Haiti - News : Electoral Zapping...
At the Lower House there is disagreement on the choice of successor to President Michel Martelly, for some deputies, it is to the National Assembly to nominate the next President in order to remain as close as possible to the Constitution, other believe that the opposition has a voice said for having forced him to suspend the holding of elections on 24 January.
Anyway, it seems that late Friday night after long hours of talks between President Martelly and President of both Houses, Senator Jocelerme Privert (Senate) and Deputy Cholzer Chancy (Lower House) would have reached en agreement on the appointment of the next interim president. There is talk of a signing ceremony on Saturday afternoon where the details of the agreement would be formally known. Remains to be seen how political actors will react...
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Edwin Zenny sulks his Senate colleagues
The Senator Edwin Zenny who was absent at the meeting in National Assembly Thursday https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16522-haiti-news-electoral-zapping.html , explained that he will not appear to the Senate, as long as his colleagues have not decided to behave as statesmen...
Supporters and opponents are gaining streets
Friday at yet another opposition demonstration, the crowd demanded Sunday departure of President Martelly, at the end of its constitutional mandate and the establishment of a transitional government to ensure the continuation of the electoral process after verification at vote tabulation center of the ballot on 25 October. In parallel, supporters of Jovenel Moïse also were in the streets to demand the continuation of the electoral process, chanting yes to elections and not to the transition.
Sandra Honoré says that the international community does not interfere
Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, said in an interview that the United Nations support the initiatives and efforts of the Haitian government and stakeholders from different sectors of Haitian life to find a quick exit to the crisis and maintain governance in the country pending the conclusion of the electoral process through the adoption of consensual solutions.
While the opposition continues to point the finger as the international community responsible for all the problems in Haiti, Sandra Honoré reiterated that members of the international community in Haiti, represented in the Core Group, do not interfere in Haitian politics and the Minustah did not participate in the dialogue. "It is a dialogue between Haiti" she said.
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