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Yolette Mengual, self imposed work cessation at the CEP is over

Yolette Mengual is back to work at the Provisional Electoral Council(CEP). Reason: no one dear to bring corruption charges against me. She announced her decision on her Twitter page. According to Mengual, she wrote to the president of the CEP to inform him of her decision to return to work. " I want to inform you that I decide to return to work at the CEP. This decision was made due to the fact that no complaint was made against my person..........."

I have a few questions for Yolette Mengual:

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Yolette Mengual withdraws temporarily from CEP to face accusers

Yolette Mengual has decided to take a break as member of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) to make an attempt at clearing her name. She has been accused for some candidates and others in the population for receiving bribes in order to favor a particular candidate in the race. According to a message she wrote in her tweeter account, Yolette Mengual had announced that she temporarily suspended her participation at the CEP in order to lead a battle against the "unfounded accusation" against her

Haitian Kreyol:

Yolette Mengual pou yon ti tan soti nan CEP pou kontre akize li yo

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Yolette Mengual reacted to corruption accusation

CEP member Yolette Mengual who was accused in a corruption scandal where received large sum of money from candidates to guarantee to them a seat in the Haitian parliament rejected completely these accusations. According to Ms. Mengual, there are no truth to any of them. In her first reaction since the accusation, she stated that she will contact her attorney to bring those who had accused her to justice. In that, she is referring to the Candidate for Ferrier/Les Perches, Gerald Jean who said thay he paid $15,000 US dollars in person to CEP member Yolette Mengual for a seat as Deputy.

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BOUCLIER spoiled election in Grande-Anse, Yolette Mengual

According to a prominent member of the CEP, Yolette Mengual, The situation in the region of Grande-Anse is out of control. She directly pointed the finger at the Political Party BOUCLIER who she accused for creating an atmosphere of violence in the region.

Yolette Mengual stated that member of BOUCLIER go to various Voting centers and proceed on stuffing the ballots or taking the urns with them.

She reported that in Jeremie, three Voting centers are closed. In Fond Cochon in Roseau, the Voting Center was closed by the supervisor after members of BOUCLIER came in and took the urn with them. According to Mario Luma, member of the CEP, individuals identified as BOUCLIER went into his home and threatened his family.

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CSPJ finally designated Ms. Yolette Mengual, its representative

Provisional Electoral Council Seated but Senate Reluctant to Ratify Electoral Law

Superior Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ) appointed Yolette Mengual as a representative to the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP). She will be replacing Marie Floreal Dulcervil. The facts surrounding Mengual's appointment are hazy. It was reported five votes were cast for her and four against. But it is said there was a tie vote, but no tie vote count given, and Me Joseph, Council President, was forced to cast the deciding vote.

A new Parliamentarian, Max Mathurin, was also appointed, along with Nehemy Joseph and Leopold Berlanger, making a total of four appointees to the CEP, which completes the seating. Next the Senate must ratify the electoral law, but more delays are expected, concerning the ratification process. Senate President, Simon Desras, has lost the respect of his party but insists ". . . they are ready to "consider" the amendment of the electoral law, once the Electoral Council is complete. This is code for we are going to stall the process. Legislative and local elections have been delayed for over two years and the excuse has been the seating of the CEP.

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