Supporters of Duvalier and Martelly form political parties
Self-proclaimed former soldiers found pro-Martelly, Macoutist political party
Belladère, April 15 – After the attempted occupation of abandoned barracks in 2012, men claiming to be former members of the Army of Haiti have surfaced again, this time in Belladère, at the heart of a political party that has already aroused concern in the border community, the AlterPresse agency has learned.
On Tuesday, April 8, about 200 men, wearing uniforms of the army dissolved in 1995 and of the Macoute, the Duvalierist militia, met at the office of the Belladère vice-delegate [a local official appointed by the federal government] for the purpose of appointing Lucknel Morette as head of a party known as the Parti de la Rénovation Nationale (PRN). (more…)