Canada’s latest decree, erroneously mixing Andy Apaid in with a den of bandits, has undermined the credibility of sanctions that were laying the groundwork for replacing the corruptionists with more progressive forces
How a sanctioned senator made himself a multimillionaire in five years, where he got his money, and how he reacted to the news of retribution by Canada and the United States
While they are correctly deemed as external, the Canadian and U.S. sanctions merely pick up where the Haitian electorate left off. In three presidential elections the voters consistently rebuffed the corruptionists. The corrupt ones fought back with electoral fraud and assassination. Is it any wonder they have denied the Haitians the right to vote for six years?
Besides the Haiti Democracy Project, no one dared to connect them with the gangs until Canada made its extraordinary announcement today
Writing for the Inter-American Dialogue on May 17, the Haiti Democracy Project called Haiti’s violent gangs “foot soldiers” of Michel Martelly and Laurent Lamothe in their deadly rivalry for the presidency
They pull the visas and freeze the assets of two top senators long suspected of assassinations and drug-running. The Haiti Democracy Project has had its run-ins with both