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Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 08

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The UN mission is ready to find a solution

The United Nations Mission in Support of Haitian Justice (UNMIJUSTH) is ready to support peaceful solutions designed by Haitians to resolve the political crisis.

On Oct. 4, as part of a demonstration in front of the headquarters of the United Nations Mission for the Support of Justice (UNMIJUSTH) in Port-au-Prince, a delegation handed the mission a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

The document, signed by seven senators, three deputies and two mayors, was transmitted to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Haiti as well as to the office of the Secretary-General in New York. Continue reading

Port-au-Prince residents demand resignation of Jovenel Moïse

At the call of the political and social organizations signatories of the Consensual Alternative for the refoundation of the State, a huge crowd paraded on the road from the airport this past Friday towards the United Nations logistics base at Clercine (commune of Tabarre). The protesters wanted to ask the foreign embassies to withdraw their political support for President Jovenel Moïse.

Nenèl Cassy, ​​Sorel Jacinthe, Evaliere Beauplan, Joseph Manes Louis, Simon Desras Dieuseul, Ricard Pierre, Volcy Assad, Ralph Youri Chevry or Rony Colin were noticed at the demonstration this Friday. For the Grand’Anse senator, Sorel Jacinthe, the event expresses the position of the majority in relation to the dialogue proposed by the Core group.

“The international community wanted to have the opinion of the political class on the destiny of Jovenel Moses. This Friday she will know the position of the Haitian population. The latter wants the departure of the president. We will continue to keep up the pressure on Jovenel Moïse, on the UN, on the Core group. We will be ready to negotiate only after the resignation of Jovenel Moïse,” he said. Continue reading

Gary Bodeau calls for dialogue between Haitians without recourse to foreigners

The Speaker of the Lower House, Gary Bodeau wishes for a dialogue between Haitians and Haitians without recourse to foreigners to get the country out of the current impasse.

“The method of using foreigners to facilitate dialogue between Haitians is also outdated as the system,” he said in a letter dated Oct. 6.

He believes that “only an overcoming of actors, despite their differences can help citizens to regain confidence in the future of the country.” Continue reading

Naomi Osaka advances to Beijing final

World No.1 Australian Ashleigh Barty takes on Japan’s Naomi Osaka (4th) in the final of the WTA Premier tournament in Beijing on Sunday.

Ex-No.1 Naomi Osaka easily cleared her opponent in the semi-finals, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki (19th), in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 . In the quarter-finals Friday, Osaka had already ended the series of 17 victories of Canadian Bianca Andreescu (6th).

This was a victory that kept her awake: “I went to bed at 4 in the morning, woke up at 6, so I slept a good two hours, and it’s hard to sleep after my games.” Continue reading

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Oct. 08, 2019

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