Haiti: Significant progress in the formation of Presidential Council at CARICOM

By Blaise Robelto Flanky, Layakinfo.com, March 15, 2024

Six of the seven key organizations have confirmed their representatives for the transitional Presidential Council negotiated with CARICOM, marking a major step towards political stability in Haiti.

The confirmed representatives include Lesly Voltaire of Fanmi Lavalas, Fritz Jean of Montana, Ghyslaine Monpremier of RED/EDE/Compromis Historique, Laurent St Cyr of the Private Sector (former member of the HCT), and Edgard Leblanc of the Collectif 30 janvier. These appointments reflect a diversity of opinions and interests, testifying to the efforts to achieve a solid consensus within the Presidential Council.

However, the December 21 Accord was shaken by a split in the coalition. Despite this, two names, Levaillant Louis Jeune and Vikerson Garnier, were communicated to Caricom, Louis Jeune's choice having been made in consultation with Prime Minister Ariel Henry and other members of the government.

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Posted March 20, 2024