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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 05

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Hundreds of delegates attend the second congress of the Crose peasant platform

The Regional Coordination of Southeast Organizations held its second Congress in Jacmel where 600 delegates came together to fight corruption and demand accountability in government in the wake of mismanaged petrocaribe funds.  

The congress was held from July 1st to July 3rd and focused on holding good governance with the theme: “Together Against Corruption and for Good Governance.” Continue reading

Seven seriously injured and several flooded homes in ​​Port-au-Prince

Floods were recorded Tuesday evening with torrential rains in several communes in ​​Port-au-Prince. Seven people were seriously injured and were taken to nearby hospitals following rescue operations.  

The collapse of a retaining wall also resulted in the destruction of a dozen neighboring houses in the town of Pétionville outside Port-au-Prince. Continue reading

Haitian Football Federation President Yves Jean-Bart: “We have shown that we can compete with the best in the area”

Haitian Football Federation President Yves Jean-Bart spoke Wednesday on the overall performance of The Grenadiers following Tuesday’s 1-0 loss in extra time to Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinal.

“it is not surprising to see Haiti grow in football in the region,” he states, adding later that they have been progressing since 2013 through playing great matches against Spain and Italy and putting on good performances in the 2015 Gold Cup and qualifying for the 2016 Copa America tournament. Continue reading

President attends the 40th Regular Meeting of Caricom

President Jovenel Moïse attended the 40th Ordinary Meeting of the Caricom Conference of Heads of State and Government in Saint Lucia Wednesday to discuss preparations for the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting.

Moïse was accompanied by Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond and met with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Continue reading



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Jul. 05, 2019

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