Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Pres. Martelly Supporters Received Contribution from US Government

Amid new claims about US influence in Haiti’s fraudulent 2010 elections, Al Jazeera has obtained evidence that documents the US’ substantial financial support for a political movement closely aligned with current President Michel Martelly. The US government contributed approximately $100,000 to Mouvement Tét Kale (MTK) through a branch of USAID. Although USAID defines MTK as a “network of community-based organizations,” former and current MTK members clarify that it is, in fact, a political movement and was integral in putting Martelly in power. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full article. Revealed: USAID funded group supporting Haitian president in 2010 Jake Johnston, Al Jazeera July 15, 2015 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The U.S. Agency for International Development gave nearly $100,000 to a Haitian political movement with close ties to President Michel Martelly in the country’s 2010 elections, documents obtained by […]

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