Monday, June 25, 2018
Become a supporter.
Get involved, now.

Tèt Kale tells police to disobey President

Samuel Maxime


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Ouest, HT ( – National Police Chief Michel Ange Gédéon received a note from partisans and allies of former President Michel Martelly directing him to not obey any orders coming from the Jocelerme Privert and Enex Jean-Charles administration.

Lettre Entente Democratique Jocelerme Privert
Lettre Entente Democratique Jocelerme Privert
The Tèt Kale directive of comes as the political parties in the organization have announced a general nationwide mobilization to overthrow President Privert. These political parties are Parti Haitien Tet Kale (PHTK), KID, Bouclier, AAA and Repons Peyizan.

Tèt Kale is going by the name of Entente Democratique (ED) and its leaders wrote the letter telling the Director General a.i. of the Haitian National Police that the mandate of President Privert ends on June 14, 2016, and this is according to an accord signed on February 5.

The letter told the DG that as a consequence he has no obligation to obey illegal orders coming from persons stripped of legality and legitimacy. They also told the police chief that all dispositions taken by the police will be on his responsible.

The letter was signed by former Prime Minister defacto, Evans Paul, who held a press conference on Thursday where the formation of ED was announced.

Become a Patron and get Haiti Sentinel and Defend Haiti merchandise.

About The Author

Samuel Maxime is a Haitian-born citizen living in the United States. He founded The Haiti Sentinel to bring Haitian issues to an English language audience.