Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 25

Haiti

Looters Burned Radio Television Caraïbes

According to Juno7, on Sunday, Feb. 23 Radio Television Caraïbes was attacked, six vehicles were set on fire, including two mobiles that allow live broadcasting and a generator and the exterior facade of the station’s barrier partially burned. Continue reading

Haitian Police Officer and Soldier Dead in Clashes

A soldier and a police officer were killed and a dozen injured among them a soldier, police officer and civilians on Sunday. Feb. 23 in armed clashes between police and soldiers at the Champ de Mars reported Le Nouvelliste. Continue reading

Three people are banned from leaving Haiti

Three people including businessman Antonny Benett, owner of “Mache Ti Tony”, as well as Hans Rémy and Jonny Farah are banned from leaving the country.  The prosecutor of the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince addressed three letters dated Feb. 23, to the Director of Immigration, Joseph Cianciulli according to Juno7.  Letters in which he asked Cianciulli to take all necessary measures to prohibit the aforementioned individuals from leaving the country. Continue reading

UN expresses its concern in latest Haiti Crisis

The United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti expressed concern after the acts of the police and military on Sunday Feb. 23, reported Juno7.  In a statement released the day after the events, it condemned the use of violence as a means of redress.

The United Nations calls on “all sectors of national life, in particular the police who demand better working conditions, to avoid any situation which could cause tensions to escalate and jeopardize the security of citizens. Continue reading

Jovenel Moise promises to meet police demands

In an attempt to ease tension, President Jovenel Moïse promised housing, free access to health care, life insurance, one hundred percent increase in the amount available on debit cards, among other things at the National Palace this Saturday, Feb. 22.  According to Le Nouvelliste, the main concern of the moment is the rebellious police officers. Their capacity to sow panic not only in the capital but provincial towns, like Cap-Haitien, forces the authorities to listen to them and meet their demands. Continue reading

Sports

Liverpool “forced” comeback

Liverpool collected another win on Monday, their 21st-consecutive home win in Premier League play.

It was anything but straight-forward, but the Reds came back to win 3-2 against West Ham at Anfield to move 22 points clear of the chasing pack. Continue reading

Cavani says January was ‘difficult’ after a move away never happened…

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has admitted that the January transfer window was a ‘difficult’ time for him as a move away from the club was not finalised.

Cavani, 33, looked destined for the exit door in Paris with a host of European clubs including Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United interested in signing the Uruguayan. However, a move failed to materialise and the striker is now likely to leave the Parc Des Princes in the summer. Continue reading

Real Madrid’s Loan Army on Likelihood of Making 1st Team

Real Madrid’s approach to transfers has received a major facelift over the last few years.

Rather than almost exclusively pursuing Galactico signings—paying big money for the established, best players—they’ve nuanced their approach, casting their net for the best young stars on the market as well as promoting generously from their excellent academy. Continue reading

Joshua Kimmich gives blunt verdict on Chelsea

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich was in a confident mood ahead of the Bundesliga champions’ Champions League clash against Chelsea on Tuesday night.

The 25-year-old attended the club’s pre-match press conference ahead of the first leg of the Round of 16 tie at Stamford Brirdge.

With his club currently top of the league and dispatching Tottenham with a 7-2 victory in London this season, the versatile star has reasons to be confident, and gave a rather blunt verdict on this week’s opponents. 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. 25, 2020

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