22 Jul 2021

Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Clashed With Some Business Magnates

New reports have emerged that the late Haitian President Jovenel Moïse regularly clashed with powerful oligarchs and business magnates. Mr. Moïse allegedly blamed the individuals for the state of the impoverished nation. In March, Mr. Moïse may have called the powerful individuals out, stating that corrupt oligarchs were the source

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21 Jul 2021

Haiti Inaugurates New Leader Two Weeks After President’s Assassination

Ariel Henry has become the new prime minister of Haiti as of Tuesday, just two weeks after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. The country is beginning to hold official ceremonies to mourn the former leader. The police have reportedly widened the list of suspects in his killing. Henry, a

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09 Jul 2021

Political Crisis in Haiti Deepens Over Rival Claims to Power

Two competing prime ministers claimed the right to run Haiti as the political situation intensified on Thursday. The power struggle began after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in his home on Wednesday. Haiti’s interim prime minister, Claude Joseph has taken control of the police and army and declared a

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09 Jul 2021

Two Americans among 15 detained over assassination of Haitian President

More than a dozen people were arrested in Haiti in connection to the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, including two US citizens. Elections MInister Mathias Pierre claims James Solages and Joseph Vincent, two naturalized citizens from Haiti were linked to Wednesday’s attack on Haiti’s president. The Haitian Cheif of Police

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07 Jul 2021

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse killed in attack at home

Jovenel Moïse, Haiti’s president, was killed in an attack on his home at 01:00 local time, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Mr. Moïse resided in the nation’s capital of Port-au-Prince. First Lady Martine Moïse was also injured after unidentified armed men stormed the residence last night. Mr. Joseph,

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25 Oct 2010

UN: Cholera cases in Haiti’s capital are a ‘worrying development’

“The confirmation of five cholera cases in Haiti’s capital is a ‘very worrying development,’ a U.N. spokeswoman told CNN. Public health officials are working to keep the country’s cholera outbreak from spreading in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where tens of thousands of people are still living in sprawling tent cities after January’s

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12 Jan 2010

7.0 quake hits Haiti; could be ‘catastrophe,’ official says

“A major earthquake struck southern Haiti on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and inflicting a catastrophe on the impoverished Caribbean nation, its ambassador to the United States said. ‘The only thing I can do now is pray and hope for the best,’ the ambassador, Raymond Alcide Joseph, told CNN.

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