The Bahamian Foreign Minister claims that he has not been informed of Edmond Bocchit's decision to recall three diplomats from his embassy in Nassau to Port-au-Prince, including François Michel, Chargé d'Affaires. who was immediately replaced
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – “ The Government of the Bahamas is not aware ,” said Darren Henfield, refuting any assertion that ” his government intimated in any way the order to the Haitian government to make changes within its staff of the embassy in Nassau “.
Indeed, the recall to Port- au-Prince of François Michel, Herns Mesamours and Blaise Claudy, last week, comes as a report investigating an alleged case of corruption reported to the Embassy of Haiti in Nassau, last July, However, was made public after a several-day consultation by the MFA commission with the staff of that diplomatic mission.
The Bocchit commission investigation focused on allegations that the embassy would have been responsible for obtaining visas for Haitians and finding them false partners that they could marry just in order to obtain residency status in the Bahamas.