Haiti protests demanding Moise exit enter fourth day

Hundreds of protesters turn out in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince for a fourth day of demonstrations demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.

Poverty in Haiti seen in Port-au-Prince’s Jalousie neighborhood

On the hills of Port-au-Prince, a chaotic jumble of structures stretches ever farther into the distance: Haiti’s capital is suffering under the weight of high inflation, endemic corruption and a perilous drop in the value of its currency. Jalousie is a poor neighborhood in the capital which lacks sanitation and potable water.

Haitians honour souls of the dead in fading tradition

In a cemetery in Port-au-Prince, people honour the souls of the dead by dressing as voodoo spirits of death — a Haitian tradition that has faded over the years, under pressure from some Protestant groups and eclipsed by the increasing popularity of Halloween.

Haiti merchants fear for livelihood after market blaze

Port-Au-Prince merchants fear for their livelihoods in the impoverished nation of Haiti after a fire ravaged a historic market in the country’s capital.

Who’s in Charge? – Haiti’s Power Struggle (Dispatch 3)

Amid a wave of bloody clashes between protesters and the police, Haitian president Michel Martelly stepped down from office last weekend, leaving no clear option to lead the country.

VICE News travels to the Caribbean nation, where reporter Simon Ostrovsky spent time in the country’s parliament talking to the prime minister and other local politicians to find out exactly who is now in charge.

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The President Steps Down: Haiti’s Power Struggle (Dispatch 2)

Haitian President Michel Martelly makes his final address to parliament and steps down — but the opposition aren’t celebrating. There is no one in place to take over, and thousands have gathered in the streets to protest that opposition candidates weren’t included in talks to create an interim administration. VICE News was there to witness firsthand the beginning of the power vacuum in Haiti.

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Protesters and Police in Bloody Clashes: Haiti’s Power Struggle (Dispatch 1)

Amid a wave of bloody clashes between protesters and the police, Haitian president Michel Martelly stepped down from office on Sunday, leaving the Caribbean nation with no successor.

On Saturday, with less than 24 hours before Martelly’s scheduled departure, Haiti’s parliament drafted an agreement allowing the election of an interim president for a four-month term. A presidential runoff to decide Martelly’s successor in December 2015 was postponed indefinitely due to allegations of fraud.

VICE News travels to Haiti, where anti-government protesters are clashing with police as the country faces a future without a leader, and struggles to achieve political stability.

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