The Heat: Haiti Crisis

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It’s been one month since Haiti’s Prime Minister, Ariel Henry, resigned from his post. This after gangs across Port-au-Prince attacked several government buildings in late February, driving more than 53,000 people to leave as violence continues to rock the nation’s capital.

Political leaders have now tasked a transitional council with choosing the country’s next prime minister and Cabinet. What are the challenges that lie ahead?

Joining the discussion: 

  • Etienne Cole-Paluck is the Editor-in-Chief of Haiti Magazine and Haiti Weekly.
  • Jemima Pierre is a Professor of Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia.
  • Kim Ives is an Editor with Haiti Liberté.
  • Roromme Chantal is a Professor of Political Science at Moncton University & Former UN official in Haiti.