Haiti : Contraband Products Confiscated in Customs Area.

Firearms, ammunition, drugs used for smuggling were seized in the border area during the year 2018. Legal proceedings were instituted against several traffickers.

The operations are carried out in collaboration with the National Police, the Anti-Drug Trafficking Brigade, the Anti-Corruption Unit, the Ministry of Justice and the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police. Le National reports Continue reading

Haiti- Economic and Social Assistance Fund Helps less Fortunate

From November 22 to 25, more than 52 disadvantaged neighborhoods in the metropolitan area benefited from the “Bourad Manje” program of the Economic and Social Assistance Fund in collaboration with the Ministry of Sectoral Affairs, which consisted in the distribution of dry rations such as rice, spaghetti, oil and beans.

“Bourad manje” is an integral part of the vast KORE PEP project, to which the Republic of Taiwan has given financial support in the amount of $ 5 million. A first tranche representing 37% of the amount, 1,666,666.00, was given symbolically on November 14th. The financing of the Taiwanese government is for a period of 3 months. Le Nouvelliste reports Continue reading

Haiti : Pro Government Demonstration Held in Center Department

Demonstration to support the Head of State was organized on November 27, 2018 in the city of Belladère in the department of the Center to denounce the violent acts of the opposition and affirm that Jovenel Moise has already begun his work especially in Belladère by building roads. Radio Television Caraibes reports Continue reading

Haiti- Economy : Increase in Customs Deductibles

Customs excesses have been increased by 9 billion gourdes for 2017-2018 fiscal year compared to 2016-2017. That is 19 billion gourdes this fiscal year (2017-2018) and 10 billion last year (2016-2017).

For the last three years the losses are more than 37 billion gourdes.
Franchises are granted by the Ministry of Finance and Planning. Radio Metropole reports Continue reading

Haitian National Police Attacked Again by Angry Mob

Camecio Simon, a taxi driver, was killed by a policeman on November 27, when Haitian National Police agents were carrying out an operation. Revolted by this murder, the population set Beaumont police station on fire. Radio Television Caraibes reports

Beaumont City is the principal town of the Beaumont commune in the Corail Arrondissement, in the Grand’Anse department of Haiti. Continue reading

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