Judge clears Haiti President Moise in money laundering probe
An investigating judge has cleared President Jovenel Moise of any involvement in a money laundering case that the authorities have been probing for the past two years. Continue reading
Dominicans Express Concerns Over UN Withdrawal Haiti
Alterpress reports that Dominican officials have expressed deep concerns over the withdrawal of the United Nations Mission for the Support of Justice in Haiti (Minujusth) scheduled for October.
The departure of the UN mission would aggravate the risks of crisis in Haiti, said one Dominican official. Continue reading
Armed Bandits Vandalized Police Station in L’Artibonite
Armed bandits attacked a police station to release one of their own, forcing policemen to leave the station because they were outnumbered and out armed by gang members.
Bandits of Grand Grif gang of Nan Savien joined forces with of Arnel Joseph’s gang to attack the station last Friday. They burned two vehicles and vandalized the place.
Artibonite police authorities have assured that they have regained control of the situation in La Petite Rivière, radio Television Metropole reports. Continue reading
End of Strike of the Resident Doctors of the State University Hospital
Residents ended their two-week old strike at the State University Hospital of Haiti last Wednesday. An agreement was reached between the residents and the Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Marie Gréta Roy Clément.
“A promise to pay was made by the Minister over a six-week period, which resulted in the resumption of operations,” said Dr. Beethoven Romulus, a surgical resident, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading
Haiti’s Ministry of Trade and Industry Prohibits the Sale of Certain Products
Ministry of Trade and Industry, in a notice issued last week, prohibits the sale or distribution of adulterated, mislabelled or expired food products. The ministry specifies that breaking these rules would result in the fine of a thousand gourdes per expired product, seized on the shelf, radio Television Caraïbes reports. Continue reading
Haitian Women’s Volleyball Team take their talents to Ace It! Tournament in Trinidad
For the past few weeks, the Women Sports Association of Port-Au-Prince, also known as the AS Tigresses-Tigers have been training endlessly in preparation of their upcoming regional volleyball tournament in Trinidad. Continue reading
Food & Wine
Haitian Star J. Perry Gets Ready to Taste The Islands
Every grand feast needs an epic finale. And you can expect a grand finale at The Taste The Islands Experience, the Caribbean food festival set for April 26-28 in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Haitian star Jonathan Perry nicknamed J Perry will be performing in concert, concluding the festival’s main culinary showcase on Saturday, April 27. Continue reading