Haiti interim president vows to hold former leaders accountable

Haitian Provisional President Jocelerme Privert, pictured, took power earlier this month following the departure of Michel Martelly, after a vote to choose his successor was postponed over fears of violencePort-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s interim president Jocelerme Privert vowed Friday to do “everything in his power” to hold the previous administration accountable for its actions, amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement. Privert said he has met with leaders from civil society and political parties, as well as everyday citizens, who are demanding that the previous government of Michel Martelly be called to account for its less than stellar record of governance.

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