Haiti President Calls for International Support

President Jovenel Moise is warning of an unfolding humanitarian crisis in Haiti

Haitian President Jovenel Moise makes his first speech at the presidential palais after he was sworn in as the 58th president at the parliament building in Port au Prince on 7 February 2017. After a two-year electoral process, Jovenel Moise was inaugurated after winning the first round of elections on 20 November 2016. Photo: Igor Rugwiza – UN/MINUSTAH

President Jovenel Moise is calling for assistance from the international community, as the country struggles with rising inflation, growing insecurity and civil unrest.

“We are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis,” Moise said in an interview with Reuters on Friday. “We need international support to get through this crisis.”

The president is reportedly holding “closed-door talksks” with various factions of Haitian society, including civil society groups and members of the private sector.

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Nov. 18, 2019

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