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Haiti - Politic : Official reaction of the Haitian Senate on the words of Trump
Statement by the Senate :
"The Senate of the Republic of Haiti, in all its components and tendencies, vehemently denounces and condemns the xenophobic remarks made by the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump during a meeting of work on the situation migrants in this country.
The declaration of the American President, reported by the national and international press and confirmed by counterparts senators and American deputies, informs on the great deficit of its author as for the history of this great American Nation which, since the XVIIe century, does not has never ceased to be a land of immigrants.
The Senate believes that the remarks of the American President are ignoble, insulting, contemptuous and racist as they inflict severe outrage on the universal values of human dignity.
The Senate recalls that the Republic of Haiti is the expression of the refusal of humiliation since the founding fathers fought an epic fight against slavery, colonialism and racism, and then told the oppressed peoples of the world how to freedom.
The Senate of the Republic of Haiti is deeply indignated of this drift of the American President who caused deep wounds to the Haitian Nation and severe pain to the sister nations of America and the African Alma Mater.
Finally, the Senate of the Republic urges President Donald Trump to treat with respect all peoples forming the concert of nations.
Port-au-Prince, January 16, 2018"
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