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veteran politician Evans Paul nominated prime minister to lead new government

On Christmas Day 2014, the country's leader, President Michel Martelly, announced his nomination for the new prime minister in seasoned politician Evans Paul. With his new candidate, President Martelly hopes to cool the fires threatening peace in the state following an absurdly long delay in elections. Paul, a previous presidential candidate himself having run in the 2006 elections, will replace Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, who was forced to resign to usher in this new government.

Though Paul was unsuccessful in his bid for presidency, he has enjoyed the honor of being mayor of Port-au-Prince in the 1990 elections, just four years after being a part of the take-down of the former Haitian leader Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as "Baby Doc". At this juncture, the president and his nominated prime minister wait for the approval of his choice to move forward.

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Fanmi Lavalas demands the resignation of Evans Paul as Prime Minister

Call it what you want, but The Fanmi Lavalas of Jean Bertrand Aristide doesn't want anything to do with Evans Paul. The political party is asking for the resignation of the newly installed Prime Minister.

Is the what many would qualify as getting even. As you may remember, Evans Paul was one of the leaders of the GNB movement in 2004 that contributed in the downfall of former President Jean Bertrand Artisde.

According to former Lavalas Senator Louis Gérald Gilles, his political party does not recognize the choice of Evans Paul, as Prime Minister. He added, if Evans Paul does not resign, Fanmi Lavalas will also demand the resignation of President Martelly as well

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Evans Paul to form his de facto cabinet within the next 2 days

In an interview given to Radio host Valery Numa this morning, de facto Prime Minister Evans Paul announced that he will form his government by the end of this week. The new de facto government will likely enter in function immediately since there is no parliament to ratify the choices.

Who are likely to be part of this new de facto government headed by Evans Paul? Here are some key Ministerial positions that the Haitian population and experts in Haitian politics will be looking at closely to see the direction of the ne government.

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Will Evans Paul become the next De facto Prime Minister of Haiti?

Starting January 12, 2015, the Government of Michel Martelly has become de Facto. New we are being governed solely by the executive branch. No legislative, no judicial, the Martelly government is the only show in town.

On the other hand, the current Haitian Interim Prime Minister, Florence Duperval Guillaume, only has a few days left in this position. Under Haiti's constitution, she can only hold the interim position for up to 30 days before a permanent choice is approval by parliament.

At this point, Mr. Evans Paul must assume the position. There is no Haitian parliament able to ratify Mr. Paul as Prime Minister. He only has two options: reject the offer or accept to become a de facto Prime Minister.

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Eske K-Plim pap pedi anpil Plim nan batay pou ratifikasyion sa?

Mezanmi, anpil koze depi deja soti depi prezidan Michel Martelly decide pou li nomine ansien lider KID la com Premye Minis. Anpil Senate deja di ke fok problem Sena-a rezoud avan yo nomin yon Premye Minis. Senater sa yo pè pou yo pa kaduk le 12 Janvye prochin.

Nan yon lot term, neg sa yo bezoin asire job yo avan yo asire job yon Premye Minis.

An resume, ki sa ki kapab rive?

Mwen panse si Martelly ba bay moun so yo garanti ke yo ape toujou rete Senatè apre 12 Janvie, yo pap ratifie Evans Paul come premye Minis. Yon lot bagay, Si Evans Paul pa rarifie, eske nou kapab di ke karyè politic li fini an Ayiti?

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Evans Paul selected by President Martelly to become prime minister of Haiti

It is now confirmed that Evans Paul has been nominated by President Michel Martelly to become the next Prime Minister of Haiti. The nomination was done on Thursday December 25, 2014. He now must be confirmed by both chambers of parliament before he can actually put his government together

If approved, Evans Paul will replace Florence Duperval Guillaume who was named interim prime minister less than a week ago after Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe was forced to resign

If ratified, how Evans Paul will work with Fanmi Lavalas of Jean Bertrand Aristide? He is a former ally of Aristide.

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Haiti next Prime minister: Herve Day, Charles Jean Jacques or Evans Paul

On Wednesday, December 24, the list for the next Haiti Prime Minister got shorter. Following a consultation with presidents of the twp chambers, President Michel Martelly has decided that the net Haiti Prime Minister will be either Herve Day, Charles Jean Jacques or Evans Paul.

President Martelly is expected to select the next Prime Minister on Christmas Day, this Thursday December 25, 2014.

Although the final name has not been released yet, many people have the suspicion that eventually it will be Evans Paul, the former leader of Konvansyon Inite Demokratik, (KID).

So what do you think?

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MOPOD suddenly by itself as Fanmi lavalas and KID change course

Two major decisions that took place today suddenly made MOPOD realized that it is in a ship by itself that is quickly taking on water. KID is no longer part of MOPOD and Fanmi lavalas has decided to join the Dialogue.

Evans Paul (K-plim) announced this morning that KID is no longer part of MOPOD, stating that a dialogue is the only way to find a solution to the problems in Haiti.

In an other development, Ansyto Félix announced that Fanmi lavalas will take part of the discussion. That was followed by the presence of the coordinator of the party, Doctor Maryse Narcisse on Monday at the dialogue.

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Haiti Political parties and their Leaders

Throughout the history of Haiti, only a few political parties have had a strong organizational structure. In the 1870s and the 1880s, the Liberal Party and the National Party were the two dominant political parties in Haiti reflecting the social and class division that exists in the country. On one side, you see the Liberals party composed mainly of the wealthier and better-educated mulatto minority in Haiti. On the other hand, the Nationalists Party, made mainly of the lower-and middle-class black majority.

Following the United States occupation (1915-34), the nationalist parties organized around the issue of resistance to foreign occupation. The political parties in Haiti started multiplying during the presidential campaign of 1946. Many candidates were participating, including: Parti Socialiste (PSP), Parti Democrate Unifi (PDU), Mouvement Ouvrier Paysan (MOP) and many more. During the Duvalier reign, most political leaders had been silenced.

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Lucmane Delille Case Against Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Simon Dieuseul Desras, President of the Senate stated to a journalist on Thursday that Lucmane Delille, Port-au-Prince's Government Commissioner is not competent enough nor does he have the disposition at a professional level to purse a case against Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the former President.

Who Should Deal The Case
Delille seems unfit for various reasons. It is recalled by Senator Desras that the capital city's government commissioner was a GNB or the Grenn Nan Bouda member. GNB translation indicates, 'sexual organs of males in the buttocks'. Elites as a reactionary group formed GNB that includes Haitian President who was a musician formerly. In 2004 to oust the President, Group 184 funded GNB.

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