Presidential Elections once again postponed in Haiti till November

The presidential elections in Haiti has once again been postponed till the Month of November. The Haitian authorities have taken the decision following the assassination of their President Jovenel Moise in the month of July.

Haiti: The presidential elections in Haiti has once again been postponed till the Month of November. The Haitian authorities have taken the decision following the assassination of their President Jovenel Moise in the month of July.

This is the third time when the elections in Haiti have been delayed. The spokesperson of the electoral council has confirmed the news.

Richard Dumel, the spokesperson, informed that the nine-member council agreed upon the decision on August 11 2021. The citizens of Haiti would also be voting for the new legislative assembly on the same date.

Earlier this month, the wife of the late President Jovenel Moise, Martine Moise, hinted at her candidacy for the Presidental elections of this year.

The nation is suffering from political chaos and the deadly COVID-19 virus. In between all this, the island country lost its leader on July 7 2021.
The Haitian government has asked the United Nations – UN to intervene and conduct a special inquiry into the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, which is still pending.

The island country recently started its first COVID-19 vaccination drive. It is one of the countries that have received coronavirus vaccines lately.

So far, over 40 individuals have been arrested in the case by the Haitian Police officials, including 18 former Colombian soldiers & 20 Haitian police officers. The Police authorities are still seeking some personalities in the assassination case of the Haitian President, including an ex-senator, a judicial official and a judge of the Haitian Supreme Court.

In addition, one of Haiti’s Justice officials stated that he had picked a judge to supervise the case of the slaying of President Jovenel Moïse amid concerns over death threats and demands for additional security.

The dean of the court of the first instance in Port-au-Prince – Magistrate Bernard Saint-Vil, stated that Mathieu Chanlatte would be in charge of proceedings involving the July 7 attack at President Jovenel Moïse’s private home, saying that the judge is very competent.