Insecurity in Haiti
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

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

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

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

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

Ariel Henry takes over as Haiti PM amid inquiry into Moïse’s killing & other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti and the ongoing inquiry into Jovenel Moise’s killing, the police crackdown on an encampments of unhoused people in Canada, and more

Haiti’s police say 4 suspects in the assassination of Jovenel Moïse killed and other stories

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

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