Haitian President’s Assassination Could Destabilize Apparel Sourcing

Haitian President’s Assassination Could Destabilize Apparel Sourcing

Reports said the action, which also injured Moïse’s wife Martine Marie Etienne Joseph, inflicted more chaos on the unstable Caribbean country that was already seeing an escalation of gang violence and anti-government protests. The Associated Press (AP) reported that Claude Joseph, the interim prime minister, said the police and military were in control of security in Haiti, where a history of dictatorship, natural disasters and political instability have not only made for uncertainty but curtailed attempts by U.S. imports and the government to uplift manufacturing in the Caribbean nation.

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