On the Assassination of Haiti's President

Life in Haiti has rarely been easy. It’s the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Corruption is rampant. And it’s been invaded more than once since independence, including by the United States.


It’s little wonder that the half-Island nation has suffered repression and political turmoil


And, on July 7, it’s president, Jovenel Moïse, was assassinated.


To help us understand the current situation -- and a bit of the history as well -- I’m joined by Francois Pierre-Louis of Queens College in New York.


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