One year after the tragedy of a presidential assassination, it is clearer than ever that respect for elections is key to Haiti’s future
By Haiti Democracy Project for the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor, May 22, 2022. Gangs are the shadow-play of Haiti’s latest power struggle at the top. They won’t be wished away by a chaste “Haitian-led solution.” Only a full peacekeeping mission can get rid of them
By Haiti Democracy Project for the Inter-American Dialogue: The opposition falsely accused Jovenel Moïse of ruling beyond his constitutional term, thus of ruling illegally. This “big lie” put him in danger in a country as unstable as Haiti. Look for that to be the pretext for whoever did it
Killed at his residence, according to acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph. A horrific act that shreds what remains of the rule of law in Haiti
A leader of the current demonstrations with massacre credentials
In 1999, when I was 11, I killed a French woman, Céline Moulier, outside Jacmel, for Senator Lambert. But that was just the beginning.