Port-au-Prince Mayor Carline Simon accuses Deputy Mayor Jean-Philippe Sassine of having misused 15,000 bags of rice donated by Food for the Poor for distribution in poor neighborhoods.
English translation of above article. Latortue denies Le Figaro report of cousin’s corruption.
Allegations that surfaced on the Internet last week regarding payment to President Alexandre?s son for a phony position at the Haitian Embassy in Geneva have not been denied by Prime Minister in yesterday?s press conference.
Prime Minister Latortue challenges anyone with proof of wrongdoing by his powerful and controversial cousin to come forward.
There is a serious problem of morality. Most named to posts in this government, as in governments past, think only to enrich themselves as quickly as possible during their time at the trough.