Minister of Justice, Jean Renel Sanon, appointed Francisco René the new Port-au-Prince Chief Prosecutor despite protest by Carlos Hercules, Law Societies President.
Hercules points out René is unfit to serve as Chief Prosecutor because every government post he has held scandal has followed him. The Haitian Bar Association has tried to disbar him without success.
Hercules mailed Sanon, stating his objections to Francisco Rene's appointment. Sanon says he will uphold René's appointment because he "brings order and I appreciate his work."
As the heads start rolling as a result of the arrest of Deputy Arnel Belizaire, Government Prosecutor Félix Léger became first casualty.
Government Prosecutor Félix Léger was accused of ordering the arrest of a seating official of the Haitian government.
The decision of the Justice Minister to dismiss Government Prosecutor Félix Léger was done with the objective to decrease the the crisis that has been top story for the past several weeks in Haiti.
Is this decision to fire Government Prosecutor Félix Léger likely to solve the issue around Deputy Arnel Belizaire?
A new authority is in town. The new Government Commissioner of Haiti, Me René Francisco, started this new job in August, 2013 and immediately, the controversies followed him.
Many people in the Haitian society estimated that Me René Francisco takes control of the prosecutor of Port-au-Prince to help the government of Michel Martelly to start a repressive machinery against the opposition.
Me Francisco René replaced Me Lucmane Delille in office since October 30, 2012 as the new Prosecutor of Port-au-Prince. the appointment was made by Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice.
This position of Government Commissioner has recently become one with the highest turnover rate in this government. Me Francisco René became the 9th Commissioner of Government under the government of Martelly. Prior to him, we can recall: Me Lucmane Délille, Me Jean-Claude Dabrésil, Me Elco Saint-Amant, Renel Sénatus, Harrycidas Auguste, Sonel Jean François, Félix Léger, Lionel Constant Bourgouin
This is a sign that demonstrates that boys will always be boys. The Haitian parliament turned into a boxing range in July 2013 when several Haitian Deputies decided that action is worth more than talking. As you can see in a video, the Haitian deputies forgot all decencies and civility when they decide to at each other in a physical manner.
Is this what we want our children to see. Even more, do we want that as a role model for our children.
We need to pray for Haiti
Deputy Arnel Belizaire caused panic in a legislative session in Haiti.
In a session in the Haitian Parliament, that took place in March, 2013, the members realized that they presented a document to vote on. However, the document presented was different than the one the discussion was about. It was regarding the law sanctioning money laundering and terrorist financing which was already voted the Haitian Senate.
According to "All Haiti ans several media sources, the Haitian judge Jean Serge Joseph died on Saturday July 13, 2013 following a historic decision to compel the attendance of some high government authorities in the case involving Haitian First Lady, Sophia Martelly as well as te son of the President, Olivier Martelly.
Judge Joseph is from the region of L'Estere
Based on the information in circulation, President Michel Martelly had ordered the judge to reconsider its decision. According to Radio Kiskeya, the Judge died 48 hours after meeting with President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Laurent Lamorthe and attorney Louis Gary Lissade.
The Chamber of Deputies has established a commission to investigate the causes of death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph
This was a policy of the Haitian Emperor Faustin Soulouque
Emigration Policy toward African American.
Following the previous policy of Jean-Pierre Boyer, new efforts to settle African Americans in Haiti were launched by Emperor Faustin Soulouque in 1855 on the settling of African Americans in the island of Haiti
The government of Jean-Pierre Boyer implemented a policy called the Society for Promoting the Emigration of Free Persons of Color to Haiti.
During the government of Jean-Pierre Boyer, The Haitian government made an appeal to the Black American to come and settle in Haiti. The government offered incentive such as free trips and 10 pounds of coffee per family upon their arrival in Haiti. Additionally, the new immigrants would receive three acres of land and money.
In a major upset, Haitian-American Jean Monestime defeated Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle to become the first Haitian-American Commissioner in Miaim-Dade County. Monestime is a former real estate broker and former North Miami City Council and was eble to get the victory with less then a quarter of the fund available to Dorrin D. Rolle