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Tholbert Alexis, Former President of Chamber of Deputy

Tholbert Alexis, Former President of Chamber of Deputy

Here is a picture of Tholbert Alexis, Former President of Chamber of Deputy.

Jean Tholbert Alexis (born November 29, 1973), an elected representative of ANSANM NOU FO political party from Croix-des-Bouquets, became the President of the Chamber of Deputies following the elections held, on Wednesday, 16 January 2013. He received 65 votes of the 91 deputies present at the session. As a President of the Lower House, he had always remained vocal about human rights abuses. By profession, he is a lawyer. He had managed many important port folios during his career, likes of Member Committee Public Works, Transport and Communication; Member Committee Finance, Trade, Economy and Budget; Member of Commission for Justice and Public Safety; Chairman of Special Committee to study the parts of the former Prime Minister-designate, Daniel Gérard Rouzier, by President of the Republic Michel Joseph Martelly and became the General Manager of a village project ONA (National Old-Age Insurance Office).

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Leon Charles, named Haiti Police Chief

Leon Charles, named Haiti Police Chief

April, 2004 - Leon Charles, named Haiti Police Chief following the removal of President Jean Bertrand Aristide.

According to information obtained, Leon Charles is a former officer of Haiti Military, FADH, in the Marine division. He became the new Police Chief of Haiti and later was replaced by Mario Andresol. While some people were not satisfied with his job performance, many others think that Leon Charles served his country well

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Moloskot back in Miami, Little Haiti Cultural Center, March 2016

Moloskot back in Miami, Little Haiti Cultural Center, March 2016

Here is a picture of Moloskot in Miami at Little Haiti Cultural Center in March 2016 during a presentation of Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise.

The radio host Laventure Ernest Edouard is better known by the name Moloskot. In May 2013, this acolyte of former Haitian President Martelly was accused by the director of the General Administration of Customs (GAC), Fresnel Jean-Baptiste, in theft charges of securities and criminal conspiracy. As per Radio Kiskeya sources, he distributed fake official badges as well as arms to a group of custom employees. However, in an interview on the radio Scoop FM, Moloskot said he was betrayed. Because, he was employed by the President to do a specific job, but does not understand how everything went wrong. Recently, in March 2016, at Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami, he was present during a presentation of Martelly's of Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise.

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Former CEP member, Pierre Richard Duchemin, is dead

Former CEP member, Pierre Richard Duchemin, is dead

Here is a picture of former CEP member, Pierre Richard Duchemin. On Sunday, March 6, 2016, following a road accident on National 2, near Leogane, Pierre Richard Duchemin was pronounced dead.

On Sunday, March 6, 2016, the former election adviser, Pierre Richard Duchemin, died following a traffic accident occurred on the highway # 2, up to Leogane. He was traveling in a car with the son of a former councilor. We might remember that about ten years ago he suffered a terrible car accident, in the same locality. That accident cost him a broken femur, broken knee and fractured pelvis. He was a representative of the Haitian Catholic Church in the CEP (Provisional Electoral Council), joined on February 6, 2005. He joined as a CEP member, replacing Julien Roselaure who held the position as the President of the CEP.

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Jean-Marie Cherestal

Jean-Marie Cherestal

Here are some pictures of Mr. Jean-Marie Chérestal.

Jean-Marie Chérestal (18 June 1947) was a Prime Minister (2 March 2001 - 21 January 2002) under Jean-Bertrand Aristide's presidency. He submitted his resignation following accusations of corruption and questionable management from his own Lavalas party. He is an agronomist, former Minister of Agriculture, Executive Board Member of Truth. On Monday, February 29, 2016, Provisional President Privert strengthened his executive team by appointing Jean-Marie Chérestal as his private advisor. Privert has also appointed another former Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive (under Préval) as his Chief of Staff. Other political advisors appointed by him are: Raymond Jeanty (one of the right arms of former President Préval) as director of the National Palace; Daly Valet, former campaign manager of Moïse Jean-Charles, in charge of the national dialogue file; Joanas Gué, Harry Adam, former director of the UCLBP (under Martelly administration), Senator Kelly C. Bastien (Senate candidate - Vérité), former deputy Jean David Génesté are also part of the President Privert advisers.

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Haitian Agriculture Minister, Joanas Gue

Haitian Agriculture Minister, Joanas Gue

Here is a picture of Haitian Agriculture Minister, Joanas Gué.

