2019 Haitian protests
Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin, who was appointed 4 months ago, resigns amidst renewed protests. President Jovenel Moïse appoints Fritz-William Michel as the new Prime Minister.
Gunshots are heard at Jovenel Moïse’s funeral, with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield cancelling the remainder of her visit to Haiti as a result of the incident.
Former Haitian First Lady Martine Moïse, who was seriously injured during the assassination of her husband, Jovenel Moïse, releases her first public audio statement since the attack.
The Government of Colombia reports that 13 of the 26 Colombian mercenaries who killed Haitian President Jovenel Moïse were retired members of the National Army of Colombia. Two were killed during the gunfight with the police while the eleven others were arrested.
President Jovenel Moïse postpones the constitutional referendum, originally scheduled for June 27, to an unknown date citing rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
The death toll rises to 9 as protesters ask for Jovenel Moïse to step down as president of Haiti. The protest started February 7.
Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigns after deadly protests against fuel price rises.
Jovenel Moïse provisionally wins the Haitian election. With Moïse earning over 50% of the vote, a runoff election will not be required unless the losing candidates contest the result.
The Haitian national electoral commission promises to release results of the highly contested elections between the candidates Jovenel Moise of the Haitian Tèt Kale Party, Maryse Narcisse of the Fanmi Lavalas and Jude Célestin of the Alternative League for Haitian Progress and Emancipation.
The Prime Minister of Haiti Evans Paul accuses the Dominican Republic of causing a humanitarian crisis by mass deportation of people mainly from Haiti.
Haiti's Chamber of Deputies appoints Laurent Lamothe as the new Prime Minister ending a two month standoff with President Michel Martelly. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-haitian-lawmakers-approve-prime-minister-16275559#.T6NpvOu85o8 (AP via ABC News)]date=August 2019