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Haiti, Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Ex-president of the senate leaves Haiti’s Democratic party

Former Senate of Haiti’s President Kely Bastien. Photo credit: Juno7

Former senator Kely Bastien announced that he has parted ways with Haiti’s Democratic party after controversies involving other members, he said in a statement released on Monday.

Bastien wrote that he was the target of “a systematic campaign of character assassination.” He claimed that he had received a mandate from the Democratic sector to meet with members of the “Tet Kale” (Bald Head in English) Party and other politicians. Democratic sector officials said that was false in a letter published on Juno7 on Tuesday.

Bastien was the president of the Senate of Haiti from 2008 and 2011. Source

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his writing career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League, and other local leagues. After graduating, Onz became one of ESNY's sports journalists then joined The Haitian Times.
Onz Chery
Sep. 30, 2020

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