Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Watch

The OAS Picks Sides in Haiti … Again

2 months ago

An kreyòl Haitian president Jovenel Moïse, governing without parliament after terms expired in January without new elections taking place, is facing increasing questions over when, exactly, his own presidential mandate ends. Moïse assumed the presidency after 2015 presidential elections, which had to be rerun after the discovery of widespread irregularities that undermined the credibility of […]

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Jake Johnston

The US Has Been Exporting COVID-19 to Haiti; Now, It Is Returning a Death Squad Leader

3 months ago

[Editor’s Note: The day after publication, the Miami Herald reported that Emmanuel Constant had been removed from the deportation flight. An updated version of the article, in Haitian Kreyòl, was published by Ayibopost.] An kreyòl As the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down borders and airports across the world, planes chartered by US Immigration and Customs […]

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Jake Johnston

Can Haiti’s Peanut Value Chain Survive US Generosity?

3 months ago

The following post is a guest submission from Marc J. Cohen and Tonny Joseph.  Breakfast in Haiti typically includes manba, the local peanut butter. Unlike the smooth or chunky product found in the United States, it frequently includes a kick from chili peppers! Haitian peanut butter stands out in another way. In a country where […]

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