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President Martelly never met judge Jean Serge Joseph and denied Moloskot's allegation

The Haitian President finally reacted on the news that has been in in all Haitian media this week. During an interview at Radio Signal FM on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, President Michel Martelly denied that he had a meeting with judge Jean Serge Joseph before his death. According to the President, he never met the judge and he accused the opposition that never stopped to fight his government. He said that it is always the same people making the same accusations.

List of scandals around the the government of Michel Martelly

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Press Conference by US Medical doctors, following death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph

Here is the press conference conducted by the two U.S. Doctors at Hospital Bernard Mevs on Sunday July 14, 2013, following the sudden death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph. Contradicting rumors suggesting that the judge had been poisoned or assassinated, the doctors confirmed that the death came as a result of a stroke.

According to Dr. Vencent Degennaro, Judge Jean Serge Joseph was in very bad condition by the time he was brought to the Hospital as a result of a massive stroke. The Haitian judge arrived at the Hospital at 3:00 am on Sunday and died at 8:00 pm on the same day.

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Jean Marie Cherestal, Haiti Prime Minister

Another on Haiti's list of prime ministers who have resigned their posts, Jean-Marie Chérestal tendered his resignation of the post to President Jean-Bertrand Aristide after growing rumors of his corruption became an unbearable rubicon to his political influence.

Haiti's 10th Prime Minister was appointed on March 2, 2001 and served for just ten months before the controversy became publicly known and his continuance as Prime Minister was moot. News reports of the time hinted at statements of his incompetence, given further weight by the decline of the country's economy during his tenure. Adding more fuel to the fire, accusations were made that Jean Marie Cherestal had lined his own pockets with the nation's money and fiddled while Haiti all but burned in poverty.

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Resignation of Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, Bernice Phidelia, dual nationality raised

According to the Communication Office of the Haitian Prime Minister, Bernice Phidelia, the Minister of Haitians living abroad, gave her resignation, Monday, June 10, 2013 to Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs, Pierre Richard Casimir will be assuming this function until further notice.

In less than six Months on the job, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, Bernice Phidelia had to call it a quit. She had taken office on 25 January 2013, following another cabinet reshuffle where she replace Mr. Daniel Supplice.

Bernice Phidelia left her position after accusations have been mounting against her that she nationality other than Haitian. According to Senator John Joel Joseph, she has dual nationality.

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Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe responded to Senate convocation, How did he do?

After 3 convocations not respected by Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, it finally took place yesterday, June 4th, 2013. The Prime Minister spent over 11 hours in the Senate answering questions from a number of Senators. He was threatened with a possible interpellation if he did not respond to this convocation.

According to comments from many Senators as well as many responses from social medias and radios so far, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe did not convince them with his responses yesterday. This includes explanations given on the use of 5 billion Gourdes disbursed during the period of emergency last year, projects in various departments, road construction, Airport construction as well as respect for the Haitian Constitution.

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Only a Two Day Visa issued to Deputy Arnel Belizaire to remain in the United States

Is this a sign that you are not welcome here?

The current Haitian Deputy Arnel Belizaire may feel that way after his recent application for a U.S. visa to enter the country.

Posted on the Facebook page of Deputy Belizaire is a picture of the actual visa issued on May 29, 2013, with an expiration day of May 31, 2013. The visa issued to the Haitian Deputy is enter the United States that is valid only for 2 days.

Deputy Arnel Belizaire denounced the action by posting on his Facebook page:

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Yvon Neptune, Prime Minister of Haiti from 2002 until 2004

The atmosphere after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was taken out of office in 2004 was expectedly tense. His elected prime minister, Yvon Neptune was first-hand witness to this when, following the removal of Aristide, on March 2, he was almost arrested by a mob claiming he should face corruption charges.

It is said that Guy Philippe was the leader of this crusade and his motive had been in retaliation for interviews Yvon Neptune had given to various news bodies in America and Europe. After having served as Prime Minister since 2002, he found himself replaced by an unelected, provisional new government and the country's 12th Prime Minister, Gérard Latortue.

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Louis Noisin, Haitian senator in 1988

After the reign and eventual ousting of Jean-Claude Duvalier from the president's chair in 1986, a new constitution was need for Haiti to move forward. Louis Noisin served as one of the builders of this new group of fundamental laws, a contribution that was awarded two years later in January of 1988 when he was made a senator.

As irony would have it, Noisin only served four months on the seat before being himself dismissed amidst the deposing of President Leslie Manigat. It had been speculated that the entire election process had been rigged and a military junta proceeded to unseat the Haitian president and the president of the senate. It had been a bitter pill for Noisin, who said he had been hopeful for a new era for Haiti. Three months following the military coup which unseated him, Noisin left Haiti amidst growing danger.

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Deputy of Ouanaminthe, Luckner Noel kneeling down to praise Martelly

This is a scene that many people wished did not take place. During an event organized by the Martelly's government to commemorate his two years in office, the Deputy of Ouanaminth, Luckner Noel, went overboard in expressing his gratitude for the Government of Michel Martelly. Deputy Luckner Noel went on his knee before President Michel Martelly to thank him for the many projects that have been completed in Ouanaminthe for the past two years.

Several members of the Parliament were present to show their support to the government. Majority bloc or Parliamentarians for Stability and Progress (PSP).

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Michel Martelly defends First 2 Years in Office, event cost 40 million HTG or $1 million

The Martelly government completed 2 years in office and this was marked by a gala celebration that is estimated to have cost 1 million USD which when converted to Haitian currency accounts for 40 million HTG. Place du Champs de Mars was the venue for celebration. The place was once the place for thousands and thousands of families who lived in tents. However, with Canadian aid, the place turned into a cheering ground for thousands who shouted for and cheered the Head of the State, Michel Martelly.

There was no aid provided by the Martelly administration for relocating the families that once lived there in tents. However, an anonymous source informed to Haiti Press Network that while no aid was provided to the troubled families, the government spent $1 million approximately to celebrate the second anniversary. There is in fact, no proper records or the total expenditure but some other sources anonymously reported that the expenses were not $1 million but was close to $2.5 million.

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