Here is Nawoon Marcellus, First senator of Nord.
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December 27th is the date of the run-off between Celestin, who garnered 25.27% or the vote, and Moise in first place with 32.81%.
Here is a picture of Mr. Nawoon Marcellus, candidate for Bouclier in the Nord Department
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.