Anthony “Tony” Barbier, an acclaimed politician and professor, died at 74 years of age of respiratory problems last week in Haiti. He was married to Liliane Pierre-Paul, a prominent Radio Kiskeya reporter.
In the four years since President Jovenel Moïse took office, he has made statements on numerous occasions that sent heads swiveling. Through his gaffes, quips and inaccuracies, Moïse has inadvertently incriminated himself in the murder of Monferrier Dorval, shown anger that threatens opponents and institutions, and made various promises he later said were too hard to keep.
The “Big National Dialogue” intended to prevent violence on Feb. 7 has been postponed, Joseph Lambert, the president of Haiti’s senate, announced Tuesday on Facebook Live.
Arnel Joseph, a gang leader arrested in July 2019, said he was working for both government officials and people in the opposition who frequently paid him in American currency. Joseph made the statements during an interrogation at the Court of Instruction Jan. 25, according to TripFoumi Enfo.
The Haitian government plans to hold a “Big National Dialogue” on Feb. 3 and Feb. 4 in hopes of preventing…
Haiti’s kidnapping crisis has reached such an alarming level, with children and babies becoming targets, UNICEF recently added its voice to the growing outcry.