PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti’s prime minister Ariel Henry Monday installed a High Council of Transition (HCT), one day before what was once an auspicious date in Haitian politics and the country’s fight for liberation: February 7.
Henry’s move comes as a step in a new ‘accord’ — the fifth that the country has seen in the year and seven months since the assassination of Haiti’s last elected president, Jovenel Moïse. With it comes further lament from observers and citizens that factions yet again failed to move Haiti conclusively beyond a political stalemate.
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