Haiti - Politic : Garry Conille ratified in the Senate, 17 for, 3 against and 9 abstentions
"...the report of the special commission responsible for analyzing the record of Prime Minister-designate Gary Conille, report in which the commission has requested to the Assembly to ratify the choice of Prime Minister-designate Garry Conille is put to the vote, those in favor, raise your hand please, do the counting for us, thank you, for 17, those who are against, raise your hand please, 3 against, those who abstain, 9 abstentions. The choice of Dr. Garry Conille was ratified tonight by the Senate of the Republic."
The 30 Senators was present. The G16 has contributed largely to the victory of Dr. Conille, 15 of the 16 Senators have given a positive vote [Moïse Jean-Charles dissented and voted against], the Senator Youri Latortue and the Senator Edwin Zenny have also voted for, thus giving a majority vote for the ratification of the Prime Minister.
Among the nine abstentions, six are from the Alternative Platform, which had given instructions because of the many doubts raised in the record of Dr. Conille.
Extracts of Senate debate
Now the ratification process must continue in the coming days "We do not give a blank check to Mr. Conille. We can not yet say that he will be the Chief of the next government" has reacted the Senator Joseph Lambert, head of the majority party in the Senate, who recalled that the Dr. Garry Conille must pass a final step by obtaining a vote of confidence [majority] in both Houses of Parliament [separately], in the statement of its general policy of government "The task will not be easy even after this vote for Mr. Conille" the Senator Lambert launched.
CV of Garry Conille, MD, MPH
Report of the Senate Commission (integral) (in french)
Official reaction of President Michel Martelly
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