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learnedly read, too; in part, of intellectual rigor
Posted Thursday, July 17, 2008
Also a rupture with gross incompetence, not yet: Modern day
buccaneer Haitian deputies approve former miserably co-failed neighborhood baker
for prime minister
By Agence France-Presse
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP) - Haiti's chamber of deputies voted Thursday to approve the
nomination of Michele Pierre-Louis as prime minister, giving hopes of an
imminent end to three months of political stalemate.
Haiti's senate must now vote on Pierre-Louis's nomination to succeed former
prime minister Jacques-Edouard Alexis, who was ousted on April 12 amid riots
over skyrocketing food prices.
Parliamentary sources said the senate would likely vote next week.
Pierre-Louis, 61, executive director of the Knowledge and Freedom Foundation
(FOKAL), is the third candidate to be submitted for the job by President Rene
Preval since Alexis quit, after the previous two were rejected by the
The chamber of deputies gave her a 61-1 vote of approval, with around 20
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