© 2024 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

A Look At Haiti's Power Vacuum 1 Week After Assassination Of Country's President

It’s been one week since Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated. Since then, at least three leaders have stepped forward into the power vacuum.

Meanwhile, Haitian police are reconstructing the killing, and a humanitarian crisis on the ground is fanned by the chaos.

Host Peter O’Dowd speaks with Widlore Merancourt, editor in chief of the AyiboPost, about the crisis.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

KOSU is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.