Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Jan. 18

Bahamasair Makes Inaugural Flight To Port-Au-Prince

Bahamasair inaugural flight touched down at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince one Saturday shortly before 9:00 a.m.The ATR-42, 50 seat, turbo prop aircraft, one of the national flag carrier’s newest acquisitions, provides non-stop service to Port-au-Prince two days per week, Wednesday and Saturday, and is expected to boost revenue for the airline as the frequency increases. It will be the longest route that Bahamasair flies.

President-elect Jovenel Moise Visits Dominican Republic

President-elect Jovenel Moise met with Dominican President Danilo Medina in the Dominican Republic on Monday.

According to the Dominican press, Moise was on a courtesy visit to the Dominican Republic for two days, where he met with leaders of different sectors and discussed as tourism, free trade and immigration. 

UN to Investigate Haiti Slum Lynchings

The U.N. mission in Haiti has launched an inquiry into the lynching of at least 20 people by vigilantes armed with machetes and by Haitian police last weekend, U.N. officials said on Wednesday.

A new report on lynching in Haiti has claimed that there has been only one conviction even though more than 400 cases had been reported to law enforcement officials in the French-speaking Caribbean country during the period 2012-2015.

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