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".

Haiti Constitution Creole
Haiti Constitution Creole

"So, instead of serving as barricades to check executive's power, most of our senators and congressmen function as toll booths. The executive branch is allowed to circumvent the constitution, fleece the national treasury and usurp power, as long as it pays the necessary tolls along the way."

Mezanmi... Pawol yo lou papa...

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Ti Lou says...

Merci, allelouya.

bien di bay blanc peyi pou yon kraze.

pitit peyi pa ka dirige

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Paule says...

I do agree with you on

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Paule says...

ce nou ki pwoblem peyi ca wi li pap mache paske lavalas sale yo pap

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Mme Panadiane Jourdain Sa says...

Intervention de Mme Panadiane J Samedy sur la Constitution d'Haïti

Une Constitution c'est la force du Développement et la Défense Nationale d' un pays. Cependant, celle d' Haïti ne fait que tourmenter le peuple Haïtien.

Pour avoir la Stabilisation de la Nation Haïtienne, nous avons pour devoir de reconstituer ou de réviser Globalement notre Constitution, afin de réduire les dégâts quotidiens dans ce pays, pour le bien-être de la Nation Haïtienne.

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Patrick Princivil says...

Tout sam ka di nan situation sa a etant donné ke mwen wè ke gouvernement Haïtiens an ap gaspiyé yon bon ti pays come Haiti, Presidan Matelly suposé wè ke li min'm avec Premié ministre Laurent Lamorte seulement pap capab developé Haiti.

Sak fè yo pa vendre Haiti pa gros morceau bay blanc ki vlé yo?

nou fini wè ke Haitien pakab dirigé propre tèt yo, vendre pays d'Haïti plus ou moins na va sorti nan poussière, la boue ak fatra.

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Stef says...

Haiti biggest problem is

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