François Papa Doc Duvalier

Haiti’s Turbulent History Of Political Instability, Turmoil & Violence

Jovenel Moïse, Haiti’s President, was assassinated in an attack on his private residence on the outskirts of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. The assassination left a ripple effect that is deepening the turmoil that has gripped Haiti for years, pushing the country further into lawlessness. Here is everything you need to know about Haiti’s history of political instability and violence.