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Haiti Faces Election Crisis as 6th Earthquake Anniversary Approaches

Without a functioning parliament since January 2015, Haiti prepares to inaugurate 14 new Senators and 92 Deputies. Unfortunately, the elections that chose these parliamentarians, and the ones that will chose Haiti’s next president have been deeply flawed. Instead of standing with Haitians in their demands for fair and legitimate elections, the international community is pushing the country to go forward with the fraud-filled results.

Part of the press release is below. Click HERE for the full text.

Is U.S. Facilitating Rigged Elections Process in Haiti?

Institute for Public Accuracy
January 11, 2016

The Miami Herald reports: “Now as Haiti prepares to mark another quake anniversary, it is also preparing to welcome back a functioning Senate and lower house after 14 new Senators and 92 Deputies were elected in the much-criticized Aug. 9 and Oct. 25 elections.

“While in theory Martelly’s one-man rule should be curbed, observers and critics say much will depend on the configuration of each of the chambers where no one political party enjoys a majority. …

“‘The constitution doesn’t give the president the power to take decrees. Every decree President Martelly has taken is illegal,’ said [Haitian Senator Jocelerme Privert].


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