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of the Diaspora: Does Haiti Have a Greater Interest than the United States?
of America in the “Celestin V. Martelly” case?
Sunday, August 18, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Even if the press in Haiti, very “elegantly”, has already settled the question, it is nonetheless true that it is one of the most important interrogations to which the judge LaShann DeArcy Hall will have to give an answer, at its next order, in this affair which opposes, since December 24th, 2018, with the court of the Eastern District of New York, compatriots Haitians to service providers in the Telecom and Financial sectors in Haiti, as well as to the two former presidents (Martelly and Privert) and the current head of state Jovenel Moïse
Digicel, Western Union, Unibank, Unitransfer, CamTransfer filed May 15, 2019 a request to request
the judge to dismiss the US court case, claiming that Haiti is an alternative forum available
and adequate for the “Celestin V. Martelly” case
On the other hand, counsel for the
plaintiffs claim exactly the opposite. And in a motion dated
of June 13, 2019 addressed to the judge
LaShann DeArcy Hall, they come to the conclusion that Haiti is not a forum
alternative for the “Celestin V. Martelly” case.
We invite you to read
arguments put forward by both parties on this subject, in the New York court, in