At dawn on Wednesday (7), the President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, 53, was shot dead in his home. The information was made public by Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who described the act as “hateful, inhuman and barbaric”. The suspects were arrested Wednesday evening.
Joseph also announced that the authorities had decided to declare a state of siege. Rising poverty and political instability in this Caribbean country are already contributing to the increase in violence in the streets.
This Thursday’s Breakfast episode (8) deals with the circumstances surrounding the murder of Moise, the political situation in Haiti and the impacts of this crime. The interviewee is journalist Sylvia Colombo, Folha correspondent for Latin America.
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Café da Manhã is published Monday to Friday, always at the start of the day. The episode is presented by journalists Magê Flores and Maurício Meireles, with a production by Angela Boldrini, Jéssica Maes and Victor Lacombe. The sound editing is by Natalia Silva.