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Haiti’s Nov. 28 Election to Shut Out Lavalas Party? Not If Rep. Maxine Waters Has Her Way

October 1, 2010

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Haiti: US Congress members warn Clinton to include Lavalas in elections by Randall White Haiti Action.net – Port au Prince, Haiti — “President John Kennedy famously remarked, ‘Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.’ Running transparently unfair, exclusive elections, with the support of the international community, will leave many Haitians to […]

Preval Rejects US Ideas for Election Including Return of Aristide’s Party, Lavalas, Banned in 2009

July 3, 2010

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Regardless of  “the who-hit-Johnny” of last year’s banning of the Lavalas party from the ballot, it is the largest party in the country and Haiti will have to include it in its electoral politics sooner or later.  President Preval and the Provisional Electoral Council can concoct any scheme they wish to ban Lavalas again this year, but the result […]