A mother with her children running away from the Carrefour Aéoport shooting on March 5th. Photos credit by Arnold Junior Pierre for the Haïtian Times

PORT-AU-PRINCE — The long-awaited announcement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) of a consensus between stakeholders regarding a solution in Haiti’s multidimensional crisis, exacerbated in the past three years with the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, appears to be a relief to many in Haiti. Caricom leaders announced late Monday that the Haitian actors have found a compromise with Acting PM Ariel Henry resigning and paving the way for the establishment of a presidential council to replace him. However, while this consensus divides some sectors, for several people, what matters most at the moment is putting an end to the rule of insecurity in Haiti.

Economist and political activist Emmanuela Douyon is already warning those who know that they are incapable of addressing the country's problems, including insecurity, not to seek a position in the new government.


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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.