A student and a teacher at Philanthropy Mixed High School were kidnapped on Saturday in front of the school in Route de Frères, Port-au-Prince.
During a week that brought news of kidnappers snatching children, President Jovenel Moïse said officials will use technology to catch more criminals during an hour and 30 minutes long livestreamed dialogue with the country on Monday.
As February nears, the headlines grow more worrisome. Proponents and opponents of Jovenel Moïse are both increasingly taking to the streets to protest or counterprotest against demands for the embattled president to leave office on February 7, 2021. Moïse and his supporters have said his term ends Feb. 7, 2022.
President Moïse will have a dialogue with the population on Monday at 1:00 p.m., he announced on his social media accounts on Sunday night. It will be available on Presidence D’Haiti’s Facebook account.
A project to upgrade Haiti’s travel passport with features has been completed, President Jovenel Moïse said via Twitter on Thursday.
Diplomats are working behind the scenes to enable Haitians in the diaspora to participate in the upcoming constitutional referendum, said James Jacques, Haiti’s general consul to the Dominican Republic.
As experts watched the insurrection from Haiti, they felt as though the U.S. was losing some of its splendor as the world’s most powerful nation.
Haitian-American journalist Marjorie Valbrun is accustomed to accolades, having worked at The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. She was named managing editor at Inside Higher Ed in October.