Haiti Elections - Campaign Supporters for Hire, the Business Side of Haitian Politics

Haiti Elections Update -- Read what the Associated Press reported about the money making adventure happening during Haiti Elections season: "For even the vaguest hint of a little cash and a few swigs of rum, recruits will dutifully show up to cheer at rallies, spray-paint slogans on walls, paper the city with campaign posters or deface those of a competitor. Some will even stage violent demonstrations, stuff ballot boxes or make them disappear on election day if political organizers shell out enough to make it worth their while."

Haiti Elections - Posters Jude Celestin ap Kole nan ville Hinche
Haiti Elections - Posters Jude Celestin ap Kole nan ville Hinche

And you would think everyone who show up in a political rally in Haiti is a full supporter of the candidates on stage...

Read the full article: Haiti's Small-Scale Election Economy in Full Swing

Do you think it paints a reality of Haiti's elections or is it just an international media making us look bad???

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