Ariel Henry

Kenya Offers to Send 1,000 Police Officers to Haiti

Kenyan Foreign Minister Alfred Mutua said Sunday that his government will lead the long-discussed multinational intervention force in Haiti and send a thousand police officers to “train and assist the Haitian Police to restore normality in the country and protect strategic facilities.”

NAIROBI, KENYA - JANUARY 20: (ISRAEL OUT) Kenyan police patrol during clashes in the Matha

Haiti Loses Its Last Elected Officials as Senate Terms End

Haiti reached an unfortunate milestone on Tuesday morning, as the last ten senators in its parliament departed from their offices, leaving the country with no elected officials whatsoever. (Prime Minister Ariel Henry is still there, but he was not elected – he became “acting” leader of the government after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in July 2021.)

Haiti's Senate President Jocelerme Privert attends a session in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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