Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 8


One Dead, Several People Injured During Protests

Haitian police authorities said that one person died and two were injured during anti-government protests across the country yesterday. Three vehicles were burned and three others damaged by protesters. 14 policemen were injured by stones thrown by protesters. During clashes between police and protesters in Hinche 9 policemen were injured by stones. 36 demonstrators were apprehended by the police. 13 of them were apprehended during incidents in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince, radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

Verite Political Platform Ask for Jovenel Moise’s Indictment

Alterpresse reports that Verite Political Platform is demanding for the indictment of President Jovenel Moïse. The president was implicated in the waste of PetroCaribe funds through the firms Agritrans and Cophener according to the results of the partial audit of the Superior Court of Accounts. “To win the trust of the people, justice must arrest the president, former prime ministers, ministers and other personalities involved in the squandering of PetroCaribe funds”, says the Platform’s officials. Continue reading

Haiti: Clifford Brandt Case Continues

Denis Pierre Michel, dean of the Criminal Court of Gonaïves, questioned former police inspector Edner Comé, the last suspect to be questioned in the Brandt affair. Brandt maintains his innocenve in he kidnapping of the Moscosso children. More arguments will be presented next week, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading


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