Checks and Balances in Haitian Government

Checks and Balances in Haitian Government

The Haitian government has a structure of Checks and balances. However, in practice that has not been the case.

Following the exile of the Dictator Jean Claude Duvalier, a new Constitution was created. Beside promoting a Democratic system in Haiti, the new constitution wanted to established three branches of government with a system of Checks and Balances.

However, this proved hard to do. The Executive branch naturally became the branch with more power. It holds many tools that the other branches do not have at their disposition, including the power of nomination

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