Jovenel Moses was confirmed on Tuesday elected president ofHaiti with 55,60% of the vote in the first round of voting, according to the official results published on the website of the provisional electoral Council. The result of this election, which was held on 20 November, puts an end to the long electoral process initiated in October 2015, which has paralyzed the political life of the countries of the Caribbean.
The preliminary results of the first round of the presidential election, announced on 28 November, credited Jovenel Moses of the PHTK (Party haitian tet Kale, former president of Michel Martelly) of more than 55% of the vote. Jude Celestinsecond with 19,52% of the votes, Moïse Jean-Charles (11,04%) and Maryse Narcisse of the party Famni Lavalas (8,99%) had, as their allows the electoral law, challenged before the justice of these results. The three candidates in particular have based their complaints on the existence of proceedings in error and on the absence of signatures or fingerprints of the voters on the lists of actual voters of the polling stations.