Kenya has stated that it will lead a potential security intervention in Haiti backed by the US and the UN. The move has been condemned by progressive forces as yet another attack on the sovereignty of Haiti in service of imperialist interests while plunging the country further into insecurity
A Kenyan assessment mission recently went to Haiti to examine the possibility of deploying a 1000-strong multinational police force, purportedly to improve security and stem gang violence. Haitian people’s movements and rights organizations rejected and condemned the proposal, saying it will escalate the issues it seeks to solve
Activist and journalist Jackson Jean spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the current situation in the country and the history of crises caused by foreign military interventions.
For the past two months, the people of Haiti have been on the streets to protest rampant inflation and currency devaluation, demanding Henry’s resignation. These protests intensified this week following his request for foreign military support
De-facto leader Ariel Henry’s request for foreign military support to curb gang violence has generated widespread criticism among civil society organizations, political and social leaders, and citizens in general
In recent weeks, the streets of Haiti have once again been occupied by large marches and roadblocks. Banks and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) – including Catholic charities – faced the wrath of the protesters who denounced US interference in Haitian affairs
Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, food insecurity, soaring inflation, fuel shortages, and widespread kidnappings and killings
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
With an inflation rate of around 29 percent, the highest in the last decade, Haiti has been hit by a cost of living crisis marked by increasing rates on fuel and essential commodities.
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
Jubileo Sur / Americas, a network of social movements in Latin America and the Caribbean condemned Moïse’s assassination and pointed out that there are factors which indicate about the complicity or participation of the security forces in the assassination.
Today we look at the situation in Haiti amid reports of the killing of Jovenel Moise’s alleged assassins, the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Occupied West Bank, and more