HAITI : Moise Jean Charles Heads to the UN

Moise Jean Charles, head of the political party Pitit Dessalines went to the United Nations on Tuesday to discuss the crisis gripping Haiti. During his visit, he promised to seek the help of the United Nations to recover Petrocaribe funds and have justice and compensation for the cholera victims and women raped by Minustah agents, Radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

New Special Unit Unknown by the Haitian Police

Agents of the USGPN (new special police unit) were seen in the streets dressed in black, with large caliber weapons including M60 machine guns in pickups at demonstrations on 18 November. General director of the National Police of Haiti, Michel-Ange Gedeon was surprised but insisted that no new specialized unit was created within the National Police of Haiti and that he himself had seen for the first time this equipment through social networks, Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Protestant Federation of Haiti Encourages Dialogue

Protestant Federation urges the President Jovenel Moïse to convene as soon as possible vital sectors of the nation and the opposition parties to find a national agreement. It calls on the social, economic and political players to be mature, in order to seek a shared solution to the crisis. This, would enable the country to regain its political stability, Alterpresse reports Continue reading

HAITI : Illegal Gun trafficking Investigation Continues

Investigation into the search of 150 illegal firearms and ammunition led into Sandra Telisma arrest last week. She was taken the St. Marc civil prison following a warrant of arrest issued by the investigating judge Dieunel Lumerant, after being questioned for more than seven hours. According to Mrs Telisma, other public figures are involved in this issue. Judge Lumerant is motivated to go on with the investigation despite the threats made against him, Le National reports. Continue reading

Strike Continues to Paralyze Haiti

All activities were paralyzed again in Port-au-Prince and in most provincial towns this Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Schools remained closed, public transport, public administration and even informal commerce did not resume. The opposition rejects the call for dialogue by the President of the Republic and still demands the departure of Jovenel Moïse , Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

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