Our take on the challenging analysis of a Haitian actor who, perhaps because of his education in France, takes democratic principles as his sole guide. Where he probes the psychology of the political intriguers, we list one by one their various assaults on the electoral process, to put cloth on the framework that Doré presents.
By Guichard Doré, former adviser to President Jovenel Moïse, Il faut donner la parole au peuple par l’organisation rapide des élections générales afin de doter le pays de nouvelles autorités élues pour prendre en charge le destin de la nation.
“Haiti’s Gangs: Can a Foreign Mission Break Their Stranglehold?” By the International Crisis Group. A wise, seasoned appraisal of the U.N.’s chances against the gangs by a research group with deep experience in Haiti. Advises front-loading the mission to gain immediate ascendancy, to avoid a war of a thousand cuts. Appropriately skeptical of the Haitian political class’s capacity to cooperate in bringing the country to elections. The Crisis Group has written the definitive road map as Haiti enters its year of opportunity. If this one is missed, Eternity may not grant another
On December 22, 2023, the Haiti Democracy Project’s Women Candidates campaign held a seminar for thirty-five participants on the themes, “Violence Against Women Candidates” and “Techniques of Negotiation.” The seminar was held at the offices of the Centre pour la Promotion de la Démocratie et de l’Education Participative in Peguyville. Slideshow
By Sauveur Pierre Etienne, successor to Gérard Pierre-Charles as head of the Organisation du Peuple en Lutte (OPL). Faire disparaître l’image cauchemardesque d’« entité chaotique ingouvernable » que projette Haïti, qui doit se mettre au diapason des Nations-sœurs de la Caraïbe.