Thousands of supporters of the Fanami Lovelace political party this Sunday marched to the Port-au-Prince p. performed inCondemning the state of crisis in the country and claiming the party’s historical leader and former President Jean Bertrand Aristide, cAs the head of the political transition in Haiti.
“Aristide is coming to save Haiti”, “When Aristide arrives, they will be amazed”, The protesters chanted in a festive atmosphere with the sound of trucks and music bands creating an atmosphere in which the demonstrators danced and sang at the top of their lungs.
Armed with tree branches, banners, the country’s flag or a picture of Aristide, participants in the demonstration marched from Carrefour de l’Aéroport square to visit former President Aristide’s private residence in Tabare, the United States in Haiti. Not far from the embassy.
“When Aristide was president, the country was not like this,” said the protesters, who demanded the return of their leader, saying “the only man capable of pulling the country out of the quagmire in which he finds himself.” “Life Aristide, here’s my buttocks, come and hit me”, workers said.
Since the publication of a series of investigations into France’s defense of the debt imposed on Haiti in recognition of its independence, the Lavalas party and its leader have achieved a spectacular rise on the political scene.
During the demonstration he said, “Aristide is the captain of the ship. Pray, remember, Aristide is the captain of the ship.” This statement was repeated a thousand times by protesters, including young people, children and above all, adults who were nostalgic for the times of former President Aristide (1991, 1993–1996 and 2001–2004).
During the tour, protesters condemned that Prime Minister Ariel Henry had done nothing to resolve The problem of high cost of living, insecurity, kidnapping, gang warfare and armed attacks Which the country has been facing for five years.
Since the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in his private residence a year ago, Haiti has been led by Prime Minister Henri, unable to resolve the socio-political and economic crisis since the assassination, which has led to armed gang violence in their conflicts. has also been increased. to control the area.
Rumors have spread in recent days that Aristide may become the interim president of Haiti to lead the political change, Despite the complete decline of the Lavalus political party since the Haitian Tate Kale Party (PHTK) came to power in 2011.
Former President Aristide is still one of the most popular political leaders today and there is speculation of him in talks to become provisional president, in a context of violence that makes elections impossible.
Upon taking power in August 2021, Henry promised to hold legislative and presidential elections by the end of 2022, but there are currently no plans to hold elections.