Elie Lescot during a reception in United States
This is the picture of Elie Lescot, a former Haitian President. He is seeing here during a reception in United States.
Elie Lescot benefited from the American occupation of Haiti due to his close political and economic ties to the United States
After his return from France, during the United States occupation of Haiti between 1915 and 1934, and held various positions in the government of Louis Borno and Sténio Vincent.
One important role was when he became Haiti ambassador to the neighboring Dominican Republic. This allowed him to develop an alliance with President Rafael Trujillo