Protests in Haiti
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

Haitians reject Jovenel Moïse’s call for constitutional referendum and general elections

Jovenel Moïse, whose term ended on February 7, has refused to transfer power and plans on carrying out an electoral process that has been deemed illegitimate by the millions of Haitians mobilizing on the streets for the last several months

Renewed protests in Haiti amid growing gang attacks and abductions and other stories

Today we look at protests against kidnappings and gang violence in Haiti, a strike for a fair contract by Volvo workers in the US, and more

Activist Islanda Micherline on the coup and grassroots struggle in Haiti

Islanda Micherline spoke to Capire about the alarming situation faced by the Haitian people and calls for solidarity with the country

Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns and the crisis of the de-facto government deepens

The resignation of Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe deepens the political crisis within the government and adds to the internal disagreements in the ruling far-right Haitian Tèt Kale Party

Haitian social organizations demonstrate outside the US embassy

Haitians demand that the US government withdraw its support for the illegitimate government of the de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, whose term officially ended on February 7, and respect the self-determination and sovereignty of the Haitian people

Haitians carry out another round of mobilizations against Jovenel Moïse’s dictatorship

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians took to the streets on February 28 to demand that Jovenel Moïse, whose term officially ended on February 7, respect the constitution and step down, and that the international community respect the self-determination and sovereignty of the Haitian people

Haitians continue to mobilize against Jovenel Moïse’s dictatorship

According to the article 134-2 of the Haitian Constitution of 1987, Jovenel Moïse’s presidential term ended on February 7, however, he has refused to leave power and has unleashed brutal police repression against protesters

Political crisis deepens in Haiti as Jovenel Moïse refuses to transfer power

Jovenel Moïse has launched an attack on opposition forces who have demanded he respect the country’s constitution and step down. Meanwhile they have appointed a judge as interim president

Haitian opposition calls for national mobilizations against President Jovenel Moïse

From across Latin American and Caribbean leaders and organizations have expressed their solidarity with the struggle of Haitian people and have demanded that Moïse comply with the Constitution and leaves office when his term expires on February 7, 2021

Haitians continue struggle against US-backed Moïse regime

A new wave of protests began in Haiti on January 10 against US backed president Jovenel Moïse and his attempt to extend his term in office till Feb 2022.

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