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Partial list of privileges enjoyed by Government officials in Haiti

Partial list of privileges enjoyed by Government officials in Haiti

Haitian Government very generous toward his public servants, not his citizens

Do you know that each Haitian Senator costs Haitian Tax payers: $2,000,000.00 US a year, There are 30 Senator's seats for $60,000,000.00 a year.

The official residence for the Senate Speaker at Thomassin 25, costs the tax payers about $112,500.00 US annually in rent.

Did you know that each Haitian Deputy costs the Government $500,000 US a year. There are 119 deputies for $59,500,000

The residence occupied by the director general of the PNH cost the Haitian State about $96,000 US dollars a year.

The government under the Office of the Prime Minister is composed of the Prime Minister and several Cabinet Ministers. The Prime Minister has an official residence paid by the tax payers. amount unknown. Each minister receives $5,000.00 US monthly for a second residence or $60,000.00 a year. There are 20 Ministers for $1,200,000.00

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Six candidates wanting to be the next Prime Minister of Haiti

Six candidates wanting to be the next Prime Minister of Haiti

here is a picture of the Six candidates who want to become the next Prime Minister of Haiti under Head of State, Jocelerme Privert

Mirlande Manigat, presented by the JISTIS platform

Edgard Leblanc Fils, proposed by the majority bloc in the Chamber of Deputies

Fritz Jean, proposed by the civil society and human rights organizations

Jacques Sampeur, proposed by the G30,

Joanas Gay, proposed by the platform Vérité

Simon Dieuseul Desras, presented by the platform Palmis

During his first press conference on February 19th, 2016, Jocelerme Privert, the provisional president of Haiti, announced the names of six probable contenders for the Prime Minister's seat. They were: Ms. Myrlande Manigat (representing JISTIS platform), economist Fritz Jean (proposed by the civil society and human rights organizations), former Senator Edgard Leblanc Fils (proposed by the majority bloc in the Chamber of Deputies and the minority bloc in the Senate of the Republic), Jacques Sampeur (proposed by the G30), former Senator Simon Dieuseul Desras (proposed by the platform Palmis) and former Minister Joanas Gay (proposed by the platform Vérité). However, after extensive discussions in the Parliament on Wednesday, February 24, that number reduced to three, Mirlande Manigat, Edgar Leblanc Fils and Fritz Jean. Finally, economist Fritz Jean was chosen by Haiti's provisional President Jocelerme Privert on late Thursday, on February 25, 2016.

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Haiti National Council of Government

Haiti National Council of Government

February 07, 1986 Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Here is a picture of the members of the National Council of Haitian Government, also called military-civilian government or junta that replaced former Haitian dictator Jean-Claud Duvalier. This picture was taken during the ceremony instituting the new team. Members include: Colonel Max Valles, Colonel William Regala, Lieutenant General Henry Namphy, Alix Cineas, Gerard Gourgue, Colonel Prosper Avril.

The National Council of Government was the ruling body of Haiti from 1986 to 1988. Henri Namphy (born November 2, 1932 in Cap-Haïtien) was a political figure and Haitian general. He served as the President of Haiti's such interim ruling body, the National Council of Government, from February 7, 1986 to February 7, 1988. Again, Namphy served as the President of Haiti (from June 20, 1988 to September 17, 1988) until his deposition by a Haitian coup d'état. The National Council of Government was formed as a joint military and civilian provisional government following the exile of President for Life Jean-Claude Duvalier. The council consisted of a President, Lieutenant General Henri Namphy, and five Members, three from the military (Colonel Max Valles, Colonel Prosper Avril and Colonel William Regala) and two civilians (Maitre Gérard Gourgue and Mr. Alix Cinéas). Resignation of Gerard Gourgue on March 20, 1986, led to a commotion among this small group and a new National Council of Government was formed within a month with three members (Colonel William Regala, Mr. Jacques François from April 1987 and Me. Luc D. Hector from February 1988) and 13 ministers. This ruling body took two important measures: rehabilitation of the blue and red Haitian flag on February 17, 1986 and the dissolution of the Volunteers of National Security on February 15, 1986.

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The Superior Court of Auditors and Administrative Disputes - 2014

The Superior Court of Auditors and Administrative Disputes - 2014

Here is a picture of the members of the Superior Court of Auditors and Administrative Disputes - 2014.

In September, 2014, the Superior Court of Auditors and Administrative Disputes (CSC/CA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for implementing steps to strengthen its capacity and scope of operation. As per the plan, the UNDP would provide its expertise to evaluate the efficiency of CSC/CA's institutional organism and provide mechanisms for improvement of administrative and financial control. The Superior Court of Auditors and Administrative Disputes (CSC/CA) is a capital institution responsible for strengthening of good governance, oversee the actions and management of public administration and public funds, and assist the parliament and the executive in the control of enforcement of laws and regulations regarding the budget and Public accounts.

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Jocelerme Privert named Enex Jean-Charles as new Prime Minister

Jocelerme Privert named Enex Jean-Charles as new Prime Minister

Here is a picture of Haitian President Jocelerme Privert with the newly named Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles.

