Opposition political parties in Haiti
are planning a major street protest in the capital Port au Prince for next week
Friday March 29, in an attempt to force President Jovenel Moise out of office.
Moise sworn into office in February 2017, is facing intense criticism from opposition over his handling of domestic affairs and his alleged mismanagement of funds under the PetroCaribe oil agreement with Venezuela.
A meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader,
Bharrat Jagdeo to discuss the way forward to general elections in keeping with
the country’s constitution, ended in a stalemate on Wednesday.
This as the country faces a constitutional crisis as the 90-days window
to hold general elections following a successful no confidence motion in
December 2018, looms.
Disgruntled government back bencher, Karl Hood, on Friday filed a Motion of No Confidence in the four-year old administration of Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, parliamentary sources have said. Continue reading →
The Main opposition New National Party (NNP) on Tuesday appeared to be stepping up the pressure for Prime Minister Tillman Thomas to come clean on an overseas donation to his ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). Continue reading →