Haiti - Politic : The Parliament rejects the deadline of President Martelly
Levaillant Louis Jeune asserts that this is "a maneuver of the President Martelly to put obstacles in the wheels of Parliament," and that the Head of State must understand that Parliament does not intends to act under any pressure "Parliament is an independent authority which does not receive instructions from anyone, still less of another power," explaining that he needed more time to designate 3 members of the legislature that will have mandate, with 3 members of the Executive and Judiciary, to organize the elections in Haiti, during the next 10 years.
Several parliamentarians, believe that the Senate now dysfunctional, must have time to solve internal problems. Remember, that after the failure of the commitment at Club Indigo by the Senator, no meeting could take place in the Senate [for lack of quorum] since the passage of the General Policy Statement of the Prime Minister...
However, the President of the Lower House, which states that he "is not about to rush things" and that "the Parliament will take time to recruit representatives" says nevertheless aware of the need to establish the Permanent Electoral Council, stating that arrangements are being made in the offices of both Houses, for the recruitment of 3 representatives of Parliament for the CEP...
The Senator Steven Benoit for his part considers that the period proposed by the Head of State is "a lack of respect for the Parliament." As for Senator Jean William Jeanty, he intends to be opposed to the choice of representatives of legislative by leaving the room at each meeting concerning these choices, in view of preventing the achievement of the required quorum.
Meanwhile, the Head of State confirmed that the Executive had already chosen its 3 representatives and Me Néhémie Joseph, the Spokesman of the Superior Council of Judicial Power (CSPJ), informs that 75 persons, including six women, have deposited their documents for the position of electoral Adviser.
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