Haiti: United States pledges aid

The UN Security Council meets urgently on Thursday, July 8, the day after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. The country will receive aid from the  United States .

US President Joe Biden offered his condolences to the family of Jovenel Moïse and to all Haitians on Wednesday July 7. He said he was ready to provide all the necessary assistance from the United States , particularly in terms of intelligence to elucidate this attack.

“An American military intervention not well seen”

There are also hundreds of millions of dollars raised from the collection of donations, which are intended for Haiti, but which have been blocked for decades by the government which realized that these funds were scattered and fattened corruption in the country. ‘Isle. If the situation degenerated in Haiti, there is no doubt that the United States would intervene, because the country is next to American territory, concludes Loïc de la Mornais, the correspondent of France Televisions in Washington, on Wednesday evening.

“We are too close to the United States to be a geopolitical priority and we are too far to be a social or economic priority, so that we are only interested in the United States when there is a crisis.” , analysis on franceinfo Jean-Marie Théodat, lecturer at the University of the Sorbonne. “An American military intervention would not necessarily be well received by the Haitian population.”

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