Haiti opposition plans month-end protests

Embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moise

Opposition political parties in Haiti are planning a major street protest in the capital Port au Prince for next week Friday March 29, in an attempt to force President Jovenel Moise out of office.

Moise sworn into office in February 2017, is facing intense criticism from opposition over his handling of domestic affairs and his alleged mismanagement of funds under the PetroCaribe oil agreement with Venezuela.

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Granger-Jagdeo meeting ends in stalemate

A meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to discuss the way forward to general elections in keeping with the country’s constitution, ended in a stalemate on Wednesday.

This as the country faces a constitutional crisis as the 90-days window to hold general elections following a successful no confidence motion in December 2018, looms.

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