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Haiti Opposition Senators Block Prime Minister Ratification Process

The sound of furniture being dragged across the floor disrupted the silence inside Haiti's parliament at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Four opposition senators and some helpers dragged chairs, desks and other furniture out of the Senate chamber and into the yard just 30 minutes before the Senate was due to begin debating the nomination of Prime Minister-designate Jean Michel Lapin. The proceedings were canceled Thursday after the Senate furniture was removed. A new vote is planned for...

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