Jovenel Moise

Dueling Prime Ministers Fight for Power in Haiti

The shocking assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise by a squad of gunmen on Wednesday left two people claiming to be the interim prime minister and dueling for power: neurosurgeon Ariel Henry, former minister of the interior, and former foreign minister Claude Joseph.

Haitian police control the area next to a painting of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise next to his private residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Mo‘se was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country interim prime minister said in a statement, Mo‘se's wife, …

Photos: Haitians Seek Water, Food as Country Reels from Violent Protests

Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption.

A protester burns a US flag during a demonstration in the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince, February 15, 2019, on the ninth day of protests against Haitian President Jovenel Moise and the misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP) (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)