Kim Ives, investigative reporter, independent documentarian and editor of the English-language editions of Haïti Liberté, says that new mass protests in Haiti are linked to President Jovenel Moise’s support for the U.S.-backed, self-proclaimed “interim president” of Venezuela, Juan Guaido.
Protesters want Moise removed from office.
Both the White House and Congress know that the shutdown debacle must be resolved. But while they’re milking the drama, they’re astutely avoiding very important questions: Who bears responsibility for the shutdown? Was the president acting legally and constitutionally when he ordered it? Did Congress allow the president unilaterally to make a decision and take an action contrary to the law that would put 800,000 workers at financial risk?