The United Nations mission in Haiti has been cut down to a minimum after all non-essential workers were instructed to evacuate the violence-torn Caribbean nation. The announcement came two months after the UN Security Council voted to extend the mission's presence for at least another year.
A Court in Türkiye Monday turned down a request for the extradition of Samir Nasri Salem Handal to Haiti in connection with the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse in July last year.
Haiti's crisis includes the murder of 19 journalists since 2000, three of them this year, according to the United Nations Integrated Office, which has also called for local authorities to act accordingly since these crimes systematically remain unpunished.
Haitian Judge Chavannes Étienne, who had been appointed to investigate the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, has resigned from the case Friday, thus becoming the fourth magistrate to make the same decision.
Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Haiti Monday to demand Prime Minister Ariel Henry agrees to hold discussions regarding a possible solution to the country's critical situation.
Inflation in Latin America for the year 2021 was way above projections, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has said in a report issued from its Santiago headquarters.
A group of 23 Haitian migrants were stranded Sunday at Santiago's Arturo Merino Benítez international airport where they have filed for refugee status but nevertheless fear local authorities might deport them back to their country of origin where all lives are “at-risk” due to the ongoing crisis, according to Rodolfo Noriega of the local Migrant Ombudsman's Office.
A 49-year-old businessman who holds double citizenship of Haiti and Chile has been charged in the United States in connection with the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse at the latter's residence in Port-au-Prince on July 7.
A former Haitian senator has been arrested in Jamaica in connection with the July 7 magnicide of President Jovenel Moïse in Port-au-Prince, it was reported.
Former Colombian elite soldier Mario Antonio Palacios has been arrested by United States authorities in Panama during a stopover on his way back home from Jamaica, it was announced Tuesday.