The former Minister of Agriculture, Jonas Gué was one among the six potential candidates to the post of the Prime Minister which was published on Friday, February 19. His other five contenders for the post were: the economist and former Governor of the Haitian National Bank, Fritz Jean (the present Prime Minister); Director of the Radio Télé Antilles international, Jacques Sampeur; Myrlande Hyppolite Manigat, a presidential runner-up in 2010; the former Senator Dieusseul Simon Desras ; and the former Senator Edgar Leblanc Fils from OPL (Organisation du peuple en lutte). We might remember that in February 2010, following the devastating earthquake, then Agriculture Minister Jonas Gué asked for debt relief when he visited Rome to meet with senior officials of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) during the 33rd session of the Funds' Governing Council. He convinced them to ease the burden in order to rehabilitate and strengthen Haiti's agriculture and rural sector following the previous month's devastating earthquake. In July 2010, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cancelled its $268 million debts owed by Haiti and extended a loan support amounting to $60 million under extended credit facility (ECF) plan.

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Lilianne Pierre-Paul, reporter for Radio Haiti International in the 1980s

Lilianne Pierre-Paul, reporter for Radio Haiti International in the 1980s

Here is a picture of Lilianne Pierre-Paul, reporter for Radio Haiti International in the 1980s.

The relentless efforts to expose social problems and injustice have always forced Lilianne Pierre-Paul to remain the most outspoken critic of the government since the final days of the Duvalier regime. Lilianne is the star reporter of 'Radio Haiti International and Radio Kiskeya'. She is a pride of the Haitian society, President of the Association of Haitian Media and also the leading reporter and a regular host of Radio Kiskeya. In recent times, she was vocal against all irregularities and election frauds of Martelly administration as well. Her bold reporting curtailed the Pierre-Paul's movement, she was imprisoned for her views on governments, faced numerous death threats and she was on several hit lists. Many times, her entry was prohibited from entering certain government buildings and Lilianne was sent on a six-year exile in Venezuela and Curacao-- but she has always refused to remain silent. Her devotion and commitment helped her to win the 'Courage Journalism Award' in 1990 by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). She won the 'Roc Cadet SOS Freedom Prize' in 2014. On December 13, 2012, she was honored by the 'Havana Guitar Show'.

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Michel Martelly cries as he spends Final moments in Office

Michel Martelly cries as he spends Final moments in Office

Here is a picture of President Michel Martelly crying as he spent hi final moments in Office as President of Haiti.

President Michel Martelly made his 20- minute farewell address to the Haitians while leaving his office on February 7, 2016. In his speech before the parliament, he said one of his biggest regrets was that the presidential election could not be completed. He thanked those who accompanied him, defended his family against accusations of embezzlement. He said, people will remember that once there was a certain Michel Joseph Martelly who loved, gave, and built. He has worked night and day for the country and is ready to answer before the court of history. During the final moments in the office, he became emotional; drops of tears were shining in his eyes.

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Dominique Anglade Canadian elected to National Assembly of Quebec

Dominique Anglade Canadian elected to National Assembly of Quebec

Here is Canadian of Haitian origin Dominique Anglade who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec.

Dominique Anglade (42) is a member of the National Assembly of Quebec, former president of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) and the CEO of Montreal International, an agency responsible to promote the city to foreign investors. After graduating in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal (EPM), she began her career at Procter & Gamble in Ontario in 1996. In 2003, she completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) from HEC Montreal (Hautes Etudes Commerciales). She provides strategic advice to many leading companies. Anglade was born in Montreal, but her parents (Georges Anglade and Mireille Neptune) were originally from Haiti, and had returned to live there permanently. Her father was a writer and professor, co-founder of the department of geography at Université du Québec à Montréal. Unfortunately, both of them died in the Haitian earthquake of January 2010. Anglade is Quebec's new minister of the economy, science and innovation and digital strategy.

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Evans Paul at the investiture of Jocelerme Privert

Evans Paul at the investiture of Jocelerme Privert

Here is a picture of Prime Minister Evans Paul during the investiture of Provisional President Jocelerme Privert.

On February 14, 2016, during the ceremony of investiture of Jocelerme Privert as the Provisional President of Haiti, many hardcore oppositions like Maryse Narcissi and Mildred Aristide, wife of former President Jean Bertrand Aristide, Jean Charles Moise, Mathias Pierre, Joanas Gué from the Platform of Truth, losing candidate Dejean Bélizaire, and many noted businessmen were present at the National Palace. In his speech for the occasion, Privert sent many thanks to his former colleagues of the Parliament who have bestowed their confidence on him. It was surprising to note that Prime Minister Evans Paul was standing in the crowd in a marginalized manner like an onlooker. Was there any coded message from the new provisional president that to let the Haitian Prime Minister know that he has no place in his new administration? Privert will pick Haiti's next Prime Minister, in consultation with the Speakers of the House and Senate.

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