Jean-Bertrand Aristide told supporters to vote for Maryse Narcisse

Jean-Bertrand Aristide told supporters to vote for Maryse Narcisse

Here is a picture of Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide with presidential candidate of Fanmi Lavalas Maryse Narcisse on September 30, 2015 as he tells thousands of supporters to vote for her.

On Wednesday, September 30, outside the residence of the twice-ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, thousands of Fanmi Lavalas party supporters were chanting, singing and waving photos of Aristide and music blared from loud speakers while they were waiting eagerly to listen few words of their favorite leader. In the early evening Aristide appeared with Maryse Narcisse outside his walled property. Standing on the back of a pickup truck alongside Narcisse, he delivered a seven minute speech before his 2,000 odd supporters and that prompted loud cheers and applause. He criticized the role of the present electoral authority and described their process of conducting an election is rather a mere process of 'selection'. He called on his supporters to ensure that the party chief, Maryse Narcisse wins the election and becomes the President of the nation.

Dr. Maryse Narcisse holds an impressive resume as an advocate for health care and human rights for Haiti's poor majority. Following the ousting and exile of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Feb. 29, 2004 and after Maryse's return to Haiti in October 2007, she was once , taken at gunpoint in the front of her home as she was the second high-profile figure of the Lavalas movement, supporter of Aristide. After Aristide's exile in 2004, she became the personal spokesperson for President Aristide and was instrumental in creating an international voice for the Lavalas movement. Dr. Narcisse was appointed as the director of the Aristide Foundation for Democracy and she took several trips to meet Aristide in South Africa and acted as his official spokesperson in Haiti. She also serves on a five-member Executive Committee for Fanmi Lavalas.

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