Mirlande Manigat accused Martelly on money-laundering for Carnival in Les cayes
The Haitian government had to go public to denounce the allegation of former Presidential candidate Mirlande Manigat who accused the Martelly government for being involved in money-laundering. Mrs Manigat claimed that the 2012 carnival moved to the city of Les Cayes to make it easy for money-laundering. That large-scale money laundering happening in Les Cayes with the agents coming by boat, with cash.
The report said that Prime Minister Garry Conilled was shocked to hear such an allegation from a former Presidential candidate. He said that Ms. Manigat has no basis for making such an accusation and went on to clarify that the only reason the 2012 Carnival was moved to the City of Les Cayes in light of the objective of president Michel Martelly to decentralize the country