Unpacking Haiti’s Crisis: UN Military Mission Dilemma

In October 2022, Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry urgently requested international military assistance to address a security crisis exacerbated by blockades imposed by criminal gangs. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres supported the need for a specialized armed force to assist the Haitian National Police. However, concerns related to previous foreign interventions and strong opposition from some Haitians, rooted in historical distrust, have complicated efforts. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a culturally sensitive solution through diplomacy and dialogue to address Haiti’s challenges.

Haiti is Shaking: The Impact of the Last Earthquake on the Vulnerability of the Country

This article tries to analyze the impacts of Haiti’s last earthquake by going behind the event itself and exploring the already weak and unstable country. How this environmental disaster hit an already weak and unstable country, intertwining with the political crisis, economic stagnation and social conditions of the population?