A storm brewing over Haiti at the OAS

The Gleaner, Ronald Sanders, 8, 2021 Strong disagreement may be brewing at the Organization of American States (OAS) on how to respond to the ongoing, grave political and constitutional crisis in Haiti. Since January 2020, the Haitian president, Jovenel Moïse, has been ruling the country by decree without any legislative oversight. The mandates of the … Read more

US backs Haiti elections but not referendum amid call for rethink – France 24

France 24, Wahshington (AFP), 04/29/2021 The United States renewed support Thursday for Haiti holding overdue elections but said it did not back a constitutional referendum after US lawmakers warned that voting this year would only bring more turmoil. Amid soaring violence and kidnappings, President Jovenel Moise has been ruling the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation by … Read more

Congress: U.S. insistence on ‘elections at all costs’ in Haiti risks deeper crisis

The Miami Herald, By Jacqueline Charles,  April 26, 2021 More than 60 U.S. House Democrats are calling for “a significant review of U.S. policy in Haiti” by the Biden administration and warning that “the U.S.’s insistence on elections at all costs in Haiti” later this year risks exacerbating the country’s cycle of political instability and … Read more