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Haitian President Assassinated

July 8, 2021

Episode Notes:

In the last few hours, Haitian authorities killed four people involved in the assassination and arrested two others. Moïse’s murder plunges Haiti — already beset by instability —- into further political chaos.


Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall — professor of history at California State University San Marcos and author of Haitian History: New Perspectives and Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games — joins the Warcast to discuss the assassination, what it means for Haiti, and some of the history of U.S.-Haitian ties.


[ 01:04 ] Who was Jovenel Moïse?

[ 04:06 ] What is known about the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse?

[ 07:16 ] What’s next?

[ 09:39 ] How has Haiti influenced the United States and vice versa?

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