Opposition calls for resignation of the President
The leaders of the opposition are looking to create a consensus in which a resignation from President Jovenel Moses is possible. The opposition seeks to convince the leaders of various sectors who are frightened by the prospect of a chaotic situation in the event of a resignation from Moses. Continue reading
Armed clash between rival gangs in Artibonite result in at least eight deaths and several injured
At least eight people have been killed in an armed clash between rival gangs in Artibonite according to Radio Pyramide’s Fritson Orius. Those involved include gang leader Arnel Joseph, who was hit by a projectile, while another member of a gang group, based in Savien was also injured. A student was also killed in the crossfire. Continue reading
Students released after being arrested at demonstration
Two students who were arrested June 12 during an anti-government demonstration were released Monday by the Embassy of France in Haiti. The students, “Moreno and Casimir,” were being pursued by the police and were arrested once they stepped foot inside the embassy.
Their arrest sparked outrage from petrocaribe protestors to internet users who denounced the police for their brutality. Continue reading
Haitian defender out for rest of Gold Cup tournament
The Grenadiers have lost defender Meshack Jérôme for the rest of the Gold Cup tournament. Jérôme suffered an injury during the eighth minute in Haiti’s match against Bermuda where he wounded his Achilles tendon. He’ll be out for two to three months and will likely require surgery. Haiti’s next match is against Nicaragua on Thursday. Continue reading
Haiti Ambassador Hosts Networking Mixer in DC
On Friday, June 14, Ambassador Hervé H. Denis, the newly appointed Chargé d’Affaires of Haiti to the United States hosted the young professionals of DC for a cultural evening. Co-hosted with Embassy Experiences and Things to do DC, the evening featured Haitian cuisine, art, and music as an effort to showcase Haiti’s beauty and richness. Continue reading
New York Red Bulls’ Derrick Etienne Jr. completely changed Haiti’s match
When a national team isn’t performing too well, the solution is simple: just bring in a New York Red Bulls player.
Haiti couldn’t quite find their rhythm in the first half of their Gold Cup opener versus Bermuda on Sunday night at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica. They went to halftime down by a goal after getting outshot 6-5. Continue reading