Lawyers in Haiti condemn actions of Gov't Commish Lucmane Delille
- Created on Monday, April 15, 2013 1:38 PM
Haiti: Request for legislative inquiry of President Martelly and PM Lamothe submitted
- Created on Monday, April 15, 2013 11:43 AM
Senator MoÃ¯se's itinerary for April 2013
- Created on Friday, April 12, 2013 7:32 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Senator Jean-Charles MoÃ¯se will spend the days leading up and after his birthday in Brazil, Argentina and New York, traveling from April 13-29. The senator's office said he would be meeting with several government officials of different south American countries in a lead up to a visit by delegations to Haiti in June on the subject of withdrawing the United Nations stabilization troops out of Haiti.
Haiti: Politicians vs Int'l Community is basis of electoral delay, says Senator Jeanty
- Created on Friday, April 12, 2013 12:49 AM
Senator Moise details questionable disbursements demanded of resigned Finance Minister
- Created on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:44 PM
Senator Edwin Zenny says Finance Minister was obstacle to Martelly's plans
- Created on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:25 PM
Deputy warns of coming food crisis in Haiti
- Created on Sunday, April 07, 2013 5:18 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Deputy of Lascahobas in the Centre Department called for the administration to take the threat of an impending hunger crisis seriously, one which was further complicated by land erosion after the Fall 2012 storm season and genetically modified seeds that do not reproduce and dried the land. Deputy Markentz Sigue says farmers in the central region will miss the planting season if some assistance can't be given.
Money laundering, terrorism financing law blocked in Lower House
- Created on Wednesday, April 03, 2013 9:39 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A committee of 9 deputies working on the draft law on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, already passed in the Senate, is causing a stir, saying Senators had voted for a document full of controversial statutes that compromise democratic gains.
Deputy: Martelly administration can learn from Michel Forst
- Created on Saturday, March 23, 2013 9:37 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Deputy Sorel Jacinthe believes members of the Martelly administration should take note and learn from the resignation of the UN Independent Expert on Human Rights in Haiti, Michel Forst, who called for the world organization to take responsibility and consider compensating the 8,000 dead and 650,000 sickened victims of the cholera outbreak.
Rift between President Martelly and PSP majority bloc?
- Created on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:39 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Deputies in President Michel Martellyâ€™s majority bloc, Parliamentarians for Stability and Progress, are in fear of retaliation from the administration after not delivering the electoral council members it had suggested.
Senate President gave mandate for VP to sign, but would not have signed
- Created on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:48 AM
More sanctions placed on Deputy Arnel Belizaire
- Created on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:39 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Deputy Arnel Belizaire was sanctioned for the second time in as many weeks for departing from a decorum fitting of a representative of the Haitian people. Deputy Belizaire will not be able to speak for 15 days and will also have an indemnity taken from his salary for the damage of property.
Chamber President target of threats from Executive say Deputies
- Created on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:17 PM
Deputy Alexis sends 3 names to Martelly for electoral council
- Created on Monday, March 18, 2013 9:26 AM
PM Lamothe evades parliamentary inquiry on $120M Hurricane Sandy relief
- Created on Friday, March 15, 2013 4:46 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, on Thursday, evaded a fifth invitation by parliamentarians looking to inquire about the $120 million [US] in emergency funding for humanitarian relief after the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Sandy in the fall of 2012.
Deputy ThimolÃ©on says Chamber is not settled on electoral council
- Created on Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:01 PM
Parliament close to submitting provisional electoral council members
- Created on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 7:45 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - According to sources, the Parliament on Monday night designated three individuals that will represent the legislature in the provisional electoral council, Transitory College of the Permanent Electoral Council but have not officially transmitted the names to the President.
Deputy Arnel Belizaire presents evidence of corruption at Haitian Post Offices
- Created on Saturday, March 09, 2013 10:10 AM
Colleagues place sanctions on Deputy Arnel Belizaire
- Created on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 7:07 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Parliamentarians for Institutional Reinforcement (PRI) regretted the manner in which member, Arnel Belizaire (Delmas/ind.) entered the office of the Director of Post Offices of Haiti on February 27, 2013 and placed a series of sanctions on the deputy.
Martelly has conditional welcome in popular districts, says Senator
- Created on Monday, March 04, 2013 10:04 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - When President Michel Martelly travels to Bel-Air, Solino, Cite Soleil and other popular districts in the city of Port-au-Prince, he must send three cargo buses of rice and food kits two and three days in advance before showing his face according to Senator Jean-Baptiste Bien-Aime (Nord-Est/Inite).