Haiti: Unrest Takes Hold

As the debacle over election results continues, Haitian bloggers discuss the mounting unrest in the country, which further complicates efforts to deal with the cholera epidemic.

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  • Lou

    I am not one bit surprised that the government of Preval is trying to steal the election. If one looked at Haitian politics in the last 30 years, there has never been free and fair election on this island.
    I think Preval should be shame of him-self. In the eye of the international politic, this guy is worth a janitor’s job. He has no leadership, no charisma, and basically he has no idea of what running a country is. If Preval really knows politics, his party won the Parliamentary elections, therefore, he should have accept the winner of the presidential election and using the Parliamentary power to control the government. By saying that knowing how the Haitian government ran, his party could force the new elected government to choose a prime minister of his liking, thus, he will have control of two-third of the power in Haiti. The form of the Haitian government gives power to an appointed prime minister and the president yield very little power over government.

    Is that so hard to understand?

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