Haiti’s Political Crisis Just Went From Bad to Worse

Police stand near a mural featuring Haitian President Jovenel Moise, near the leader’s residence where he was killed by gunmen, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 7, 2021 (AP photo by Joseph Odelyn).
Police stand near a mural featuring Haitian President Jovenel Moise, near the leader’s residence where he was killed by gunmen, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 7, 2021 (AP photo by Joseph Odelyn).
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