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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Mar. 5

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Haiti: Restitution of the LEAD Project

The Pan American Development Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Trade and Industry on the second phase of the project “Leveraging Effective Applications of Direct Investment (LEAD)”This program aims to create jobs and strengthen the local economy.
According to the minister, this project pursues a triple objective: learn from their previous success, participate with them in reinforcing the achievements of the project and to join forces to new horizons, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

 

Border Post is Being Built by Dominican Authorities

Dominican authorities are building a border post not far from Belladère to strengthen their customs service and control the smuggling activities that are omnipresent in the area.
Marclich Ledoux, Mayor of Belladère, denounced the construction of a barrack by Dominican soldiers, in Haitian territory on the Belladère / Elias Piña border, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

 

Haiti: Two Days Of Protest Set

Alterpresse reports that Konbit òganizasyon politik group sendika ak popilè plans two days of mobilizations, on March 7 and 8, to continue demanding the departure of President Jovenel Moïse.
“We will agree with other sectors to set a new calendar of mobilizations, ” said Josué Merilien, general coordinator of the National Union of Haitian Teachers. Continue reading

Haiti: Stones Thrown At Sweet Micky’s Float During Carnival in Les Cayes

Despite warnings from some local activists, authorities in Les Cayes held its carnival, with Sweet Micky highlighting the festivities there. His float, however, was stoned as the former president passed by. No one was hurt, le National reports. Continue reading

 

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Mar. 05, 2019

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