After the rejection of Haiti's interim president Privert's first Prime Minister Nominee Fritz Alphonse Jean by the parliament, President Privert proposed another name as Prime Minister Nominee, Enex Jean-Charles. Jean Charles is a civil servant and professor of administrative law and a longtime adviser of the National Palace. Following the verification of his eligibility criteria by the Special Parliamentary Committee, the new Prime Minister has received the approval of the Haitian Chamber of Deputies with 78-1 votes. His 15-member cabinet has received approval from both the Senate and the Lower Chamber. Earlier to this appointment, he was one of Privert's advisers and president in the ministerial cabinet as Minister of Planning and External Cooperation in the eventual government of Fritz-Alphonse Jean. He has many published research reports and articles on administrative matters to his credit. He is a well known figure in the international community of professors, politicians and community leaders. Enex Jean-Charles is well known in politics since 1988. He is a friend of everyone, but with fewer enemies.

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Removal of presidential sash from Michel Martelly

Removal of presidential sash from Michel Martelly

Here is a picture of the ceremony for the removal of presidential sash from President Michel Martelly.

On Sunday, February 7, 2016, Michel Martelly made his farewell speech to the nation as he left his office without any replacement. His day of departure coincidentally became the first day of Port-au-Prince's annual three-day Carnival celebration, which was called off as violent protests erupted in many places. It was as well as the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Duvalier dictatorship. Martelly left the country in the hands of a disputed interim government amid one of the worst political crises in recent years-- and without a president. However, an agreement for a transitional government was reached just twenty two hours before Martelly left his office. To symbolize his departure, Martelly returned the presidential sash to the National Assembly by handing it over to the then National Assembly President Jocelerme Privert.

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Michel Martelly returning presidential sash to National Assembly

Michel Martelly returning presidential sash to National Assembly

Here is a picture of President Michel Martelly as he was returning the presidential sash to the National Assembly.

On February 7, 2016, the former President Martelly to symbolize his departure, returned the presidential sash to the National Assembly by handing it over to the then National Assembly President Jocelerme Privert. The presidential sash is an important symbol of the continuity of the presidency, designed to resemble the nation's flag, or the country's national colors and symbols, especially those of Latin American presidents. Its value as a symbol of the office of the head of state can be compared to that of a crown in monarchies. To symbolize a change, Jean-Bertrand Aristide as a new President chose a peasant woman to put the Presidential sash on him. The next morning, President Aristide served breakfast to hundreds of homeless people and street kids at the National Palace.

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Agreement between Michel Martelly, Jocelerme Privert, Cholzer Chancy

Agreement between Michel Martelly, Jocelerme Privert, Cholzer Chancy

Here is a picture of President Michel Martelly and the Presidents of both Houses of Parliament: Senator Jocelerme Privert (Senate) and Deputy Cholzer Chancy (Lower House) as they are getting ready to sign the agreement.

On Saturday, February 6th, 2016, at the National Palace, President Martelly President Martelly along with the Presidents of both the Houses of Parliament, Senator Jocelerme Privert (Senate) and Deputy Cholzer Chancy (Lower House) signed an agreement for institutional continuity at the end of his Presidential mandate of the Republic in the absence of an elected president and for the continuation of the electoral process that started on August 9, 2015. On February 7th, Martelly made an address to the nation before the National Assembly announcing the end of his tenure and departure from power. However, as per G8 political platform, the agreement seeks to postpone a crisis that must be solved immediately. They are of the opinion that two of the signatories, Privert and Chancy can never be empowered to sign such an accord without being nominated through a majority vote. As per former President Martelly, it was imperative to make such political agreement for creating political stability and maintaining social peace. However, the G8 believes this agreement completely disregards the general consensus and protests of the common people and attempts to validate the 2015 election with the reinstatement of former army.

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Demand to return all vehicles assigned to National Palace

Demand to return all vehicles assigned to National Palace

The Secretary General of the National palace wants to remind everyone who has in their possession vehicles registered under the executive branch of government to bring them to the services of transportation and the garage of the National Palace in less than 72 hours. After the delay, the secretary will be in a position to take all the necessary actions to take possession of these vehicles

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Haiti, Controlling those with Natural or Injected Power

Haiti, Controlling those with Natural or Injected Power

In Haiti, the ongoing game of controlling those with the most Natural or Injected Power.

Haiti, one of the most interesting countries in the world in term of power struggle. This is a country since its inception in 1804, has been fighting itself. the country took its independence from the French under the notion of freedom, which many believe it is one of the biggest revolutions in the history of the world. However, because of this independence, it seems that Haiti has been put in a unique box. It seems that more than anything the decision has been made that Haiti must be controlled at any cost.

One of the hardest things found by those wanting to control is the individual control. Due to many factors such as volume of the population, what everyone listens to or watches or is associated with, the individual control is almost impossible in Haiti. However, Haiti has been under control. The method used is to control by controlling those with the most natural or injected power. As a result, we often end up with leaders that do not serve the Haitian population. These leaders such as Presidents, Prime-Ministers, Senators, Deputies, politicians, and others are serving others and in the meantime try as much to enrich themselves. They are puppets, taking dictation from their puppet masters. Often these decisions have nothing to do with the interest of the Haitian society.

In the meantime, we as a society continue to dig our own grave, saving those same puppet masters time an energy to do it.

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