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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 19

Haiti: Deputies Warns Jovenel Moise to Accelerate PetroCaribe Probe.

Alfredo Antoine, Kenscoff’s deputy asks the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Disputes to speed up its investigative work, so the the report can be really available before January 2019. Alfredo Antoine took his decision after the mobilization day of October 17, 2018 to demand that light be made on the PetroCaribe record. On the other hand, the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau, tweeted that “President Jovenel Moïse has just sent the Nation a clear signal, through his latest tweets, asking justice to do the follow up Continue reading

Haitian Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ronell Gilles Outlines Plans

The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ronell Gilles, chaired on Monday, October 15, 2018, his first board of directors. That established the basis of the departmental action plan for the implementation of the national employment policy, according to the priority to the quality of services offered to users.The main goal of this board of directors for Dr. Ronell Gilles is to lay the groundwork for the departmental action plan, with the 2018-2019 outlook to guide actions towards Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Continue reading

Officials Release Damage Report From Oct.17 Protests Across Haiti.

The national police said two people were dead and 11 injured during the various marches that took place across Haiti on October 17. According to this provisional report communicated by the spokesman of the institution 11 vehicles were either burned or damaged. A building was fired in the western department. In response to these acts, the Haitian National Police claims to have arrested 8 suspects including 3 in the west one in the south-east 2 in the north-west and two in the center Continue reading

Haiti: Jovenel Moise Accuses Opposition Leaders Of Exploiting Petro Caribe Issue

President Jovenel Moïse denounced politicians, former managers of public funds or economic actors who work to exploit the PetroCaribe case.
In his opinion, these people want others to take responsibilities in order to conserve stolen public funds. Mr. Moise said he supports a fair and equitable trial that will punish the real culprits. Without naming them he expressed his anger against the radical opposition leaders who mobilized public opinion against his government on this issue. He assured that his relatives and the officials of his administration will answer the questions of the investigators. Continue reading

Haiti: Moise Jean Charles Announces More Protests.

The Pitit Dessalines party leader, Moïse Jean Charles, salutes the strong mobilization of the people who he said understood the message of the Opposition. On the strength of this success, the former Senator Moïse Jean Charles confirms the continuation of the mobilization to obtain the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse. Mr. Moïse said that the popular mobilization was not convened by the opposition but argues that it was President Moïse who provoked it himself. This is the result of his refusal to give justice on the dilapidations of the Petrocaribe funds. Continue reading

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Oct. 19, 2018

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