1. The incumbent government has been widely criticized for mishandling the Haitian-Dominican crisis. Can you explain what you would do differently? Will you consider restricting Haitian access to the four major bi-national markets on the Dominican side of the border with Dajabon, Belladere, Malpasse. and Anse-a-Pitres to prevent the flight of capital to the Dominican Republic?
2. Given the problem of massive deforestation, how do you plan on increasing Haiti’s agricultural output? How do you plan on alleviating the country's dependence on charcoal?
3.Can you outline what your administration plans to do to protect the rights of children, orphans, and restavèks? Will you sponsor any campaigns to control population growth while protecting the rights of women and children?
4.In 1950,85% of Haitian farmers owned their land. Today, this number has declined to less than 60%.What will you do to prevent land ownership from becoming ever more concentrated in fewer hands?
5. What role do you envision for the Diaspora?
6.The Constitution calls for frequent and costly elections. Will you reform this and will you reform any other aspect of the Constitution?
7.Can you give a timetable for the steps that you will take to establish a Permanent Electoral Council to conduct elections in a timely manner?
8.There is pressure by the international community for Haiti’s government to subsidize existing private schools rather than build its own public school system. Which option will your government choose?
9. In Haiti there are countless NGO’s working in isolation and duplicating each other’s efforts. How do you propose to regulate and coordinate NGO activity and hold them accountable for the mission for which they have received funds? How will you establish transparance and accountability in your own government?
10.Will you tax imported rice and curtail the unrestricted access to the Haitian market of international partners who dump goods into the country, destroying local production?
11. A Haitian senator is paid 100,000 dollars a year. The average Haitian worker earns less than 1,000 dollars a year. Can you justify why a Haitian senator should be paid a salary equivalent to that of 100 workers? Will your administration reform how politicians are compensated for their service to the country?
12. Is your government prepared to establish an infrastructure of clean water, sanitation, and electricity? Where will you find the funds? Can tourism, agriculture, and assembly industries provide the revenues needed for development? Are there other industries you find Haiti well suited for?