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Haiti - Assassination of President Moïse : Rain of reactions (Part 3)
Reacting to the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, "The Holy Father expresses his sadness and condemns all forms of violence as a means of resolving crises and conflicts. He wishes for the dear Haitian people a future of fraternal harmony, solidarity and prosperity," declared Vatican number 2, Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, on behalf of Pope Francis convalescing after surgery.
Former P.M. Joseph Jouthe :
I am morally devastated to learn that armed individuals have cowardly assassinated President Jovenel Moïse. This barbaric, odious and inhuman crime orchestrated by enemies of the Nation and fervent supporters of chaos, is the worst punishment that bloodthirsty retrogrades can inflict on our country [...] Condemning, with this cruel assassination vehemently, I would like to present, in this painful circumstance, my heartfelt condolences to the First Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Martine Moïse, also injured. I also pass my thoughts on to his children and other members of his family. I take this opportunity to send my best thoughts of a good recovery to Mrs. Moïse.
Former P.M. Jean-Henry Céant :
"Deeply repelled by the brutal disappearance of President Jovenel Moïse, cowardly murdered on the night of July 6 to 7, 2021, I vehemently condemn this heinous act [...] I offer my condolences to the Moise family while expressing my wishes for a speedy recovery to the first lady Martine Moise seriously injured on the occasion."
Former P.M. Evans Paul :
"The villainous assassination of President Jovenel Moïse on the night from Tuesday 6 to Wednesday 7 July 2021, in his private residence, by a heavily armed commando, constitutes a real national tragedy, of which his wife, the first lady Martine Moïse is exit seriously injured [...] Devastated, former Prime Minister Evans PAUL, offers his condolences to the family and relatives of President Jovenel Moïse and wishes a good recovery to his widow, the first lady Martine Moïse."
Citizen Protection Office :
"The Office for the Protection of the Citizen (OPC), expresses its deep sadness following the spectacular assassination of the Head of State, His Excellency Mr. Jovenel Moise [...] While condemning this despicable and revolting act, the OPC recalls that violence is an obstacle to democracy and the exercise or enjoyment of human rights and expresses its sympathies to the relatives, friends, allies and collaborators of the Head of State.
Jude Célestin :
I learned with the greatest dismay the heinous crime perpetrated at dawn on Wednesday July 7, 2021 on the person of Mr. Jovenel Moïse as well as the attempted assassination on the person of his wife Ms. Martine [...] To the parents and allies of all the victims of this criminal madness, I send my sympathies, inviting them to share with me the common hope of a speedy rebirth of our democratic and republican institutions," ex presidential candidate Jude Célestin.
Federation of Haitian Bars :
"The Federation of Haitian Bars (FBH) shares its amazement and dismay at the latest events shaking the country. The FBH condemns without qualification this impressive show of force and presents its condolences to the relatives of the deceased as well as its wishes for recovery to his wife, Madame Martine Moïse."
Yvrose Pierre, Mayor of Cap-Haitien Mayor of Cap-Haitien :
"I am in shock when I learn of the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and I strongly condemn this odious act which plunges the population into the greatest sadness and deals a big blow to our democracy. I extend my sympathies to the family of President Moïse, "Yvrose Pierre, Mayor of Cap-Haitien
AmCham Haiti :
"We condemn the assassination of the President of the Republic Jovenel Moïse [...] This odious act constitutes a final attack on democracy. In these hard times for our country, Amcham Haiti sends its condolences to the family of President Moïse and to the entire Nation. We invite the population to remain calm."
DIRPROD (opposition) :
"The Political Directorate of the Democratic Opposition (DIRPOD) learned with dismay of the assassination of former President Jovenel Moïse. DIRPOD condemns the act [...] Condolences to the entire family of the victim and urges the population to remain calm and to engage in any despicable act that could further complicate the already worrying situation in the country."
Nicolas Duvalier :
"I strongly condemn the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. My sympathies to his relatives. This heinous crime must not go unpunished and the authorities are expected to arrest the murderers as well as the intellectual authors."
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