PORT-AU-PRINCE- In the midst of demonstrations demanding his resignation, Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry appeared relieved this week after the United Nations unanimously voted in favor of deploying the multinational armed force he has been pleading to send since October. 

Arriving at Toussaint Louverture International Airport lounge July 19 after a series of meetings abroad, Henry appeared relieved as he spoke in a televised briefing about the UN decision. He took credit for the effort, having spent months begging for the deployment of the armed forces. Henry emphasized that the decision-making process involved numerous discussions and negotiations, culminating in a “promise” he fulfilled.


Amid demonstrations demanding his resignation, Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry expressed delight and relief after the United Nations voted to consider deploying a multinational force to Haiti.

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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.

Murdith Joseph is a social worker and journalist. She studied at the State University of Haiti and Maurice Communication. She first worked as a journalist presenter and reporter for Radio Sans Fin (RSF) then as a journalist reporter for Radio tele pacific and writting for the daily Le National. Today she joined the Haitian Times team and covers the news in Port-Au-Prince-Haiti.