Since scores of residents believe that President Jovenel Moïse’s term ended Sunday but he’s unwilling to leave office, they’ve been choosing officials to replace him themselves. Moïse’s two unofficial successors so far are Joseph Jean-Louis and Carl-Heins Charles.
Three police officers and a former policeman who plotted an attack in support of a “political movement” were stopped by other officers, the Haitian National Police said in a public note on Wednesday.
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.
The Haitian government plans to hold a “Big National Dialogue” on Feb. 3 and Feb. 4 in hopes of preventing…
Bandits fired gunshots at the vehicle of Bradley Lambert, an entrepreneur and son of Southeast Department Senator Joseph Lambert, on Wednesday night in Martissant, Port-au-Prince.
Haiti is known as a “black” country, because more than 90 percent of the population is of African ancestry. But at home, the lighter your skin, the higher social and by extension economic privilege you enjoy. The business class is made up largely of Haitians of Arab ancestry. There is a tiny bit of others who traced the lightness of their skin to the European presence in Haiti before 1804, when they left following the successful slave revolt for independence. Combined, they make up less than half a percent of the population. Dark-skinned Haitians are discriminated against sometimes subtly and at times overtly. In short Haiti resembles Apartheid South Africa.