CARICOM condemns attack on Haiti’s Prime Minister

Prime Minister of Haiti – Ariel Henry

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the armed attack on the Prime Minister of Haiti and his delegation at Gonaives on Saturday 1 January 2022 during the traditional ceremony commemorating the 218th anniversary of Haiti’s independence.

The attendance of the Prime Minister of Haiti and his delegation of high officials at the traditional celebration of the anniversary of Haiti’s Independence, which includes a Te Deum church service at the Gonaives Cathedral, was disrupted by volleys of automatic weapons in the surroundings of the church. He was unable to deliver his public speech at the nearby Place des Armes Square which normally follows the church service as part of the ceremony.

The reported death of a citizen during the incident, heightens the Community’s concern at the continued deterioration of the security situation in the country.

CARICOM urges the Haitian authorities to address this prevailing untenable security situation with urgency in order to restore a sense of safety and security to the country.

Copyright 2012 Dominica News Online, DURAVISION INC. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or distributed.

Disclaimer: The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of Inc. All comments are approved by before they are posted. We never censor based on political or ideological points of view, but we do try to maintain a sensible balance between free speech and responsible moderating.

We will delete comments that:

  • violate or infringe the rights of any person, are defamatory or harassing or include personal attacks
  • a reasonable person would consider abusive or profane
  • contain material which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law
  • promote hatred of any kind
  • refer to people arrested or charged with a crime as though they had been found guilty
  • contain links to "chain letters", pornographic or obscene movies or graphic images
  • are excessively long and off-topic

See our full comment/user policy/agreement.


  1. Jonathan Y St Jean
    January 6, 2022

    Once again the Caricom puppeteers are at it again, trying to be relevant. It costs nothing to blow hot air. And the show goes on

    • Eagle-Eyed
      January 7, 2022

      @Jonathan Y St Jean, you should really stop talking about yourself like that.

  2. Lin clown
    January 4, 2022

    NEG St.Joe,what caused the attack on the people of Salisbury?Did you know Salisbury has the most UNSOLVED MURDERS in Dominica without your so called attack?

  3. Under the radar
    January 4, 2022

    Oh well… the people want justice for their assassinated president, yet this fool was questioned about his calls to at least 4 of the suspects before and on the morning of president’s gruesome murder. He had a 7 minute call with the main man who called the shots for the assassination and his response was: ” I dont remember, probably it was nothing important.

    Kids, please dont be like these people, they’re liars and have no respect for law.

  4. January 4, 2022

    I did not read the above comments from varicom but as a neg st.joe who knows my worth bcus of the love for justice and fairness and have always work to uplift my family…the headline should have read and I quote, caricom condem bla bla bla in Haiti but stayed silent on the attack of salsbury people…

    Hot debate. What do you think? Thumb up 11 Thumb down 9
  5. Ibo France
    January 4, 2022

    Happy to know that the armed group did not succeed in their diabolical lot t assistants the president nor any member of his delegation.

    What tangible measures is CARICOM doing to improve the security system in Haiti other than to provide lip service? Haiti needs concrete assistance in human resources, hard cash and materialistic contributions. Repetitious rhetoric won’t suffice.

    Well-loved. Like or Dislike: Thumb up 10 Thumb down 2
    • Under the radar
      January 4, 2022

      Caricom :lol: :lol: :lol:

  6. botowa
    January 4, 2022

    I guarantee a little digging into who is behind those attacks and it will trace bck to some Canaanite who wants the natural resources under Haiti

    Hot debate. What do you think? Thumb up 4 Thumb down 4

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

:) :-D :wink: :( 8-O :lol: :-| :cry: 8) :-? :-P :-x :?: :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: more »

 characters available