[Abridged translation of an article from Haïti-Liberté for June 22. See original here.]
By Berthony Dupont
The meeting for approval of Prime Minister-Designate Daniel Gérard Rouzier ended in a setback for the Martelly camp and for the United States ambassador, who last week tirelessly expressed his support for the ultra conservative partisan of the neoliberal plan, who is Rouzier.
The meeting of members of the lower chamber of the parliament had in fact been scheduled for Monday, June 20, and was to begin at 1:00 in the afternoon. It was about 4:00 when it finally began, with the attendance of 73 representatives, among them the 13 new members declared by the Bureau du Contentieux Electoral National [National Bureau of Electoral Disputes] to be the winners in the controversial legislative elections of last March. It was President Michel Martelly who finally published the names of the 13 representatives and two senators in the official journal Le Moniteur… (more…)