Haiti - FLASH : Request for indictment of the Head of State, the President serene
However, no one knows whether the quorum required will be recorded at roll call, for the holding of this Assembly, rumors circulate in the corridors of Parliament to the effect that members close to the power could practice the politics of the empty chair...
Tuesday, Jude Charles Faustin, Counselor of the Head of State assured that the President is calm and serene on the eve of the holding of this Assembly, convinced that the opposition with this motion will never get the 80 votes required (Constitution in its Article 186 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28375-haiti-politic-the-motion-to-impeach-the-president-will-be-submitted-before-the-ratification-of-the-government.html ), President Moïse having a majority of more than 70 deputies in the lower house.
For Faustin this motion is part of the logic of the opposition to try to oust the President of power, another attempt to "coup" in a process he calls "comedy".
For his part, the strategy of the opposition for the vote is simple, to suggest to the street that those who will not vote for the indictment of the President appear as being for corruption within the Government and will have to assume their responsibility vis-a-vis to their constituents.
In addition, the minority opposition in the session on the President's request for indictment announced in a document submitted to the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Gary Bodeau their intention to convene from 7 to 13 August more than one Twenty personalities (former and current high dignitaries of the State) to obtain intelligence for charge of the indictment of the Head of State. While stating that this will not be an interrogation, the Chamber of Deputies is not a court of judgment.
According to the timetable set by the opposition, the latter wishes to hear in particular :
Wednesday, August 7th :
René Sylvestre, President of the Superior Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ)
Jean-Henry Céant, former Prime Minister
Paul Eronce Villard, Government Commissioner
Jean Roudy Aly, Jean Marie Reynaldo Brunet and Edmond Bocchit, resigning Minister
Thursday August 8th :
Michel-Ange Gédéon, Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) as well as the Central Director of the Administrative Police, the Director of the Criminal Affairs Brigade at the DCPJ and the Police Commissioner of Port-au-Prince.
Friday, August 9 :
Ocnam Clamé Daméus: former Government Commissioner
Berson Soljour, former Western Departmental Director
Roosvelt Bellevue; former Minister of Social Affairs
Monday, August 12th :
Jacques Guy Lafontant: former Prime Minister
Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, former Minister of Finance
Ronald Décembre; Resigned Minister of Economy and Finance
Pierre Volmar Demesyeux: President of the Superior Court of Accounts
Léopold Berlanger: President of the Provisional Electoral Council
Members of the Higher Council of Wages
So far, no information confirms or invalidates the presence of these personalities at these convocations of the minority opposition.
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