BREAKING: Official: Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home, first lady hospitalized amid political instability.— The Associated Press (@AP) July 7, 2021
Because DC is not a state, the only person who can call up the National Guard is the president. On January 6, over 17 requests WERE DENIED. Please would an actual journalist report on this— Sandi Bachom (@sandibachom) July 6, 2021
You can’t just blithely refer to Haiti as a “failed state” and NOT report how governments on both sides of the Atlantic ACTIVELY played and CONTINUE TO PLAY a role in bringing about that failure. It’s the internet. You have the real estate.— Barry Jenkins (@BarryJenkins) July 7, 2021
President of Haiti Jovenel Moise killed during attack on his residence in Port-au-Prince, interim PM Claude Joseph says https://t.co/of7MLBKVZI— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) July 7, 2021
For journalists commenting on the assassination of Pres. Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, a content-assist: Have we consulted Haitian people and Haiti experts? Do any comments trade in racism, anti-Blackness, or stereotypes/caricatures of the Caribbean? Have we reviewed regional history?— Laura Rosanne Adderley (@LauraAdderley) July 7, 2021
They were the first ones to breach our nation's Capitol in 206 years. They replaced the American Flag with the MAGA flag. They came to execute Speaker Pelosi and the Vice President.— Jake Lobin (@JakeLobin) July 7, 2021
We must never let this be whitewashed.
We must #NeverForgetJanuary6th
IT. WAS. TERRORISM.
We are shocked and saddened to hear of the horrific assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and the attack on First Lady Martine Moïse of Haiti. We condemn this heinous act — and stand ready to assist as we continue to work for a safe and secure Haiti.— President Biden (@POTUS) July 7, 2021
JUST IN - Haitian President assassinated overnight in private residence.— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) July 7, 2021
Haiti President Moïse ‘mortally wounded’ in armed attack at his home, prime minister says https://t.co/7G6cYF930S— Jacqueline Charles (@Jacquiecharles) July 7, 2021