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The Foreign Roots of Haiti’s “Constitutional Crisis”

As per usual, news on Haiti in the U.S. remains limited, except for periods of ‘crisis.’

As if on cue, U.S. media began reporting on Haiti’s “constitutional crisis” this week.

  • Mark Schuller
  • CounterPunch

Sunday, February 7, is the end of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse’s term according to the constitution.

He refuses to step down.

Last week, the opposition called for a two-day general strike, uniting around a transition with the head of Haiti’s Supreme Court stepping in.

Most reporting failed to note the international role, and particularly the U.S., in creating this “crisis.”

And nearly all…

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