Ariel Henry
Daily Round-up | Iraqi court turns down appeal to dissolve parliament & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at an Iraqi court’s decision on dissolving parliament, the UN’s concerns on human development, Haitians demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry, and protests in Germany over inflation

“The Haitian people need a socialist state,” says journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

Tens of thousands of Haitians have been taking to the streets, demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry. To understand the situation on the ground, we spoke with Haitian journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

At least one person dead after a new day of anti-government protests in Haiti

Since August 22, thousands of Haitians have been mobilizing against the Ariel Henry administration’s inability to combat crime, inflation and poverty

Haitians mobilize against insecurity and high cost of living

The protesters demanded Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s resignation, arguing that under his management, the economic and social crisis got worse in the country

Haiti’s National Transition Commission elects new interim president and prime minister

The new interim president and prime minister will administer the Caribbean country for a transitional period of 24 months, beginning this February 7

Haiti’s National Transition Council announces interim president, PM and other stories

Today we look at the interim president and PM named by Haiti’s Transition Council, a protest against ethnic cleansing and demolitions in East Jerusalem and Al-Naqab, and more

Haiti remembers victims of the 2010 devastating earthquake

According to official data, about 1.5 million people lost all of their possessions, more than 300,000 people died, 350,000 people were injured, several thousands became disabled, and more than half a million people became permanently homeless in the deadliest earthquake in the country’s history

XXII CELAC Summit: focus on inclusive economic recovery, cooperation and other stories

Today we look at the 22nd CELAC foreign ministers’ summit, the killing of 2 journalists amid clashes between 2 armed groups in Haiti, and more

Haiti’s acting Prime Minister survives assassination attempt

Authorities reported that Ariel Henry, Haiti’s acting head of state, survived an assassination attempt during an independence day event on January 1

Conditions worsen in Haiti amid fuel shortages

The gas stations in Haiti have been short of fuel since the beginning of September as the criminal armed gangs have seized control of major oil terminals and blocked ports that hold fuel stores. The acute scarcity of fuel has impacted key sectors of life

Haitian trade unions strike against growing insecurity

According to reports, kidnappings increased by 300% across Haiti and over 19,000 people were internally displaced in Port-au-Prince alone this year

Case against leaders of South Africa’s shack-dwellers movement dropped and other stories

Today we look at the dismissal of charges against leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the strike by trade unions in Haiti to protest social and economic insecurity, and more