Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 3

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Pèlerin 5 victims seek for justice

They were several tens to hold up signs at the entrance to the private home of the President of the Republic, Mr. Jovenel Moise. These citizens victims of the series of demolition that occurred on July 3 and 4, have a hard time accepting their situation. In the presence of their lawyer Mr. Mario Joseph and under the eyes of the Police, the victims claimed justice during a sit-in this Monday, October 1st. Continue reading

July riots have brought down the DGI’s income

The riots of last July have made a significant impact on the DGI’s ( General Management of taxes) tax revenue for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. This was revealed by the Director General of the institution. At the official opening Monday of the fiscal year 2018-2019, Miradin Morlan explained that the incomes could have exceeded the budget set at 41 billion gourdes, if it wasn’t for these violent events. Continue reading

The new office of the Court of Auditors is ready to work on the audit of the Petrocaribe fund case.

The Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation opened the administrative courts as a specialized court on Monday, October 1st. This date coincides with the inauguration of Pierre Volmar Demesyeux as President and Vice President Rogavil Boiguené. The new office has, among other things, undertaken to provide “answers to multiple questions surrounding the use of the PetroCaribe fund. “


“The management audit of the PetroCaribe fund will be conducted in depth, with the utmost objectivity and in total independence. ” promised the new president of the court’s board, Pierre Volmar Demesyeux. Continue reading

Working to solve the land problem, is the recommendation of the president, believing that too many citizens suffer from this overwhelming situation.

The President of the Republic Jovenel Moïse considers that the judicial system suffers from a terrible crisis of credibility. On a long list, the head of state believes that land insecurity and prolonged pretrial detention are two factors that proves the weakness of the judiciary. For the smooth running of the judiciary, the leader of the nation seems to have found the right remedy. Continue reading

Private business owners support the increase of the minimum wage.

Private business owners including Réginald Boulos and Dimitri Vorbe urge the Haitian authorities to grant a significant increase in wages to workers. They advocate increases of over 30% for workers in this sector specializing in the production of clothing for foreign operators.


Mr. Boulos, former member of the Higher Council of Salaries, advocates a salary of 585 gourdes arguing that must take into account the rate of inflation. Sogener CEO Dimitri Vorbe recommends a more significant increase to raise the minimum wage to 600 gourdes. Continue reading

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Oct. 03, 2018

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