Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haiti Morning News Roundup – Dec. 25

Compiled by Rachele Viard

Laurent Lamothe visits with children for Christmas

On Dec. 23, former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe’s hosted about 1,000 children at his home from Obléon (Kenscoff) to celebrate Christmas and receive presents from Santa Claus. Lamothe was joined by former ministers Thomas Jacques from the Ministry of Agriculture, Francois Guillaume from the Ministry of Haitians Living Abroad, and Rose Anne Auguste of Charge of Human Rights and Extreme Poverty. The president of the foundation was also present. The event was hosted by music producer Power Surge.

United Nations Security Council makes a plea for calm

The United Nations Security Council is urging Haitians to hold “peaceful and credible elections,” Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Dec 23.

Peaceful elections are a “critical element of Haiti’s ongoing development, and trust that, with the support of the international community, the Haitian people will build upon the first two rounds of Haitian elections on Aug. 9 and Oct. 25, and be able to bring the electoral process to a successful conclusion in the upcoming final round.”

Minister Casimir Honored

On Dec. 23, during a tribute ceremony, the magistrates of the Court of Appeal honored several personalities of the Justice sector, including the Minister Pierre-Richard Casimir. The President of the Court of Appeal of Port au Prince also attended the ceremony.

 

Rachele Viard

Rachele Viard

Managing Editor at Haitian Times
Born into a Haitian family in Stone Mountain GA. , Rachele visited Haiti several times in her youth and connected to the country and the culture. She moved to Haiti in 2009, where she put her English degree to use as a writer, using her voice and pen to promote tourism in the country and highlight the richness of the Haitian culture and people.
Rachele Viard
Dec. 25, 2015

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