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Haiti’s Leader Is Forbidden to Leave Amid Questions Over President’s Killing

Haiti’s Leader Is Forbidden to Leave Amid Questions Over President’s Killing

Haiti’s Leader Is Forbidden to Leave Amid Questions Over President’s Killing Haiti’s Leader Is Forbidden to Leave Amid Questions Over President’s Killing Haiti’s chief prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the acting prime minister not to leave the country until he answers questions about the July assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. Last week, the prosecutor issued a police summons for the prime …

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He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He’s the Target of a Drug Inquiry.

He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He’s the Target of a Drug Inquiry.

He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He’s the Target of a Drug Inquiry. He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He’s the Target of a Drug Inquiry. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The commander in charge of guarding the Haitian president’s home quickly became a suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last month when his security team inexplicably melted away, enabling …

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Assassination Mastermind May Still Be at Large, Haiti’s Caretaker Leader Says

Assassination Mastermind May Still Be at Large, Haiti’s Caretaker Leader Says

Assassination Mastermind May Still Be at Large, Haiti’s Caretaker Leader Says Assassination Mastermind May Still Be at Large, Haiti’s Caretaker Leader Says PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The mastermind behind the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti is most likely still at large, said the country’s caretaker leader. He said he remained baffled by the ultimate motive a month after the …

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Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister, Is Stepping Down

Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister, Is Stepping Down

Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister, Is Stepping Down Claude Joseph, Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister, Is Stepping Down PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Claude Joseph, the prime minister who immediately took control of Haiti’s government after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse this month, is stepping down, the nation’s minister for elections said in a text message Monday. Ever since the president’s …

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U.S. Backed Haiti’s Jovenel Moïse Even as Democracy Eroded

U.S. Backed Haiti's Jovenel Moïse Even as Democracy Eroded

U.S. Backed Haiti’s Jovenel Moïse Even as Democracy Eroded U.S. Backed Haiti’s Jovenel Moïse Even as Democracy Eroded As protesters hurled rocks outside Haiti’s national palace and set fires on the streets to demand President Jovenel Moïse’s resignation, President Trump invited him to Mar-a-Lago in 2019, posing cheerfully with him in one of the club’s ornate entryways. After members of …

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Haiti’s Troop Request Presents Hard Choice for Biden

Haiti’s Troop Request Presents Hard Choice for Biden

Haiti’s Troop Request Presents Hard Choice for Biden Haiti’s Troop Request Presents Hard Choice for Biden That deployment was considered a success even if it did little to resolve Haiti’s deep-seated problems. But it did run “the risk of mission creep,” according to a 2013 study by the nonpartisan RAND Corporation, which said that Haiti would have welcomed the mission …

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Joseph Lambert, Leader of Haiti’s Senate, Vies for Power

Joseph Lambert, Leader of Haiti’s Senate, Vies for Power

Joseph Lambert, Leader of Haiti’s Senate, Vies for Power Joseph Lambert, Leader of Haiti’s Senate, Vies for Power Just days after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, a high-stakes battle for control of the country is heating up, and the president of the Senate, Joseph Lambert, is among those jockeying for power. Although the Haitian Parliament is in …

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Assassination of Haiti’s President Fuels a Battle for Control

Assassination of Haiti's President Fuels a Battle for Control

Assassination of Haiti’s President Fuels a Battle for Control Assassination of Haiti’s President Fuels a Battle for Control The assassination of Haiti’s president has thrown the nation into disarray, spawned shootouts on the streets and left terrified citizens cowering in their homes. But behind the scenes a bigger, high-stakes battle for control of the country is already accelerating. The fault …

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A Canadian Mansion Becomes a Symbol of Haiti’s Disintegration

A Canadian Mansion Becomes a Symbol of Haiti’s Disintegration

A Canadian Mansion Becomes a Symbol of Haiti’s Disintegration A Canadian Mansion Becomes a Symbol of Haiti’s Disintegration Mr. Célestin said he also had a radio station called Model FM, which he started in a rural region but which grew to the point that he installed it in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, the capital. The station does have a small, …

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How the Assassination of Haiti’s President Follows Years of Turmoil

How the Assassination of Haiti's President Follows Years of Turmoil

How the Assassination of Haiti’s President Follows Years of Turmoil How the Assassination of Haiti’s President Follows Years of Turmoil The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti in a brazen attack at his private residence on Wednesday compounded the Caribbean nation’s turmoil and deepened fears of more widespread political violence. The interim prime minister, Claude Joseph, said the president …

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