“I want to congratulate you for the leadership. I know you played a very important role in the last election when you sent a team and basically helped the will of the people become a reality, because it wasn’t so before your visit.”

– Former prime minister Laurent Lamothe

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Politics Behind a Candidate’s Exclusion

Acte de naissance – Archives Nationales ACTE-DE-NAISSANCERHB-1 – Certificat de naissance Recu_des_documents_de_candidat Certificate of Nationality Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship, 2007 Passeport-Mere   Rudy Boulos vs Haiti’s Electoral Council: A...

Cronyism Where There Should Be Impartiality

Mirlande Manigat. La manière de fonctionner du CEP établi sur la base d’un consensus boiteux, sans aucune assise constitutionnelle – toléré par lassitude — a souligné à la fois, son incompétence, une carence de professionnalisme et une espèce de légèreté dans la...

U.S. Should Criticize Dominican Expulsions

Amb. Ernest H. Preeg, Latin America Advisor, A Daily Publication of the Inter-American Dialogue. What Will Become of Undocumented Haitians in the DR? Q A deadline for Haitians living in the Dominican Republic to register with government offices or else risk...

Préval Said to Control 3 to 5 Election Commissioners

Radio Métropole.   René Préval accusé de contrôler 3 à 5 conseillers électoraux. Plusieurs personnalités politiques, dont Camille Leblanc de Renmen Ayiti et le candidat au Sénat écarté Roudolphe Boulos, accusent l’ancien président René Préval des manœuvres...

Qui a trahi trahira

René Garcia Préval ak trayizon dòmi nan menm kabann : se pase pran m m a pase chache w. Préval trayi Lavalas lè li chwazi kazak Lespwa pou l fè wont tounen kòlè. Aprè lamayòt INITE a, li pote yon kanaval manti bay pèp la pou verite.

Apply Rubio Amendment Now

Thank you, Senator Rubio, for adding the reporting requirement, “A description of any attempts to disqualify candidates for political office in Haiti for political reasons.”

Rubio: No Funds for Any but Free Elections

Miami Herald, Jacqueline Charles. Republican presidential candidate and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t necessarily known for carrying the Haiti agenda in Congress. But he stepped out on a limb this week as Haitians waited to learn which candidates would make the final...

Proposal for a Parallel Count

Plan to send Haitian observers into one of every ten polling places in the nation to photograph the polling return and upload to collection center. Also, Haiti’s first quantified incident reporting

NOAH Joining in Electoral Observation

One of the most long-lived, vibrant Diaspora organizations adds its heft. The National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians will find qualified Diaspora to manage the large groups of Haitian observers we plan to deploy

Préval Getting Tentacles on Electoral Commission

Celui qui de fait est en charge de ces élections en 2015. C?est René Garcia Préval. Il n?a pas l?autorité du décret présidentiel cette fois-ci, certes. Mais qui sait ce qu?il peut faire pour permettre à certains de circonvenir la loi et pas à