Wikileaks Blows The Whistle On Preval and Haiti Elections 2010

Wikileaks Haiti Breaking News - A leaked memo from the U.S. Embassy in Haiti reveals that President Preval may have rigged the November 28 presidential elections in order to avoid being forced into exile by his successor.
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The memo, released by Wikileaks on Wednesday December 1 2010, was dated June 16, 2009 and sent under the name of then U.S. Ambassador Janet Sanderson

Here is a shocking clip from the memo...

Close friends speculate that many of Preval's actions during the past year - his rapprochement with Alexis and the Neptune faction of Lavalas, his obsession with constitutional reform, his anger over drug trafficker Guy Philippe, even his reactions to the April riots - stem from his very real fear that politics will prohibit him from returning to private life in Haiti after his presidency.

Thus, they argue, his overriding goal is to orchestrate the 2011 presidential transition in such a way as to ensure that whoever is elected will allow him to go home unimpeded.

Based on our conversations, this is indeed a matter that looms large for Preval.

He has said to me on various occasions that he is worried about his life after the presidency, that he would not survive in exile.

His concerns seem real, given Haiti's history, albeit somewhat overblown at this point in time.


It seems Rene Preval wants to go home to Marmelade and resume his private life when he leaves office. Therefore, his primary goal in the 2010 presidential elections may have been to NOT let anyone interfere with his wish... even it it means choosing his own successor.

So that's what it all about... The guy wants to stay home...

Does a president have to go to this length just to stay home?

Can a president guarranteed IMUNITY in Haiti after his presidency?

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For details and a link to the memo on Wikileaks click on
Wikileaks: Haiti: Rene Preval: Deconstructing Preval: 30 Nov 2010

There's also a second memo released by Wikileaks on Haiti, click on
Wikileaks: Haiti: President Rene Preval: Top Secret 30 Nov 2010

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Ronald Trenard We are a civilised nation despite what any orhers may think of us.Now this is the time to prove them wrong.In every country of thr world politics have always been the dirtiest... see more
Reply · December 10 at 5:08 AM
Rolex Saint Preux I believe this happen many times before in Dominican Republic. RE: Wikileaks Blows The Whistle On Preval And Haiti Elections 2010 see more
Reply · December 04 at 11:13 AM
Kakabwa trop moune ki pa konn lire ki sou pouvwa a se sak fet preval chire, trop moune sot nan senat a. tankou jean moise ki pa kalifye pou senater pwal 3eme senater mezanmi kote nou... see more
Reply · December 03 at 10:42 AM
Myrtho Charles It would be a normal thing for Preval to stay home after the end of his terms but his allies are going to make trouble for the next president. RE: Wikileaks Blows The Whistle On... see more
Reply · December 03 at 6:40 AM
Sergo Jean Gen yon parol ki di sa ou fe nan fenoi,pral pale sou trotoi demen nan tout la ru a midi sa fet jodia e nan tout entegralite l.Preval panse li se sel met e mwen te toujou cre li... see more
Reply · December 03 at 5:47 AM
Amonnon Louis A chak fwa sa yo repete, li vi-n sanble ak yon tibebe ki toujou vle rete bo kote manman-l pou cheche proteksyon. sa-m vle di pa la, si yon nonm rive chef deta nan peyi-w ou pa... see more
Reply · December 02 at 11:08 PM
Guy Comeau Preval cynicism never ceased to amaze me. However, Rene Preval is a Haitian citizen; he should be able to STAY in his country. We are talking about change. Why don't we start... see more
Reply · December 02 at 8:13 PM
Ericka i understand where preval is coming from, even though i dont like him dhat much i really dnt think its necessary for them to leave the country if they dont want to whether they... see more
Reply · December 02 at 5:54 PM
Rudy Etienne I totally agree with you! Re: Wikileaks Blows The Whistle On Preval And Haiti Elections 2010 see more
Reply · December 02 at 3:04 PM
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