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.
Bandits kidnapped Magdala “Dadou” Louis, a sausage and sweets seller, near Hotel Caribe in Port-au-Prince Sunday. They threatened to kill her if her family doesn’t pay $200,000 in ransom.
Guyler Delva, head of press freedoms group SOS Journalists, was found paralyzed and unconscious Tuesday before being taken to a hospital in Pétion-Ville, Port-au-Prince.
During a ceremony Friday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse appointed a five-member advisory committee to develop text for a new constitution.
Jurists and constitutional experts have for some time been weighing in on public opinion about the question relating to the end of the President’s…