Funeral Held for Assassinated Haiti President Jovenel Moïse

The image shows the former President of Haiti Jovenel Moise touring hurricane damage in 2017. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

Two weeks ago, Haitian president Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his home. Today, the country holds his funeral.

Kate Michel with Radio 4VH, a Trans World Radio partner in Haiti, says, “The city of Cap-Haitian is where that ceremony and that process will happen. People are preparing there. But there’s also a real sense of grief and shock over what has happened, and a sense of being in limbo as to what this means for Haiti next.”

Haiti’s future

This week, Haiti got a new prime minister: Ariel Henry. President Moise appointed him before the assassination, but his installment got delayed in the confusion.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller

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