What is being done to the people of Haiti is economic violence, a Senator said

"Haiti has been kidnapped and taken hostage since 1806 after Jean Jacques Dessalines was assassinated," Haitian senator Jacques Sauveur Jean said Wednesday. "What is being done to the people of Haiti is economic violence."

PHOTO: Haiti - President Jovenel Moise and Senateur Jacques Sauveur Jean
PHOTO: Haiti - President Jovenel Moise and Senateur Jacques Sauveur Jean

What's the use of being senator or the republic in a country that does not exist, the Senator said replying to the current situation in Haiti where people have taken to the streets for almost a week asking the the resignation of president Jovenel Moise.

In regards to the departure of president Jovenel, Senator Jacques Sauveur Jean said "whether or not the president leaves office prematurely, the situation will not change, the fate of the Haitian people will remain the same."

"President Jovenel Moise is NOT the problem," The senator said.

However, he reminded the protesters to remain mobilized to "claim what they deserve."

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Yanick says...

The petrocaribe is an agreement between Venezuela for market value for two years up front and the rest to be financed.

why are the people accusing the president stealing petrocaribe funds there aren't any funds.

Haiti owes Venezuela.

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