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Haiti in Political Chaos – Voice of America News


Opposition protests are growing in Haiti, demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly.The demonstrations have been sparked by a presidential commission report asking the prime minister to resign in order to form a new consensus government.After eight days of consultations, the commission Thursday delivered a report recommending Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe step down.The commission also called for resignations before Christmas of the president of the Supreme Court and the current members of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council.President Martelly is expected to address the nation Friday about whether he will implement the recommendations of the commission.The 11-member panel was appointed by President Martelly on November 28 to resolve a political stalemate that has delayed legislative and municipal elections. via VOANews.

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