It is no longer a rumor. It is now confirmed that the wife of Richard Morse, Lunise Morse, has entered a new field, that of politic. She was officially designated last Saturday by Fanmi Lavalas to represent the political party at the next upcoming Senate election
Lunise Morse is the lead singer of the group RAM. Her candidacy for the Senate seat under the Lavalas Banner was announced during a ceremony to celebrate Mother's Day at the Aristide Foundation for Democracy.
If you can remember, the information has been circulating in the social media, after Lunise Morse's husband Richard Morse, made the information public. Richard Morse is the cousin and former adviser to President Michel Martelly. He recently accused left his post, accusing the current government of being involved in corruption corruption.
In Tabarre, Haiti, a Mother's Day Health Fair was held by the Aristide Foundation for Democracy (AFD) Saturday May 11th. Hundreds of residents showed up for free health exams, administered by AFD University freshman nursing students. On hand for the fair was ex-First Lady, Mildred Aristide, and Lunise Morse of political party, Fanmi Lavalas. She is preparing a run as a senatorial candidate in Legislative elections some time this year. Ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, whose supporters created Fanmi Lavalas, believes Morse stands a good chance of winning a seat in Parliament. He claims his party has grown steadily stronger over the years.
Since Aristides's ouster at the end of his second term in 2004, he has lived in Africa until his return to Haiti in 2011. Although exiled for seven years, Aristide, who exerts enormous influence within and without Haiti, raised enough funding to start his foundation and build a medical school, the Aristide Foundation University (AFUNI).
The field is getting crowded. The next election in Haiti is definitely going to be something interesting. According to The Associated Press, Richard Morse, manager of the Hotel Oloffson and the leader of the musical band RAM, already met with Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide three times in the past two weeks to discuss the possibility of his wife, Lunise Exume Morse, to run for the Senate seat under Fanmi Lavalas banner.
Richard Morse is a first cousin to president Michel Martelly. He left the government last January for what he called "corruption" in the National Palace. The Morses are considering for Lunise Exume Morse to run as candidacy for the west department in the next election likely to take pale in 2013 or 2014.
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