Resignation of Haiti’s final…senators raises concerns about…democracy in a country that hasn’t been able to hold elections since 2016.
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Haiti today has a fragile democracy, at best. The country’s inequality is stark and it has ranked as the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere for decades. Also check out our articles on South America, Central America or Cuba.
Haiti remains unstable. Pandemonium is spreading further over the nation. The international community, as usual, is silent.
Following the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, a group of Haiti senators declared Senate leader as provisional leader Friday.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination in his private residence overnight coincides with an increase in gang violence in the capital.
The Haitian PM’s resignation comes at a time when Haiti is in the midst of a serious social and political crisis marked by instability, abuse.
Plagued by government mistrust, corruption, foul play, the hashtag #freeHaiti has permeated social. But can it bring democracy to Haiti?
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
BINUH will be run by a Special Representative,to assist Government of Haiti with planning elections; training the Haitian National Police on human rights.