Mr. Marc Louis Bazin, AKA Mr. Clean has died

The Haitian "Joudalist" just learned that Mr. Marc Bazin, who is a former world Bank official, , former World Bank fuctionary, and former Haiti Prime Minister passed away on wednesday, June 16, at the age of 78. It is also reported that he passed away after a long fight with Prostate cancer.


Marc Louis Bazin was a former the finance minister under Jean-Claude Duvalier. It is reported that Mr. Bazin attempted to fight corruption under Duvalier, but was unsuccessful.

During the Aristide era, Mr. Bazin was considered the one who could get the country out of its problem. He was considered the favorite candidate for the international community and and acceptable alternative to Aristide by the Haitian elite.

Ironically, in the last Haiti election, Marc Bazin was running under the political party called 'Union pour Haiti", which was formed partly with the "Fami Lavalas" a party originally created by Former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide

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