Haiti President, Suspected Drug Trafficker Relationship Denounced by Deputy
- Created on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 11:42 AM
LES CAYES, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - It was discovered that, Thursday, as Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe was addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Haitian President Michel Martelly had not traveled to New York City as previously reported but instead spent the day and night at the home of his friend, suspected drug-trafficker Daniel Evinks who was arrested a week earlier for being in the possession of more than 2 dozen kilos of marijuana.
Ex-Fla. Rep. John Julien, 50, dies of cancer
- Created on Friday, September 27, 2013 1:11 PM
MIAMI, USA (sentinel.ht) - On Friday, Former Florida State Representative, North Miami Beach Councilman, and Haitian-American, John Patrick Julien, died of cancer at the age of 50.
Order to impeach Haiti President passed from Senate to House
- Created on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:37 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The report recommending the indictment and impeachment of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice was transmitted to the Chamber of Deputies announced the First Secretary of the Senate on Wednesday morning, but not without controversy.
Haiti: Senate votes on recommendation to impeach President
- Created on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:03 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The Senate of the Republic voted on Tuesday a report by a special committee that recommended the indictment and impeachment of President Michel Martelly, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice.
Haiti's Ranking Senators in Washington to Warn of Impending Political Crisis
- Created on Friday, September 20, 2013 1:41 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (sentinel.ht) - The President and First Secretary of the National Assembly, Senators Simon Dieuseul Desras and Steven Benoit arrived in Washington, D.C., Thursday where they discussed with their counterparts and the U.S. Congress the plethora of unconstitutional drifts of the Martelly Administration.
Haiti: Justice Minister in sights of Senate for abuses of power
- Created on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - With a growing record of controversial decisions that border injustice and human rights abuses, the Ministry of Justice, Jean Renel Sanon, is now facing possible removal by the Senate, said the Chairman of the Justice and Security Committee, Senator Pierre Francky Exius.
Haiti PSP Deputies kneeling before President, House Speaker denounces
- Created on Thursday, September 12, 2013 10:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The President of the Chamber of Deputies, upon learning a number of Parliamentarians had kneeled before the President of the Republic at the National Palace, denounced the act as he threatened to release names and dossiers to the populations that elected the deputies. The Chamber President also said some of the PSP deputies had fallen into the logic of issuing death threats.
Haiti: A farewell to former House Speaker CassÃ©us
- Created on Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:44 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A state funeral took place on Monday to bid farewell to former Deputy Ernst Pedro CassÃ©us (Port-au-Prince), a former President of the Chamber of Deputies, member of the 45th and 46th legislatures, Director of the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information (IHSI), Professor at the State University and publisher of reference book on the decentralization of Haiti.
Haiti: Law on Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing finally passed
- Created on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 3:40 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - At the last possible minute, the Chamber of Deputies, Monday, before going out of session finally passed the Law Sanctioning Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing that has been on the House agenda for more than a year and a half since passing the Senate.
Haiti: House Speaker Jean Tholbert Alexis, Walking the Line
- Created on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 3:09 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On his first day out of legislative session, the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Jean Tholbert Alexis (Croix-des-Bouquets/Inite), sat down for an extended interview where he talked about his transition from being the leader of President Michel Martelly's majority in the Lower House, to becoming the Speaker of the House who fought to maintain the integrity of the Chamber by walking a thin line ultimately thwarting the administration's plan to take over the electoral council and make the election rules.
Haiti: Deputies conclude voting on 2013 Electoral Bill
- Created on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:59 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Voting on the articles of the 2013 Electoral Bill ended on Monday with a chamber seemingly divided on the last day of legislative sessions. Members of the presidential majority allege that the vote on mandates of Senators was hi-jacked and is now not in the favor of the President of the Republic.
Dorcena Forry first non-Irish to host St Pat's breakfast in S. Boston
- Created on Sunday, September 08, 2013 8:55 AM
BOSTON, USA (sentinel.ht) - Haitian-American Massachusetts State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry will become the first non-Irish-American to host the "storied political roast", South Boston St. Patrick's Day breakfast after Boston City Councilman Bill Linehan stood down from his battle to block her.
Haiti Deputies propose to impeach President for High Treason
- Created on Saturday, September 07, 2013 9:29 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A group of Deputies, members of the Lower House presented a resolution comprehensively outlining a series of offenses and proposing the impeachment of the President of the Republic Michel Martelly, Prime Minister and Minister of Justice of Haiti.
Haiti: Opposing Parliamentarians subjects of security threats, says Senate Official
- Created on Saturday, September 07, 2013 10:03 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - In a press conference, Wednesday, the Second Secretary of the Senate said he had knowledge of list in the National Palace of political opponents that are subjects for assassination, among them are four parliamentarians.
Haiti National Palace Electoral Bill not defended by PSP Deputies
- Created on Thursday, September 05, 2013 11:30 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) â€“ 7 Deputies of the Parliamentarians for Stability and Progress (PSP) bloc who were part of a 13-member commission established to study the Electoral Bill modified and submitted by the National Palace abstained from defending the interests of the President of the Republic and submitting a report to the Administrative Offices of the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday. A report was filed by minority members.
Haiti Electoral Bill declared 'Unreceivable' in Commission Report
- Created on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 11:09 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A majority of 13 deputies in a commission established to study the Electoral Bill have declared the document unreceivable because of the modifications made at the National Palace.
Haiti: House Speaker believes overdue elections impossible in 2013
- Created on Sunday, September 01, 2013 11:04 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The President of the Chamber of Deputies said elections, that were due to be held November 2011, can not possibly held before the end of 2013 as he announced the forming of a commission to study the draft electoral law submitted by the National Palace on Tuesday.
No one will accept Haiti President rule without Parliament
- Created on Saturday, August 31, 2013 2:28 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) â€“ "There is not a person who will accept the President, Joseph Michel Martelly, to rule the country without a Parliament for one second" and it is unfortunate that it took the international community to state its position in agreement with ARTICLE 95 of the Constitution of Haiti, for the Haitian Head of State to realize this, said the President of the Chamber of Deputies on Friday.
Haiti: "Acknowledge the resignation of the President," warns National Assembly Prez
- Created on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:14 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The President of the National Assembly on Monday warned the President of the Republic that both Houses of Parliament would acknowledge his resignation if he chose to not preside over the opening of legislative sessions in the National Assembly on the second Monday of January 2014 as per the Constitution.
Haiti: Deputy Commission recommends indicting President
- Created on Monday, August 26, 2013 5:45 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - An ad-hoc committee of the Chamber of Deputes investigating the circumstances of the death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph completed its report on Friday which recommended the indictment of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice on the grounds of perjury.