FLASH: Haiti - Candidate Sophia Martelly Gets the Green Light to Participate in the Elections

Haiti Elections Update - First Lady Sophia Martelly is GO for Elections... Challenged by many for her US Nationality, candidate for Senator Sophia Martelly has passed the examination of the Bureau du Contentieux Electoral Départemental (BCED), a verdict released late Thursday night on Haiti Radio Kiskeya...

Sophia Martelly - PHTK se Pati Pam

KREYOL: Haiti Elections - Sophia Martelly PA PRAN Kanè... Election tèt dwat pou madanm lan... Se desizyon final BCED a... Madan Martelly pwal nan Elections... Kisa ou panse?

This decision by the BCED is supposed to be approved by the Electoral Council and the finalized list of all approved candidates is due to be released by the CEP Friday.

Some candidates will not be very happy to hear about this news... That's all I have to say about that... LOL...

Sophia Martelly who was born in New York, making her a U.S. National, gave up that Nationalty and the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince confirmed it.

Also read: PROOF Sophia Martelly Gave up her American Nationality...

Over the past few days, the candidacy of Sophia Martelly displayed the open wounds and prejudices that still exists amongst Haitian politicians against the "other" Haitians, the Diaspora and their offsprings... We don't belong here, and the and some politicians made that very clear!

Kiskeya reports... "The irruption of Sophia Martelly in the election race has revived the age-old controversy between Haiti and its Diaspora, on the level of involvement of Haitians from abroad in the country's political life."

QUESTION: What do you think about Sophia Martelly's approval to run for Senator of the Republic...

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Galujo Charles says...

The decision is just and is in harmony with the founder of the nation, Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines.

The Haitian nationality is for all the children of Haiti, no matter where they are born. Nou toute nou se foute HAITIENS, se tete nou pou nou mete ansanm pou yon vre inion ant tout pitit peyi

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Turenne Jean-francois says...

Arretons l'hypocrisis, soyons franc pour dire que nous sommes des Haitiens peu importe que l'on soient dans n'importe quels autres pays que l'on se trouve et on nous reconnait pour tel, non-obstant que cela faisait 50 ans que l'on habite cet autre

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Marie Nadine Pierre says...

Jah love. I think that this decision is bad news for Ayiti and her people.

And I am very concerned that if she wins a seat in the parliament, she will commit more criminal acts that will undermine the self determination of the people and push the nation state of Ayiti into deeper problems.

May Jah help us. Blessed

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