Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 07

Haiti

Awareness, surveillance measures on coronavirus reinforced

On Tuesday, Feb.4, the Ministry of Public Health and Population with the support of the National Airport Authority organized a training session for airport executives, ground service providers and airline managers at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport.  According to Le Nouvelliste, the session focused on making them aware of the risks of the spread of the coronavirus and their role in prevention of this disease. “It was important for us to meet with airline officials because they are the first links in the chain. If you have a good filtration and sorting system, you have a good chance of controlling the spread of the virus,” stated Dr. Lauré Adrien, General Director, Ministry of Public Health and Population. Continue reading

Haitian and Dominican actors in the private sector meet at the border

On Tuesday, Feb 5, private sector representatives and government officials from both Haiti and the Dominican Republic met for the third time.  According to Radio Metropole, discussions centered on ways of rendering the border, safer and more profitable for both countries. Continue reading

Call for candidates for scholarships in France

On Wednesday, Jan.  29, Jose Gomez, French ambassador to Haiti, along with its partners Agence universitaire de la francophonie (AUF), the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) and the Sogebank Foundation officially launched a call for candidates for scholarships in France.  Per Le Nouvelliste, the scholarship will allow a new cohort of students to fly to France to further their studies in masters and doctorate programs for the academic year 2020/2021. The application deadline is Jun. 5. Continue reading

Sports

Lyon Seal €20m Bruno Guimaraes Signing To End Arsenal Links

The Gunners were tracking the young midfielder but Rudi Garcia’s side have won the race to the Brazilian’s signature.

Lyon have confirmed the signing of Bruno Guimaraes from Athletico Paranaense, ending Arsenal’s hopes of landing the Brazil Under-23 international midfielder.

The Ligue 1 side have paid €20 million (£17m/$22m) to land the 22-year-old, who has signed a four-and-a-half year contract through to the summer of 2024. Continue reading

Ronaldo Never Thought He’d Be This Successful

Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed Juventus gives him “the chance to win” another Champions League title and said “it’s possible” with the current team.

The 35-year-old has scored 22 goals in 28 games and has hit form of late, admitting that his aim is to add another Champions League title to the five he has already claimed.

“To play at Juventus gives me the chance to win it again,” he told Canal 11. “We know it’s difficult, it depends on many factors, but it’s possible because we have a good team. Continue reading

Lionel Messi in training ground bust-up with Barcelona team-mate amid Eric Abidal row

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has been involved in tension with sporting director Eric Abidal.

Lionel Messi and Marc-Andre ter Stegen were involved in a training ground tiff as tensions at Barcelona boil following the sacking of Ernesto Valverde.

There has been plenty of unrest in the dressing room in recent weeks as Real Madrid moved to the top of the table. Continue reading

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner concerned over “stress” on players despite “dream season”

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner admits he has to “pinch himself” over their success but still has concerns over the “stress” being put on players.

pool chairman Tom Werner has admitted he has to “pinch himself” about the team’s success – but warned too much “stress” is being put on the players.

Jurgen Klopp’s champions-elect are 22 points clear at the top of the Premier League, reigning European champions and are still in the FA Cup as they also look to win the title unbeaten. 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.
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Feb. 07, 2020

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