Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haitian Senate Criticized for Stalling Elections

The elections process in Haiti is currently on hold, with members of two opposing parties each blaming the other party for the delay. The current government claims to be doing all they can to make sure elections are held this year, while the US government continues to pressure them to hold the long-overdue elections. Cliquez ICI pour la version française. Haiti’s Senate under fire for putting election process on hold Joseph Guyler Delva, HCNN April 24, 2014 President of the Senate, Simon Dieuseul Desras PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haiti’s Senate has been the object of intense criticism for failing to approve a bill aimed at facilitating the holding of crucial legislative and local elections, without which the Caribbean country could be plunged into a deep political crisis. A US lawmaker, congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, called this week on Haitian Senators to approve […]

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