15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Photo: Texas National Guard Soldiers and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers in the Rio Grande River as part of Operation Lone Star (Source: @GregAbbott_TX/Twitter) By Nélida Tello This weekend, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents on horseback charged at 15,000 Haitian migrants camped under the Del Rio International Bridge along the US-Mexico borer in an effort to detain them, using reins as whips against … Continue reading 15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Haiti: President Moïse Assassinated, Crisis and Resistance Intensifies across Country

By Rachel Foster On July 7, unidentified mercenaries posing as DEA agents entered the house of Haitian president Jovenal Moïse and shot him 16 times, killing him. The assassination comes in the context of Haiti’s deepening economic and political crisis compounded by the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as mass protests against Moïse’s presidency, which have included armed anti-government factions in the cities. Haiti’s prime minister, … Continue reading Haiti: President Moïse Assassinated, Crisis and Resistance Intensifies across Country