President Moïse is dead. Two politicians say they’re in charge. Parliament is suspended. A Haitian studies scholar explains Haiti’s power vacuum and says elections alone won’t restore democracy there.
Expert background on Haiti, where President Jovenel Moïse’s July 7 killing is the latest in the Caribbean nation’s long list of struggles.
The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in his home outside Port-au-Prince ended a presidency that had plunged the already troubled nation deeper into crisis.
Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is accused of overstaying his term, embezzling funds and dismantling parliament. Protests are a hallmark of his presidency – but the language of them has changed.
Haiti has been paralyzed by general strikes and crippling fuel shortages for much of September. Its government is barely functioning. Here’s the history behind the crisis.