Haiti PM calls on parliament to complete voting on anti-corruption bill

By Joe Colas

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haiti’s prime minister called on Parliament on Monday to complete the voting process of a tough anti-corruption legislation that provides more extended prison time for wrongdoers and other sanctions in a Caribbean country where corruption has long been rampant.

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Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said the country will make significant improvements in the fight against corruption if lawmakers, at the lower chamber, pass the bill which has already been approved by the senate.

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n recent months, US State Department officials — including special coordinator for Haiti, Thomas C. Adams — said the current administration had done more efforts than any of its predecessors to fight corruption in Haiti.

Read more: http://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/topstory-Haiti-PM-calls-on-parliament-to-complete-voting-on-anti-corruption-bill-19532.html

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