A new bill aims to allow Puerto Ricans to choose their political future through a democratic process that includes ranked choice voting.
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Cuba’s current leaders should see hunger strikes not as a threat but as a symptom of a deeper crisis, both economic and political.
Plagued by government mistrust, corruption, foul play, the hashtag #freeHaiti has permeated social. But can it bring democracy to Haiti?
A new bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives with the aim of making Puerto Rico a state.
Haiti is once again nearing a new constitution. The ongoing constitutional reform drive, which began in 2020, lacks universal support.
Haiti’s government has ramped up repression as it recently made arbitrary changes to the Supreme Court’s composition and detained three justices.
Increasing political tensions in Haiti coupled with insecurity could result in protests followed by violent crackdowns by authorities
Hundreds of thousands of people mount the street in Puerto Rico over the island’s embattled governor, Ricardo A. Rosselló.
The multitudinous and persistent demonstrations that call for the governor’s resignation show that democracy and dignity walk together. Puerto Rico demands loud and clear: “Ricky resign!”
BINUH will be run by a Special Representative,to assist Government of Haiti with planning elections; training the Haitian National Police on human rights.