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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – August 28

Haiti

Normil Rameau named new chief of Police

President Jovenel Moïse appointed Normil Rameau new general manager of the Haitian National Police (PNH) on Tuesday morning to replace Michel Ange Gédéon. The selection of the new chief of police pends confirmation from the Senate. Continue reading

“Nothing is clear to anyone,” says Jean Marcel Lumérant

The special commission responsible for analyzing the files of Prime Minister Fritz William Michel and members of his cabinet is making great strides towards the finalization of his report but has not yet decided who can be part of the government or not according to the chairman of this special commission MP Hermano Exinor.

According to Exinor, the commissioners worked all day Sunday and have not yet managed to finalize the work. The final phase of the work is none other than the vote of the commissioners who will have to decide the fate of the members of the cabinet, he says.

According to Jean Marcel Lumérant, the other heads of ministers are still in the viewfinder of the commission as that of the Minister of Culture Pradel Henriquez, the Minister of Education Ronyde Belisaire Imbert and the Prime Minister himself. Continue reading

A year later, the PetroCaribeChallenge movement remains mobilized for public accountability in Haiti

The PetroCaribeChallenge movement intends to remain mobilized until light is shed on the issue regarding the management of public funds of Venezuelan aid to Haiti.

The PetroChallengers Group Nou p ap dmi has asked the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation (Cscca) in a letter dated August 24 to respond to their demands for the fight against corruption and impunity.

Senior government officials and several firms are indexed in two CSCCA reports published on January 31 and May 31, respectively. Continue reading

Grenadiers to compete with Curacao in upcoming Concacaf matches

Haiti will play against the Curaçao team in Willemstad and Port-au-Prince on September 7 and 10 in its first two games in the elite league of Nations Concacaf.

Haiti hopes to reach the top six in the Concacaf zone which is synonymous with qualifying for the final hexagonal tournament in preparation for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Qatar 2022. Haiti, currently ranked 10th, must take Curacao (9th) in the Concacaf ranking. Continue reading

Another trade unionist shot dead in Leogane

A public transport unionist, Derry Mordecai was shot dead Monday in the town of Leogane by individuals riding motorcycles. Another public transport unionist, Romain Morancy, was gunned down in Martissant near the police station by unidentified gunmen on August 8.

The deaths come as the national policeman Goof Williamson was shot dead on August 22 in the town of Carrefour. Continue reading

Beauty & Style

Expo Showcases Haiti as a Wedding Destination

On Aug. 31, Haitian vendors will convene in New York for the first edition of the I DO Haiti: Bridal & Wedding Expo, where Haiti’s growing wedding industry will be front and center. Continue reading

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Aug. 28, 2019

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