Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Mar. 05

Haiti

Haiti’s private hospitals continue to await instructions from health authorities

Ever since the Dominican Republic confirmed its first coronavirus case on March 1, there has been a slight increased fear in Haiti. The risk of spreading the virus, which broke out in China in December 2019, is increasing.

“What worries me personally, it seems to me for the moment, I hope I am mistaken, that the answer which is being designed, is a medical-medical, technical-technical answer. The answer and even the preparation for this epidemic cannot only be medical. As we often ask the question how hospitals are prepared, we must just as well ask the question how churches, schools and markets are prepared,”said Dr. Franck Géneus, believing that civil society has a role to play in prevention of the virus which has already killed over 3,000 people worldwide and continues to spread. Continue reading

22 members including four women make up Joseph Jouthe government

Twenty-two faces make up the ministerial cabinet of new Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe. The list was made public nearly 48 hours after the appointment by decree of the new head of the Prime Minister’s Office.

While the law calls for a 30% quota, this cabinet only contains four women. They are Ghislaine Mompremier, Minister for the Status of Women, Marie Gretta Roy Clément, holder of the MSPP, Nicole Yolette Altidor, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Stéphanie Auguste, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister for Human Rights.

The installation ceremony of the new government took place Wednesday afternoon at the National Palace. Continue reading

Coddemir calls to fight sexual exploitation in Haiti

The Collective of organizations for the defense of the rights of returnees and migrants (Coddemir) urges everyone to fight sexual exploitation in Haiti. This call is launched on the occasion of the World Day against the sexual exploitation of women on March 4.

Coddemir wishes to raise awareness among citizens, in order to help combat these practices, while calling on the authorities concerned to work together, in order to reduce the impact of sexual exploitation on society.

“This situation must revolt the conscience of each and everyone. This scourge reduces the human person to a simple commodity. Bought, sold, threatened, raped, beaten, tortured, the victims become objects of consumption ”. Continue reading

U-20 qualifiers: Corventina sends Haiti to the semifinals

The Haitian football selection won 3-0 over Guyana Wednesday afternoon at the Panamericano stadium in San Cristóbal in Dominican Republic to advance to the semifinals.

With an Annesa O’Brien goal in a big day, the Guyanese resisted against the assaults of the Haitians, but ended up cracking with a patient Haitian team who never stopped multiplying the attacks by exploiting the wings with especially Abaina Louis, sharp and provocative.

The Haitian right winger showed all the colors to the Guyanese defenders who struggled to stop him. Abaina Louis has chained hooks, slaloms, and large bridges to pose problems for the Guyanese defense. Continue reading

Sports

How Manchester United Can Sign Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish This Summer

If Manchester United’s plan comes together, the lineup for their first match of the next Premier League season could look pretty special.

In midfield, Bruno Fernandes and Jack Grealish. In attack, Anthony Martial centrally, flanked by Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho. Suddenly, the side would look something like the force that once struck fear into every major club in Europe. Continue reading

In Germany’s Bundesliga, a Power Struggle Plays Out on Banners

German fans protest anything that they feel threatens soccer as they know it. But do the people who have fought the battles for years really speak for everyone?

FRANKFURT — There is a single black flag where the heart of the Commerzbank Arena should be. All around it, in the stadium’s Kurve, the terraces that are ordinarily home to Eintracht Frankfurt’s most ardent and raucous fans are empty. Exposed, they are just concrete: desolate, silent and gray. Continue reading

Italian Government Order That All Sporting Events Must Be Played Behind Closed Doors Until April 3

The Italian government have ordered that all sporting events must be played behind closed doors until at least April 3.

This measure has been taken in a bid to combat the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic the country is currently facing and saves what has already become a very complex situation when it comes to football fixtures from becoming even more complex. Continue reading

Rakitic in favour of Atletico Madrid move

Atletico Madrid have identified Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic as one of their main targets for the summer transfer window and have already informed the Croatian of their interest through intermediaries.

On February 20, 2020, two days after Los Rojiblancos’ 1-0 win against Liverpool, Rakitic met with some representatives from Atletico.

The will of the player will be decisive in his next destination, with it seeming clearer by the day that he will not be at Barcelona next season, and Atletico hope to be at the front of the queue after making initial contact with the 31-year-old towards the end of 2019. Continue reading

Uefa Nations League 2020-21 draw – as it happened

England will face Iceland for the first time since Euro 2016, while Wales have been drawn in the same group as Republic of Ireland

The final groupings for the Nations League 2020-21 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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Mar. 05, 2020

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