Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Nov. 1

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Haiti: Tensions escalates in Bel Air

Bursts of automatic weapons were heard in the air on Wednesday as we were preparing to sing the funerals of six people killed during the protests of October 17. Flaming tires have been noticed everywhere in the Bel Air area. Continue reading

Haitian minister of public works testifies in front deputies

The Mining and Energy Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, Monday, October 29, discussed with the Minister of Public Works Fritz Caillot accompanied by the Director General of the Bureau of Mines Claude Prépetit around seismic threats hovering over the country. For the occasion, the chair of the commission, deputy Patrick Norzéus, made a set of recommendations to the Minister. He particularly asked him to take all the necessary measures to grant a reasonable share of the budget of the next draft law of finance to make the prevention in the riskiest areas of the territory. Continue reading

Prime Minister Presents Electrification of Haiti 24/7 plan

Tuesday evening, The President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and his government, the President of the Chamber of Deputies, mayors of all sides, the diplomatic corps, private sector players, everyone in Haiti, even students from the engineering, world and beauty schools had made the trip to attend the full presentation of the electrification project in Haiti 24 hours a day, as stipulated in the invitation card. Continue reading

First Congress of the National Federation of Mayors of Haiti continues

The first congress of the National Federation of Mayors of Haiti continued with the holding of several thematic workshops at the Convention and Documentation Center of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) on Tuesday, October 30 2018. Directed on the theme “On the road to local and integrated development”, this congress offers the mayors of the 140 municipalities of the country the opportunity to ask the real problems of decentralization. Continue reading

Four political parties doubt government is fighting to solve the PetroCaribe issue

Political parties FUSION, KONTRAPÈPLA, OPL and UNIR denounce power maneuvers to spend time on the PetroCaribe issue. In a joint stance, these opposition political organizations are calling for continued protests and predict that the situation may escalate and become uncontrollable in the coming days. Continue reading


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Nov. 01, 2018

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