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Tag: Elections

Haitian Community Flexes Its Political Muscle
Elections, Latest News, New York

Haitian Community Flexes Its Political Muscle

Voter waiting to cast his ballot at a Brooklyn NYC voting site in 2016. Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre. By Jonathan…

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Haiti Election Results Spark Outrage
Haiti, Politics

Haiti Election Results Spark Outrage

By Vania Andre

Outrage was sparked among some, after Haiti’s presidential election preliminary results were announced on Nov. 5. The top two finishers in the first round was PHTK’s Jovenel Moise, with 32 percent of the vote, and LAPEH’s Jude Celestin with 25 percent of the vote, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced at a press conference.

Haiti Election Preliminary Results Announced
Haiti, Politics

Haiti Election Preliminary Results Announced

PORT-AU-PRINCE -The preliminary results for the Haiti presidential elections are in with Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin moving on to the next round. The results were announced nearly an after hour it’s intended start time, with some speculation that a change in announcement location delayed the release of the results.

President Michel Martelly-backed Jovenel Moise took the lead with 32 percent of the vote, followed by Jude Celestin with 25 percent, and Moise Jean Charles with 14 percent.

Election Results Postponed to Nov. 5
Haiti, Politics

Election Results Postponed to Nov. 5

By Rachele Viard

Preliminary presidential elections results are postponed until Nov.5, the Provisional Electoral Council, which goes by the French acronym CEP, announced late Tuesday night. The results were originally to be released on Nov.3, however due to findings from a special commission established to document voter complaints, the results were delayed.

CEP Special Commission Rejects 116 Out of 162 Electoral Complaints
Haiti, Politics

CEP Special Commission Rejects 116 Out of 162 Electoral Complaints

By Rachele Viard

The special commission established by the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) to investigate claimed electoral irregularities received a total 162 documented complaints of fraud pertaining to the Oct. 25 elections. One of the commissions’ tasks is to ensure the consideration of valid complaints by the Votes Tabulation Center.

CEP Establishes Complaints Commission
Haiti, Politics

CEP Establishes Complaints Commission

By Rachele Viard

Due to complaints of electoral fraud and ballot stuffing, the CEP has established a special commission composed of Ricardo Augustin, Yolette Mingual, Pierre Manigat Jr., Mosler Georges, and Jaccéus Joseph to investigate complaints and ensure fairness of the vote.

Argentina Contributes $50,000 For Haiti Elections
Haiti, Politics

Argentina Contributes $50,000 For Haiti Elections

By Rachele Viard

On Friday, Oct. 30, Argentina contributed $50,000 to support Haiti’s elections. The contribution was made during a ceremony at the United Nations (UN) to support the Haitian people and the country’s democratic consolidation and stabilization.

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