After a long-awaited election, Haiti has elected Jovenel Moise as its new president, giving him nearly 56% of the vote. While Moise’s opponents have rejected the results, and there has been some violence following the announcement, according to IJDH’s Nicole Phillips, ““What Haitians need more than anything is a democratically elected, constitutional government that is stable in order to run the country and figure out how to spend reconstruction money that is coming in.” Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Haiti elects Jovenel Moise, an agricultural entrepreneur, as president Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times December 2, 2016 After more than a week of vote counting, it appears that a banana exporter with no experience in government has won Haiti’s presidential election with the support of roughly 10% of eligible voters. There were reports of […]
Après l’élection du 20 Novembre 2016, la Coalition D’Observation Electorale a observé le processus ayant abouti au scrutin susmentionné. La Coalition a trouvé des points positifs et negatifs sur le scrutin, et ils sont détaillés dans le rapport complet. Une partie des observations est dessous. Cliquez ICI pour le texte complet. Observations préliminaires de la Coalition sur l’organisation et la réalisation du scrutin du 20 novembre 2016 Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humains 21 Novembre, 2016 Le 20 novembre 2016, les élections présidentielles et législatives partielles se sont tenues sur le territoire national. La Coalition d’Observation Electorale composée de SOFA, CNO, CONHANE, RNDDH, CARDH et POHDH a observé le processus ayant abouti au scrutin susmentionné… Cliquez ICI pour le rapport complet.
For Sunday’s election, many legislative seats are up for grabs, including more than half of the Senate. With so many vacancies, it is important to stay up to date and informed about Parliamentary candidates. Learn more by reading and clicking on the article below. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Haiti Election Primer, Part 3: The Parliament Jake Johnston, The Center for Economic and Policy Research November 17, 2016 Read Part 1: Timeline of Key Events, here. Read Part 2: Presidential Candidates and Their Parties, here. Often lost in the discussion of Haiti’s presidential race is the fact that many legislative seats are up for grabs as well, including more than half of the Senate. Currently, the parliament is pretty evenly split between political factions but with such a high number of seats left to […]