This page brings together the latest news from Haiti, provided by independent websites and Twitter accounts. You will also find blogs from members of our platform, and friends from Haiti and abroad.
The articles on this page do not necessarily reflect the position of the Coordination Europe-Haiti.
More than 150 Haitian, European, Latin American, Canadian and African organisations
(trade unions, NGOs, associations, peasant movements, feminists, citizens), among them the COEH, are calling for a
change in international policy towards Haiti.
The situation in Haiti has been turbulent for quite a while, but covid-19 infections fortunately remained few during the past year. This now seems to be changing as the number of infections is increasing rapidly, while vaccines are not yet available. Meanwhile, armed gangs are blocking the major access roads of the capital Port-au-Prince. The government is taking no actions. The residents are trapped. This article is taken from the Dutch website La Chispa (www.lachispa.nl ).
The political crisis in Haiti continues as Mr. Jovenel Moïse, whose mandate as president, according to many, ended in February 2021, has plans to organize a much criticized referendum amid an increasingly insecure and violent situation. Colette Lespinasse explains how the referendum will further aggravate the situation.
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