Some take solace that Haiti came in under countries that are disintegrating in civil war, like Afghanistan. Wow, with 19 out of 100, we’re up there with Chad and a pair of Guineas!
On January 14, the anti-Martelly members of parliament shouted down the prime minister as he tried to deliver a constitutionally-required report. Why this gross discourtesy? Recall that this parliament is the most corrupt in our history.
Sen. Mélius Hyppolite, brought to the State Department and Congress by the Haiti Democracy Project in February 2012, reveals that a Préval-affiliated senator aided the flight of an embezzler of school funds.
The impunity which Aristide accorded Teleco official Jean René Duperval in Haiti is not replicated by U.S. courts. Eight convicted so far.