While the country has known for about three weeks a situation of tension with complete paralysis of all economic activities and schools. More than one is trying to find out where the President of the Republic has gone. His last public appearance dates back to August 14, and his address to the prerecorded nation last Wednesday only worsened the situation. Where did President Jovenel Moses go? That's the million-dollar question the public is asking.
We learned that it was by telephone that the head of state chaired a special council of ministers on Monday, September 30 in the official residence of the Prime Minister. "During this special council of ministers, the president has called several times to pass instructions," who took part in this council of ministers.
Without giving details of the reasons for the absence of the President of the Republic, the Secretary of State for Communication confirmed that it is indeed by telephone that Jovenel Moise took part in this special council of ministers which has lasted about an hour and a half.
Eddy Jackson Alexis pointed out that Jovenel Moses was represented on this special council of ministers by the secretary-general of the council of ministers, Renald Luberice, the new secretary-general of the presidency and several of his advisers.
During this council of ministers without the physical presence of the head of state, it was a question of setting the priorities of this small government for the next three months. The priorities are: safety, health, education, and sanitation, said Eddy Jackson Alexis, noting that the sanitation program will be done with the communities.
The Secretary of State for Communication has announced the publication of a presidential decree that will make provisions relating to the payment of employees in the administration publication including the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Education and also to honor bills for the national police.
To allow the resumption of activities paralyzed for about three weeks in the country, the Secretary of State for Communication said that provisions are already being made with the national police. These measures, he said, consist of cleaning the streets.
However, Eddy Jackson Alexis announced that in the meantime political actions will be taken also to guarantee serenity. He denounced incitement to violence by political actors of nature, he said, scared the people. He took the opportunity to call for calm.