Rather than producing a competent president, the upcoming presidential election could leave Haiti in ruins. For starters, whether to hold it or not has turned into a tug of war.
From his home in Carrefour-Feuilles, Port-au-Prince, Handy Calixte, 37, keeps up with U.S. elections news through television, radio and the internet — almost as much as he does Haitian news.
The Haitian government law of January 16, 2014, relating to political parties’ training, their operation, and their financing, contributes greatly to their failure. But the law is salvageable.
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.
From Tabarre, Desdunes, Port-Salut, Léogâne, Gonaïves, Gressier, to Petit-Goâve and cities across thecountry are under protest after Jovenel Moise arbitrarily removed mayoral cartels and replaced them with supporters. “A small group which…
You can draw a pretty straight line from the last electoral process to the current unrest in Haiti. Building for months, and frankly years, the country has now been shut down for five days as tensions – and violence – increase, threatening President Jovenel Moise’s mandate.
Things are so bad for the average Haitian that they are willing to live anywhere, no matter how dehumanizing they may find their lives in their new land. Their reasoning is that things are worse for them in their homeland. That’s sad and I am sure it rips your heart to know that as president you are ruling over a people who would rather be anywhere but home.