Mirlande Manigat Defeat Press Release - She Is Outraged and Suspicious... Read It Here...

Defeated presidential candidate Mirlande Manigat has just released a Note De Presse with the title "May God Watch Over Haiti". In it, she mentions that her votes were stolen and she questions the last minute visit of CEP president Gaillot Dorsainvil to the tabulations center... A visit "champwel" she calls it...


Candidate Mirlande Manigat Making A Speech

The following is the English translation of Mirlande Manigat's Press Release after she lost the Haiti presidential bid to Michel Martelly...

Read it carefully and reply with your comments...

Mirlande Manigat - Que Dieu veille sur Haïti - Point de Presse 5 Avril 2011
by Mirlande Manigat, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 4:11pm

Dear Compatriots,

I was planning to make a different statement, on this Tuesday, April 5. And I also know that the country expected something else.

Indeed, until yesterday morning, it was known to all that I had won the presidential elections. Late in the night, from Sunday April 3 to Monday April 4, we followed the adventures taking place in tabulation center with the two unusual visits by the CEP President along with 5 consultants, particularly the 11pm visit.

What were they doing there at this hour, when the electoral laws, basic decency, and prudence forbade such a nocturnal visit?

In fact, it didn't take long for us to realize: The visit "champwel" actually had a purpose: to forge results in a Mafia-type operation in which audacity, corruption, interest, promises and threats played unequal roles in our history yet tormented and which has seen others. Never before had we seen such a genuine "champwel". In fact, it didn't take long for us to realize: it was 'holdup' visit on the power (le pouvoir), with all methods of the genre, but revised and expanded.

We are outraged but not defeated. The feeling inside me is neither bitterness nor resentment, but a deep concern for the future of our country. Particularly the young, some are stunned by these methods and their apparent success, these methods that simply violate public morals and ethics.

We fought the good fight and we offered the public a lucid hope for real change.

I thank all those who accompanied me, supported, advised. Members of my party, the RDNP, particularly the new generation, ... who must roll up their sleeves to continue the fight.

Members of allied formations, COREH, Group 77, Kombit who accompanied me tirelessly throughout the country, they gave me all their time, trust, and the benefits of their political experience.

Countless youth associations, sportsmen, musicians whose enthusiasm has been for all of us a source of refreshment and hope for generational succession.

Members of all churches in the country who have supported my efforts on behalf of morality and integrity, threatened.

To all the women's movement that supported one of their own, confident in its commitment to promoting equality of women in our country.

All those known or discrete, across 10 departments, 142 communes, 572 communal sections, more than 12,000 homes who gave me their trust and their votes even if they were widely retracted, stolen.

All those who helped me physically and financially sometimes to the point of a sacrifice, which allowed me to run a campaign without much money but honest.

It is with emotion that I salute the memory of all those who fell during this campaign and I renew my sympathies to their families.

Understandably I detach a name, that of my husband. LFM, he voluntarily kept his distance in this campaign, providing me advice and criticism, encouragement in private. I owe him for having been able to avoid misjudgments on men and things in our country, thanks to its incomparable lucidity impression of vigilance with an astonishing capacity for analysis.

The day after this date, April 4, I repeat what I have always repeated during the campaign: in order to do politics, one must love his/her country and all Haitians. With all my might, I will continue to love this country and my fellow countrymen. But I liked the state in which it was. With a heavy heart but not bitter, I am concerned about his fate as we manufacture for them.

I encourage young and old alike to come and register in RDNP. We need their commitment, their passion to develop and promote a culture of party that fails us, To educate those around them the principles of democracy, courage and integrity in politics.

I hope that the future elections can be held with transparency and credibility in the institutions of the country, without scheming (magouille) expression of the power of the ballot box and not from the corrosive power of Money. I could not, as a patriotic, wish for anything the best for this country, although I doubt that she will actually be under construction.

May God watch over Haiti!

Thank you
Mirlande Mangat

Please NOTE: This was translated from French by Google Translate with some adjustments by www.BelPolitik.com - We are not expert translators, so, If you have a better translation please send it to us - Read the original French version here.

This being said... Tell me...

What is your opinion about Mirlande Manigat's words in this "outraged but not defeated" few words?

Is this the kind of speech you were expecting from Madame Manigat?

Reply with your comments

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Joos says...

so, u tell me does she hv to be president to help the country please it's about time haitians stand for something we all believe in, it's called change, change ur mind changed the way we do business, changed the way we treat each other, if we put our hands 2gether we are 1 strong

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Michelle says...

Mirlande Manigat, ou rinmin vomissement chien, ou bien ou bezoin piye l, argent peuple la alle gobe la-bas .apres 5ans si, ou te elu ou tapfe pi

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Linda says...

She needs to get over it and move on. It is people like this who, if they are elected, refuse to give up power when their term is over. I am now really happy that she did not

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Zolapin says...

man manigat gen yon ti pwoveb kreyolki di le perdant calcitrant.mwen conen ou te renmen povwa anpil ke ou te menm oblije mete kasket ou devan deye.men man manigat bri te kouri depi nan premwye tou ke preval gen 2 kandida ou menm ak celestin.nou tou le 2 nou te sinbolize la betise dans la continuite .men man manigat pep ayisyen barou yon bon jan depye colle, pou arogans ou, pou avoi imilye li ansanb ak mari rou.chen yan retounen al nan vomi li.man manigat kep yan depi nan premye tou te fe anpil manniget pou rou, men 2ziem tou aan ce pou michel liye paske li pre pep la anpil.

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Jeunehaitien De Boston says...

Madame Manigat a ete gracieuse tout au cours de la campagne electorale.

Je souhaite que'lle le reste apres le resultat des elections.

Memes les donnees de statistique preliminaires n'etaient pas encourageantes pour elle, bien qu'elle l'ait emporte sur son concurrent dans 6 des 10 departements geographiques du pays -- les moins populeux.

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Retsezi says...

Jean, madam nen desen pantalet li epi li pete sou peyia epi wap bat bravo
Bitter Mirlande pa Sweet Micky
Kenbe

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Jean Catulle says...

mwen apresie bel deklarasyon ou yo
kenbe

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Duana says...

wow i am so happy to hear that from a Mirlande fan. you are a true human, Mirlande was just using the youngs and the people.

she said that she had plan for the young one. does she has to be president to do goods for them?

how can they still a result that was 67% over 31%...se baton wi, gade gen Payi calm et happy de resulta yo. Now li di li we yon maleur pou Haiti.

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Mjb says...

Miland pa blie pouw mete pantalet roz le 14 mai fai bagay yo fet Leslie mewn gin viagra pou venn min map de gratis pou chak boul grin

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