A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.
Haiti has been plagued by a wave of violent murders of vocal members of the opposition, and gang violence in poor neighborhoods. Social movements say the president is an accomplice to these crimes
Haitian trade unions protested outside the Education Ministry to denounce the irresponsibility with which Minister Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet decided to reopen the school activities in the country.
Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre argues that the mismanagement of the PetroCaribe agreement and funds by the Haitian government first and foremost affects the people of Haiti who still do not have access to basic goods and services
Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre explores the history of the PetroCaribe Agreement and its relationship to anti-corruption protests in the country
In response to the anti-government demonstrations, the Haitian National Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowd and arrested many social leaders
Haitian government officials have denounced plans by the US to deport individuals amid the COVID-19 pandemic
While Haiti’s widely despised, US-backed government officially promotes social distancing to suppress Covid-19, the stark reality is that most of the population is likely heading toward herd immunity, where many must get infected in the street rather than die by hunger at home.
The shooting between the Haitian police and military in the capital Port-au-Prince on February 23 left two dead and a dozen injured
Delegates from over 100 organizations gathered in in Port-au-Prince to bring to account those responsible for the 15 years of UN occupation in Haiti and design a strategy for justice and reparations for the survivors
After agreements were signed among opposition parties for a possible interim government, different sectors and organizations relaunched mobilizations across the country
Chavannes Jean Baptiste talks about the factors behind the current people’s rebellion in Haiti and the different proposals on the way forward