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Weekly Report - 21 February 2019 (WR-19-07)

HAITI: Moïse clings on

A week after the mass protests began calling for his resignation [WR-19-06], President Jovenel Moïse finally ended his silence, insisting he would not resign. His government has since unveiled nine measures aimed at addressing the key demands of protesters - the economic crisis and alleged embezzlement of some US$2bn of funds from Petrocaribe, Venezuela’s discounted oil initiative - although these have yet to quell the unrest.

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