Roosevelt Bellevue, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, suspected of corruption, in a case of fraud in the acquisition of over-charged school kits, was revoked.
In the official newspaper Le Moniteur N ° 139 dated Tuesday, August 29, 2017, a decree was issued appointing Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, acting Minister of Social Affairs and Labor.
“Combating corruption and impunity is one of my commitments. I shall put all my strength into it. An act of corruption presupposes the presence of corrupters and corrupters. All are subject to the same penalties,” declared President Jovenel Moïse.
For his part, the former Minister denies his involvement in any corruption case. He considers these accusations to be “politicaillerie” and that this history of overcharging school kits is the work of a specific sector that wants to tarnish his image…
For his part, Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet, the Minister of Education, denies any involvement of his Director of Cabinet, Jackson Pléteau, in cases of corruption related to a case of overcharging of school kits. Minister Cadet says he has not signed any contract to date.