For months now, Haitians and Haitian-Americans have been sending out cries for help to President-elect Joe Biden and his team to save them from Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse — whom multiple experts have labeled as a dictator, a liar, and the force behind gang-related attacks.
About 200 disabled survivors from the 2010 earthquake still live at Lapis, a shelter in Delmas, Port-au-Prince, under deplorable conditions, according to Le Nouvelliste.
At least one soccer fan was shot dead, in the head, and others were injured in a clash during Haiti’s national championship game Sunday.
Gonaïves’s mayor scolded the Jovenel Moïse administration for not celebrating Independence Day in Gonaïves, Haiti’s City of Independence.
Rather than producing a competent president, the upcoming presidential election could leave Haiti in ruins. For starters, whether to hold it or not has turned into a tug of war.
The Haitian National Police (PNH) interrogated an entrepreneur after some media outlets and residents claimed that she faked her kidnapping.
Earlier this month, the United States Department of the Treasury sanctioned gang leader Jimmy “Barbecue” Cherizier and two former members of President Jovenel Moïse’s administration for being part of the team that orchestrated the La Saline Massacre in 2018. For scores of Haitians, the sanctions announcement felt hollow.
Instead, residents of Gonaïves, the very city where Haiti declared its independence on that momentous day in 1804, will commemorate the day in the lower-key manner Haitians overseas mark the day: with a bowl of soup joumou.
National Laboratory employees took to the streets Monday and said they will not conduct any further coronavirus tests until kidnappers release their lab technician colleague.