Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Oct. 30

Haitian journalists reject request to share anti-government protest videos

The Association of Haitian Journalists (AJH) and the Association of National Haitian Media (ANMH) said Thursday that they consider the request, made by Port-au-Prince district attorney Clame Ocmane Dameus in a notice issued Sunday, to be an extreme infringement on press freedom. READ MORE

Commentary: A golden opportunity for the Haitian government to do right by and for its people

In a Haitian government project run by the CIAT office (Inter-ministerial Committee for the Management of the Territory) financed by the IBD (Inter-American Development Bank) and the European Union, Haiti is catching up with what its closest neighbor, the Dominican Republic, has done 100 years ago: the identification of each one of its spatial territories. Each owner of a property will be able now to feel secure within his fences without fear or spoilage by a pretending possessor. READ MORE

Haiti Opposition politician rushed to hospital

President Jovenel Moise has wished former presidential candidate, Moïse Jean-Charles, a “speedy recovery” after he was rushed to an un-named hospital on Friday. READ MORE

World Bank approves funds for electricity project in Haiti

The World Bank says it has approved two grants totalling US$35 million to improve access to electricity for more than two million Haitians, and to scale-up investments in renewable energy in underserved rural and urban areas of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. READ MORE

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October 30, 2017

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