Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 19

Haiti

Carnival stands set on fire

Police officers took to the streets on Monday, Feb. 17, in protest and later in the afternoon launched Molotov cocktails in the direction of the carnival stands located in the rue de la République.  The incident took place after the police’s third march in the metropolitan area. Police officers, some of them in uniform started the fire reported Le Nouvelliste. The officers want a union within the Haitian National Police, a movement which has been gaining momentum. Continue reading

President Jovenel Moïse prioritizes political negotiations

President Jovenel Moïse canceled his trip to Barbados to participate in the 31st Caricom Intersessional Meeting of Heads of State and Government.  Bocchit Edmond, Minister of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement Monday, Feb. 17, and shared that he would replace the president informed Le Nouvelliste.  President Moïse canceled the trip due to meetings scheduled as part of the discussions on the political crisis in Haiti. Continue reading

Sports

Allegri desires to work outside of Italy

Massimiliano Allegri’s agent has ended hopes of the 52-year-old making a return to Juventus, by suggesting that the Manchester United target wants to work outside of Italy.

Allegri has been out of management since stepping down as Juventus boss following their title-winning 2018-19 season.

Speaking  on Radio Allegri’s agent reiterated that the plan is the ‘evaluate the offers’ come the summer. Continue reading

Here are the attacks that Barcelona reportedly paid for

FC Barcelona’s board allegedly paid a “reputation management company” called I3 Ventures to attack their “enemies,” which at times even included current players such as Messi and Gerard Piqué, according to Cadena SER.

We will examine a portion of those posts which exploded during the controversy surrounding #BarçaGate, as some are calling it now. Continue reading

Manchester United Fans Want Sancho

Manchester United fans have had their say on transfer target Jadon Sancho during Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League clash at home to Paris Saint-Germain.

The Reds are eager to add quality to their side during the summer transfer window and Sancho’s name is on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s wish list. Continue reading

Top Winners, Losers After Tuesday’s Champions League Round-of-16 Leg-1

High-profile failings are becoming common on Tuchel’s watch. Last season’s infamous collapse against United at this stage should be a distant memory, but PSG fans will be fearing a repeat after a rough night in Dortmund.

Tuchel was once renowned for his artful, attacking brand of football. However, those qualities were distinctly absent from PSG’s first-half showing against his former club. Continue reading

Axel Witsel: “We didn’t give PSG much of a chance.”

Speaking to RMC Sport, Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel reacted to his side’s 1st leg victory over PSG in the Champions’ League Round of 16 tonight.

“This was nearly perfect (as a performance). It is a shame that we conceded that goal with the slip that Dan (Zagadou) made. In the end, we had a super match, by being super well organised.

Without the ball, we were really very good, aggressive in the good sense of the word on Neymar and Mbappé, because they are players who can make the difference. Continue reading

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Feb. 19, 2020

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