money without much of a trace or accountability. Furthermore, Moise is one of the weakest presidents we’ve seen in a long time and that’s saying a lot considering the country has been led by a successive string of incompetent and corrupt leaders the last 25 years.
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