Forty Haitian Migrants Arrested in the Bahamas

Forty Haitian migrants, who reached the island of Inagua in the Bahamas, were arrested by the police last Tuesday. According to the Bahamian authorities, those illegal travelers, including 6 women dispersed on the Island, were searched for and apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. They were transported to a Defense Force ship and taken to Matthew Town on Great Inagua Island where they are being held by the Immigration Branch, radio Television Metropole reports. Continue reading

Michel Ange Gedeon Handed out Materials to Bureau of Fight Against Drug Traffic

A bureau to fight against drug traffic will be soon set up in the South-east department of Haiti. General director of the Haitian National Police Michel Ange Gedeon handed Friday, materials to the head of the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police, Inspector General Joany Caneus.
Among them are several motorcycles, two cars, firearms and ammunition, radio Television Caraïbes reports. Continue reading

Haiti’s Central Bank Discussed Second Quarter Deficit

In a note on economic policy for the second quarter of the current fiscal year, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) says that the country’s revenues decreased due particularly to the slowdown in economic activities following the socio-political unrest in February, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

More than 20,000 Cases of Repatriation in the Borders of Haiti and DR

Alterpresse reports that this year from January to March, 23,941 cases of forced repatriation and 265 of other voluntary returns were identified, at the official and unofficial border points of Haiti, by the Support Group for Returnees and Refugees. 79 unaccompanied minors in Malpasse were also repatriated during the first quarter of 2019. The people, repatriated during this period, lived between three months and five years in the Dominican Republic. Continue reading

Multi-sectoral Food and Nutrition Security Program Launched Wednesday

Under the coordination of the departmental directorate of the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation and in the presence of various representatives of the decentralized service branches of the State, the multi-sectoral food and nutrition security program was officially launched Wednesday.
This program contributes mainly to the strengthening of intersectoral governance of food and nutrition security at national and departmental level. It also provides governance and technical assistance as well as improving the food and nutritional security conditions of the most vulnerable areas of intervention.
The program extends over the North-West Department and Gros-Morne commune, le National reports. Continue reading

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