Haiti: Senator Edo Zenny Urges Martelly to File Complaint against Dominican Journalist Piera

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The senator from the southeast, Edwin Zenny (Sud-Est/Independent) encouraged President Michel Martelly to file a complaint against the Dominican Journalist Nuria Piera for her allegations of corruption against the Head of State.

With most Parliamentarians avoiding to comment on the corruptin scandal, indeed on Thursday, Senator Zenny characterized the report of Piera as a charge designed to sully the image of the Haitian president, his close friend. Zenny wishes to see legal action taken against the journalist.

The day before, on Wednesday, Zenny defended President Martelly on electoral financing. Accused of having collected over $2.5 million [US] from a Dominican senator, Zenny says there were not structures in place to keep the then-presidential candidate Martelly from going over the allowable $50,000 [US] limit of financing from one entity.