World Jul 19

FILE PHOTO: Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph gives a press conference
New Haiti leader with international backing to take charge

A new prime minister supported by key international diplomats will take charge of Haiti, an official said Monday — a move that appeared aimed at averting a leadership struggle following the assassination of President Jovenal Moïse.

World Jul 13

Haitian police patrol the streets as protests were planned after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-...
Power vacuum created by president’s killing rattles Haiti

Haitians are not only wondering who killed their president but who's running the country. At least three men claim to be the legitimate head of government. Their claims are complicating the investigation into the assassination and fueling a race to…

World Jul 11

An aerial view of the Jalousie neighborhood
Some Haitians turn to prayer after president’s assassination

Roman Catholic and Protestant church leaders asked for calm and told people to remain strong as anxiety about the future grew, with authorities providing no answers or theories about who masterminded the killing by a group of gunmen early Wednesday…

Protesters hope smaller protests will avoid a repeat of recent violence, which has resulted in several deaths. At the same time, they are not backing down from their demands: that government officials be held accountable and that foreign nations stop…