Haiti Constitution

Haiti : Andre Michel keeps saying "Nothing is above the will of the people, not even the Constitution"

Haitian opposition leader Andre Michel who wants nothing more than for President Jovenel Moise to step down keeps repeating: "Nothing is above the will of the people, not even the Constitution!"

Text ARTICLE 289 - 1987 Constitution of Haiti

ARTICLE 289 - 1987 Constitution of Haiti --- Awaiting the establishment of the Permanent Electoral Council provided for in this Constitution, the National Council of Government shall set up a Provisional Electoral Council of nine (9) members, charged with drawing up and enforcing the Electoral Law to govern the next elections, who shall be designated as follows:

Haiti Constitution: Weak Presidency and a Very Strong Parliament, It's Not Working!

After the fall of Duvalier back in 1986, Haiti's Constituent Assembly tried so hard to prevent another dictatorship in Haiti that it came up with a constitution that created "a weak presidency and a very strong parliament".