Haitian lawmakers rejected President Michel Martelly's second choice for Haiti's Prime Minister. In a vot of 16 No and 14 Yes, the haitian Senate sent President Michel Martelly back to the drowing board to come up with yet another prime Minister designee.
This is something that many people were predicting as the bloc of 16 Senators remained firm in their decision not to accept the candidacy of Bernard Gousse for Prime Minister of Haiti.
Many people now are predicting that the President only has a few choices remaining and some of the names include: Jean Henry Céant Or Jean Max Bellerive?
The Haitian president has not been satisfied with the performance of the Haiti legislators since he came into power. On his second attempt to have a Prime Minister to run his government, several senator went public to voice their position against the choice.
There has been a rumor that the haitian President might attempt the dissolution of the Haitian Parliament if his Prime Minister nominee Bernard Gousse is not approved by thew senat
Here is a picture of Haitian President nominating Mr. Bernard Gousse as his second choice for Prime Minister of Haiti. This took place at Haiti Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Martelly spoke before taking a three-day trip to Spain where he is expected to meet some high officials of Spain government as well as potential investors to Haiti.
Because of his role as the interim Justice Minister under Gerard Latortue government, Mr. Bernard Gousse is likely to confront strong opposition to become the next Prime Minister of Haiti. Many Lavalas supporters supporters opposed his choice to be the next Prime Minister of Haiti.
President Michel Martelly reassure the Haitian population that his candidate for the post of Prime Minister, Bernard Gousse will be confirmed by the Haitian Senate. Out of a total of 30 Haitian Senators, the president stated that he has nearly 18 Senators are prepared to ratify Mr. Bernard Gousse as Prime Minister.
This is contrary to a resolution signed by 16 Haitian Senators where all sixteen of them rejected the designation of Mr. Bernard Gousse as Prime Minister
Here is a picture of Mr. Bernard Gousse as the interim justice minister of Haiti under the government of Gerard Latortue. Mr. Bernard Gousse resigned his position as Haiti interim Justice Minister due to the fact that the actual government received criticism on the way it was dealing with some political prisonners, particularly, over the prolonged detention of the former prime minister under ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide