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OAS concern about the situation in Haiti

By Caribbean News Global contributor

WASHINGTON, USA – The OAS General Secretariat says it is closely monitoring the current situation in Haiti, with respect for human rights and the independence of powers.

Haiti Private Military Brigade

In a statement Tuesday the OAS General Secretariat said it “has an essential interest in the protection of democratic institutions and the political rights of its citizens. It is fundamental that state institutions work together to resolve the problems afflicting Haiti. We call for democratic structural changes in Haiti through the discussion of a new Constitution and an effective participation in general elections this year.”

Related: Systematic repression and arbitrary arrests in Haiti

The OAS General Secretariat renews its support for the electoral process as the only option consistent with the Democratic Charter to replace the current constitutional president with another resident on February 7, 2022.

Related: Tensions on the rise in Haiti

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