Haiti’s Political Crisis: How Constitutional Dispute is Fueling Conflict and Instability

President Moïse’s declaration of a state of emergency on March 16th marked the first official recognition of the political crisis which swept over Haiti at the start of the year. Escalation of the crisis over recent months has led to widespread civilian protests, increasingly violent repression by the Haitian National Police (PNH), a surge in crime rates across the country, and a destabilisation of authority. 

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