Haiti faces deep political, humanitarian, and security crisis. The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse in 2021 exacerbated Haiti’s constitutional crisis. Parliament has ceased to function and the justice system faces enormous difficulties operating. A severe earthquake in 2021 affected two million people. A spike in violence by gangs with alleged links to police and politicians, severely overcrowded prisons, and extensive impunity remain major concerns. A cholera outbreak has caused tens of thousands of suspected cases and hundreds of deaths since October 2022. The United States and other countries have returned tens of thousands of people to Haiti since January 2021.

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