The Heat: Haiti Crisis

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Gunmen launched a string of fresh attacks, burning homes and exchanging gunfire with police. That was one of the biggest outbreaks of violence since the appointment of Haiti’s new Prime Minister. The country’s transitional council chose a little known former sports minister, Fritz Belizaire, to succeed Ariel Henry. Henry resigned after Haiti’s armed gangs united in opposition to the government.

To discuss:

  • William O’Neill is the UN’s Independent Expert on Human Rights in Haiti.
  • Kim Ives is an editor with Haiti Liberte’.
  • Roromme Chantal is a former UN official in Haiti.
  • Etienne Cote-Paluck serves as Editor-in-Chief of two publications — Haiti Magazine and Haiti Weekly.

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