Haiti declares two days of mourning for slain Moïse

Haiti declares two days of mourning for slain Moïse

The Haitian government has declared July 22 and 23 as two days of mourning for people to pay tribute to president Jovenel Moïse, who was assassinated two weeks ago inside his residence at Pèlerin 5, Port-au-Prince.

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Taekwondo star wants to represent Haiti in Olympics, but USOC says no

Taekwondo star wants to represent Haiti in Olympics, but USOC says no
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Aliyah ShipmanAliyah Shipman, an up-and-coming taekwondo star, is hoping to represent Haiti at the Tokyo Olympics despite pushback from the US Olympic Committee.

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VIDEO: The Haiti crisis and how we got here

With protests over government corruption and escalating gang violence over the past year, Haiti was already mired in crisis before the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. This video timeline shows the events that defined the tumultuous term of Moïse, from his controversial election, to his July 7 assassination by a team of gunmen from Colombia and Haiti.

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State officials and leaders pay tribute to Moïse

State officials and leaders pay tribute to Moïse

president Jovenel Moïse at Port-au-Prince’s National Pantheon Museum, known by its French acronym MUPANAH. Dressed in black, the mourners lined up to sign a memorial service book, overlooked by a poster-size official portrait set on a dais surrounded by bouquets of white flowers. 

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Haiti inaugurates new government focused on elections, violence

Haiti inaugurates new government focused on elections, violence

Haiti’s newest prime minister Ariel Henry took office Tuesday, pledging to organize long-delayed legislative elections and provide safety and security in the country wracked by gang violence. 

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A Stark Choice for America

A Stark Choice for America

The United States faces unpalatable or unpromising options when it comes to helping Haiti. By James B. Foley for The Atlantic The shocking assassination of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, raises urgent questions about the country’s future and has serious implications for the United States. As Haiti descends further into chaos, we need to have a […]

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Gang violence and security vacuum in Haiti thwart aid delivery

Gang violence and security vacuum in Haiti thwart aid delivery

By Jessica Obert for The New Humanitarian PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti’s volatile security situation is crippling aid operations in the Caribbean country, where the humanitarian needs of some 4.4 million people were rising even before President Jovenel Moïse’s assasination, with some 214,000 in the capital alone thought to be in need of emergency assistance.  Turf wars between […]

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Haitian-American elected officials push for inclusion, policy reform amid Haiti crisis

Haitian-American elected officials push for inclusion, policy reform amid Haiti crisis
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haitian elected officialsMarie Woodson’s cell and office phones have been ringing almost non-stop since July 7, the day President Jovenel Moise was assassinated at his private home in Port-au-Prince. The callers, Woodson said last week, have turned to her as a Florida House representative for updates on the murder investigation. 

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