Assassination of Jovenel Moïse
Political turmoil deepens in Haiti as PM comes under suspicion in President’s assassination

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been implicated in the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, setting off major changes in the government and the judiciary and aggravating the political crisis

Haitiian political forces reach agreement on transitional government

Ariel Henry, who became the interim president of Haiti after the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, signed an agreement with 20 main political parties, platforms and organizations for “peaceful governance” until the elections next year

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more

Healthcare in Haiti suffers in the midst of a political and economic crisis

The healthcare system in Haiti has been underfunded and understaffed for years, and it is now facing a new set of challenges after the 14 August earthquake in the southwest of the country.

UNICEF warns of possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases in Haiti

UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities

Earthquake strikes Haiti in midst of political-economic crisis

At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.

At least 1,297 people killed in Haiti following earthquake

According to a recent report by the Haitian Civil Protection Agency, at least 1,297 people died and more than 5,700 were injured due to collapse of buildings and other accidents. Additionally, according to preliminary reports on infrastructure damage the earthquake destroyed 13,694 homes and 13,785 other buildings

Haitians protest against international interference 106 years after the US occupation

On July 28, 1915, a day after then president Jean Vilbrun Guillaume Sam was assassinated, the US Marines occupied Haiti and ruled until August 1, 1934. Following the recent assassination of de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, civil society organizations fear that international interference by the US and allies could increase in Haiti

Amid uncertainty, Haitian movements seek to build a democratic transition

While police and government authorities seem to be withholding key facts in the investigation into the assassination of de-facto President Jovenel Moïse, Haitian organizations are working to build a transition to rebuild democracy and institutions

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