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Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 11

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Saint-Damien Hospital Forms Partnership With St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

According to Le Nouvelliste, Dr. Pascale Yola Gassant, pediatric oncologist, is the main reason why Saint-Damien Hospital has an oncology department.  Saint-Damien forged a partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the U.S. which facilitated the training of two sub-specialists in pediatric oncology, including the current department head Pascale Yola Gassant.  It is the only hospital that offers such services and has 17 beds and 2 specialists. Continue reading

Jovenel Moïse Partakes In Pre-Carnival Festivities

Sunday, Feb. 9, President Jovenel Moïse attended pre-carnival festivities and met with Ralph Youri Chevry, Mayor of Port-au-Prince.  After which he took the opportunity to review the organizational aspect of the 2020 carnival and security measures reported Juno7. Continue reading

Sports

Lyon’s Rayan Cherki, 16, has Kylian Mbappe purring over his potential

On Thursday, the day after a very disappointing and underwhelming scoreless Ligue 1 draw at home to Amiens, the official Lyon website published an interesting article. It was entitled: Cherki, the light in the dark. The piece highlighted the impressive entrance into that game of 16-year-old Rayan Cherki.

The OL academy prodigy came on in the 66th minute and created more chances and brought more spark than the rest of his teammates combined in 90 minutes. He hit the post with a remarkable volley and forced Regis Gurtner into a great save from his long-range shot. Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund Identify Potential Jadon Sancho Replacement But Face Premier League Competition

Borussia Dortmund have joined a host of Premier League sides in the race to sign highly-rated Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis, with Jadon Sancho consistently linked with a move away from the club.

Dennis has made 30 appearances in all competitions for the Belgian side this season, finding the net on eight occasions, while he has also provided two assists. Continue reading

Man Utd ‘consider scrapping’ pre-season tour to China amid coronavirus outbreak

The deadly coronavirus outbreak has put Manchester United’s potential pre-season tour to China this summer in doubt.

Old Trafford chiefs have been in talks over a return to China ahead of next season to take part in their annual high-profile fixtures.

United enjoyed a successful tour there last season where they faced Tottenham in Shanghai and China bosses were keen to get the Premier League giants back for a longer stint. Continue reading

Inter Has 7th Largest Negative Net Transfer Spend In The World

Inter have the seventh largest negative net transfer spend for the 2019/20 season in the world, the CIES Football Observatory, have highlighted in their latest weekly report.

Inter spent a total of €235 million on transfers in the two transfer windows this season with them breaking their record transfer fee twice during that time, firstly to sign Nicolo Barella from Cagliari and secondly to sign Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United. Continue reading

Ten Hag questions De Jong’s new role: He’s not a goalscorer

Frenkie de Jong showed that he can get forward and get his name on the scoresheet during Barcelona’s 3-2 win away at Real Betis on Sunday night, but the midfielder’s former coach at Ajax, Erik ten Hag, is not in favour of this new role for the 22-year-old.

Instead, Ten Hag argues that De Jong’s qualities are best exploited by having him orchestrate things from deep. Continue reading

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Feb. 11, 2020

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