Macron visited the prison where Toussaint Louverture died, praising him as a hero who embodied French Revolution values.
Haiti articles on Democracy Chronicles
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’s Democracy Dying As Last Senators Leave Office
Resignation of Haiti’s final…senators raises concerns about…democracy in a country that hasn’t been able to hold elections since 2016.
Haiti Sinks Into Pandemonium, The World Community Is Silent
Haiti remains unstable. Pandemonium is spreading further over the nation. The international community, as usual, is silent.
Haiti Sees Deal On New President Following Assassination of Jovenel Moïse
Following the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, a group of Haiti senators declared Senate leader as provisional leader Friday.
Haiti: fears of widespread violence following President’s assassination
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination in his private residence overnight coincides with an increase in gang violence in the capital.
Haiti’s PM Resigns As Anti-Government Protests Continue
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.
Can #FreeHaiti Movement Bring Democracy To Struggling People?
Plagued by government mistrust, corruption, foul play, the hashtag #freeHaiti has permeated social. But can it bring democracy to Haiti?
Text and Context of Haiti’s 2021 Draft Constitution
Haiti is once again nearing a new constitution. The ongoing constitutional reform drive, which began in 2020, lacks universal support.
Attacks on Judicial Independence in Haiti Damage Democracy
Haiti’s government has ramped up repression as it recently made arbitrary changes to the Supreme Court’s composition and detained three justices.
A Spectre of Violent Repression Looming Over Haiti
Increasing political tensions in Haiti coupled with insecurity could result in protests followed by violent crackdowns by authorities