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Nawoon Marcellus, candidate for Bouclier in Nord

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Nawoon Marcellus, candidate for Bouclier in Nord

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Nawoon Marcellus First Muslim in Parliament. He served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies (COD) under the Aristide administration 2001-2004. Originally he was a member of the disbanded Lavalas Family party.

Marcellus enjoyed the achievement of one who professed his Muslim faith as being the first person of his religion to be elected to the COD.

Muslims in Haiti number 4,000-5,000 and have become identifiable in recent years, living peacefully side-by-side with Catholics and Voodooists.

Tags: Cap-Haitian, muslim, north, North Department, Bouclier, Nawoon Marcellus, Islam

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