Haiti - Politic : New declarations around the candidacy of Dr. Conille
For Mirlande Hyppolite Manigat, former presidential candidate, "This is not the quantity of documents that will prove that the concerned meets all the requirements of the Constitution" Mirlande Manigat who is not aware of the documents submitted], is still convinced that Dr. Garry Conille does not meet the constitutional requirements cocerning the respect to the residence, or his tax obligations. According to her, "It is clear that Mr. Garry Conille has not resided in the country during the past five years in a consecutively manner", rejecting the thesis that he would be a diplomat "It is not a diplomat. We can not hold up in his favor the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations which grants certain privileges and immunities to these personalities. Those who refer to this convention, do not know of what they speak" Denouncing the position of some parliamentarians who are ready to vote for the choice of the Head of State, under the pretext that the country can not continue to operate without a government, she said that "The Haitian Constitution has many flaws, we must admit, but we must respect it"
Me Gervais Charles, President of the Bar Bar of Port-au-Prince displays a favorable position to the Prime Minister-designate, he does not believe that the choice of Dr. Conille, is choice forced, "...it is a choice that has perhaps been suggested, but I do not think that this choice has been imposed [...] I that think the choice of Dr. Garry Conille is much better than the two previous and I think that Garry Conille can truly be a unifier, so that all the Haitian people understand, that it has a future, that it must work together to arrive at what we want [...] Garry Conille has always behaved like a person of the majority [...]" Concerning Article 157, especially the aspect concerning the residence of the designated candidate, Me Gervais think that this "...will depend of the interpretation that the parliamentarians will make of Article 157, because it still depends of Parliament. My interpretation is that the Constitution does not provide all things, the Constitution does not provide the the case of ambassadors who work for Haiti and abroad, the Constitution does not provide the case of international civil servants. [...] Dr. Conille has a very strong link with Haiti [...] and I think he has his residence in Haiti and he never lost it. In my personal interpretation, the domicile of Dr. Conille is in Haiti, however, this should be decided by Parliament because it is one of its functions..."
The Deputy Fritz Chéry President of Block "Gathering of parliamentarians for change" (RPC), to the lower house, said he is confident that the Prime Minister-designate, be ratified by a majority of Deputies of RPC. He remains convinced, however, that behind this candidacy is hidden the invisible hand of the International "Taking into account the waves of rushed declaration sof some of my colleagues in favor of Dr. Conille, it is clear that decisions have already been arrested." On the question of the residence of Dr. Conille, the deputy Chéry said he did not have the skills to rule on this question, estimating that there seems a conflict between the Charter of the United Nations and the Haitian Constitution, he proposes to consult experts in international law on this aspect. To conclude he said that "it is not enough to have a head full of knowledge to become Prime Minister, it is also necessary to have political experience and a knowledge of the reality..."
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