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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup Apr-29

Haiti

Senator Gracia Delva Expelled from his Political Party

Senator Gracia Delva was expelled from his political party because of his conversations with the wanted gang leader, Arnel Joseph.
Ayiti An Aksyon (AAA) party leaders condemned Senator Delva’s refusal to respond to the correspondence demanding explanations of a possible relationship with Joseph.
“Such deleterious behavior deserves to be punished,” say the members of AAA’s executive board, radio Television Metropole reports. Continue reading

Strikes by Ministry Employees Continue

Employees of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Planning and Cooperation have been on strike for the last couple of weeks to denounce what they call malfeasance in these ministries.
The end of the strike depends on the authorities’ response to the demands, the employees said, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Student Citizens Actions Movement Launched Last Thursday

Under the leadership of the vice-rectorate of the University of Notre-Dame des Hautes-des-Cayes, the Student Citizens Action Movement was officially launched last Thursday with the participation of several hundred students from different universities in the Southern Department. This movement aims to contribute to a change of mentality among academics and at the same time participate in the reconstruction of the country. The launch of the Student Citizenship Action Movement was done as part of a day of clean-up and drainage activities followed by the planting of several hundred seedlings, le National reports. Continue reading

Executive Director of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights is being Targeted

Alterpresse reports that death threats against Pierre Espérance, executive director of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights are serious. Espérance reported that suspicious individuals riding motorcycles were noticed near the institution’s premises. The International Federation of Human Rights, of which the National Network is a member, has already been alerted on this issue. Continue reading

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Apr. 29, 2019

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