Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Watch

The OAS Picks Sides in Haiti … Again

1 month 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

2 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?

2 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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Jake Johnston

COVID-19 an Ayiti – Repons ak Obstak

3 months 1 week ago

Jou ki te 19 Mas la, prezidan ayisyen Jovenel Moïse te konfime 2 premye ka Kowonaviris nan peyi a. Depi lè a, nimewo a ogmante a 8. Pou li reponn a sitiyasyon an, prezidan an deklare yon eta dijans sou peyi a; li mande pou tout lekòl, faktori, legliz, peristil, ak lòt espas relijye yo […]

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Jake Johnston

COVID-19 in Haiti — The Current Response and Challenges

3 months 1 week ago

On March 19, Haitian president Jovenel Moïse confirmed the first two cases of the novel coronavirus in Haiti. The number has since increased to eight. In response, the president has declared a state of emergency and ordered schools, factories, and religious entities to close; established a curfew; and closed the country’s borders. The government announced […]

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