Haiti - Justice : The PetroCaribe case in the hands of the instruction judge
"After analyzing the complaint of the Haitian State, the first files submitted to the judge, the report of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Dispute (CSC/CA) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26812-haiti-flash-the-court-of-auditors-delivers-its-first-report-on-the-management-of-petrocaribe-funds.html ; and other documents https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26121-haiti-flash-everything-you-need-to-know-about-using-the-petrocaribe-fund.html , I drafted and transferred to Judge Ramoncite Accimé my indictment and the PetroCaribe case."
While recognizing the complexity of the PetroCaribe case, Me Villard said, "Regardless of the period of the offense, the accused will be judged according to the Haitian Penal Code or the law of May 9, 2014. As this fund For a period from 2008 to 2016, the post-2014 offenses will be processed from the Penal Code and for the rest it is the law of May 9, 2014 that will be taken into account," wishing that this file be treated with confidence.
An announcement hailed by Marc Antoine Maisonneuve, one of the lawyers of the civil party who sees in this action a big step of crossed in the right direction.
From the indictment, the judge Accimé will now be able to begin his investigation of the PetroCaribe case on the charges of corruption, bribery, money laundering and embezzlement, as contained in the complaint filed by the State via the DGI and start auditioning the alleged dilapidators indexed in the reports.
Download the Petrocaribe Fund Management Report 1 : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/PETROCARIBE-31-01-2019.pdf
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