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Haiti: Jean Henry Ceant Should Take PetroCaribe Challenge Head On
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Haiti: Jean Henry Ceant Should Take PetroCaribe Challenge Head On

Jean Henry Ceant By Garry Pierre-Pierre Over the weekend, the Haitian parliament voted overwhelmingly for Jean Henry Ceant to lead as the country’s next prime minister. Legislators also ratified his cabinet, even though some had to pay their taxes retroactively and in the middle of the night in order to do so. I’m not making…

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Former Haiti President Backs PetroCaribe Probe
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Former Haiti President Backs PetroCaribe Probe

Former Haiti president Michel Martelly says he remains supportive of any effort to ensure accountability within the Venezuela-led PetroCaribe initiative even as he acknowledged that he had previously made a joke about the situation. “I reiterate my confidence in state institutions to conduct fair and impartial investigations in order to preserve the principle of the…

#PetroCaribeChallenge Reaches New York City
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#PetroCaribeChallenge Reaches New York City

Protesters during the 51st West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, NY. Photo Credit: Reparations for Haiti Twitter. The #PetroCaribeChallenge, a hashtag meant to express outrage at the Haitian government embezzling $2 billion in Petrocaribe funds, is slowly evolving into full-fledged protests. While people in Haiti have been walking through the streets demanding accountability, other cities…

Haitians Turn to Twitter to Denounce Corruption
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Haitians Turn to Twitter to Denounce Corruption

A few hundred demonstrators participated in a sit-in in front of the high court of auditors in the Haitian Capital Friday, August 24, 2018, to protest the embezzlement of $2 billion of Petrocaribe funds. Photo Credit: Patrice Douge By Bianca Silva Fed up with corruption and lack of transparency, people inside and outside Haiti are…