Haitian PM Ariel Henry fires minister seeking his prosecution in president’s assassination

Fresh turmoil hit Haiti’s government on Wednesday as Prime Minister Ariel Henry replaced his justice minister and a senior official stepped down, saying he could not serve a premier under suspicion in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Amid a brewing political crisis, Henry replaced Justice Minister Rockfeller Vincent with Interior Minister Liszt Quitel, who… Read More Haitian PM Ariel Henry fires minister seeking his prosecution in president’s assassination

Haitians express dismay over slow arrival of relief in quake-stricken areas

An earthquake that killed more than 2,000 people in Haiti had left the Caribbean nation “on its knees”, Prime Minister Ariel Henry said on Wednesday, as survivors showed increasing frustration about the sluggish arrival of relief to hard-hit areas. Henry had on Sunday flown to Les Cayes, the southwestern city of 100,000 people which bore… Read More Haitians express dismay over slow arrival of relief in quake-stricken areas

Haiti’s interim PM Claude Joseph agrees to step down

Claude Joseph, who has nominally led Haiti as acting prime minister since the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moise, said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday he has agreed to step down, handing power to a challenger backed by the international community. The announcement appears to end a power struggle in the… Read More Haiti’s interim PM Claude Joseph agrees to step down