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Serge Jean-Louis, leader of the Popular Patriotic Movement dessalinien (MOPOD) said to be in favor of the establishment of the Commission of evaluation and electoral verification, while rejecting the continuation of the President a.i. Jocelerme Privert in power after May 14, 2016.
The CEP will not accept instructions from the Commission
Léopold Berlanger, President of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) said after a meeting in Parliament with the Senators on the electoral process, that the recommendations of the report of the Electoral Commission will not be imposed to CEP, noting that the electoral institution does not have to receive any nstructions from any entities. However, he stressed that the Commission's recommendations will be analyzed at the Electoral Council, which will decide if it is necessary to establish or not a new BCEN and take if appropriate, the necessary decisions.
Denial of the new Minister of Education
Following allegations of trade unionists on a radio station, who accused Jean Beauvois Dorsonne, the new Minister of Education to drink beer on the courtyard of the Ministry the latter has reacted strongly and denied the accusations "Of unionists attacking my person, I want to be clear on this, I do not smoke. I dont drink. They are mistaken on the person. I do not go to clubs, I always give a good example. This is obvious when you move we always subjet to gratuitous attacks [...] A union that respects does not undertake this kind of approach aiming to denigrate me [...] This is purely and simply the political machinations orchestrated by individuals whose my presence in the ministry is not tolerated because of my coming."
Delayed elections, Privert accuses Parliament
According to President a.i. Jocelerme Privert, Parliament would be responsible for the postponement of elections because it took 45 days to ratify a Prime Minister. He also said that it is to the CEP to develop an electoral timetable and pick a date for the second round, recalling that the electoral advisers have promised a timetable during the second half of May. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-17247-haiti-flash-timetable-of-cep-immediate-action-plan.html
Haiti signed the Paris agreement
Friday, the Provisional President Jocelerme Privert signed the Paris Agreement (COP21) on behalf of the Republic of Haiti. The President will be back in the country on Sunday. Note that 175 countries have signed this agreement, which to come into force should now be ratified before 21 April 2017 by the Parliament of at least 55 signatories representing 55% of greenhouse gas emissions.