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Drumming up resistance, worldwide and across centuries
Arts & Culture, Features, Latest News

Drumming up resistance, worldwide and across centuries

Haitian drumming as a symbol of protests across the diaspora for centuries

Experts: Moïse backpedaling causes drop in confidence, anti-government sentiment
Features, Latest News

Experts: Moïse backpedaling causes drop in confidence, anti-government sentiment

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.

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style
Features, Haiti, Lifestyle

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style

As anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital blocked principal roads and clashed with police last year, Stanley Joseph and Daphne Gerard used the city’s winding and potholed backroads to make it to church for their wedding, decked out in all their finery. “We always have problems in Haiti. You can’t wait. You just have to get on and overcome them,” said Joseph.

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