Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Mar. 09

Haiti

Ambassador Michele Sison meets with Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe

The American diplomat to Haiti, Michele Sison, had a meeting on March 6 with the new Haitian Prime Minister, Joseph Jouthe. The two officials discussed several important points including security, economy, fight against corruption and elections according to the American embassy in Port-au-Prince.

”Today, Ambassador Sison had a meeting with the new Haitian Prime Minister, Joseph Jouthe, to discuss the urgent tasks that the Haitian government will have to tackle. The new cabinet must act quickly to meet the needs of the Haitian people,” read a summary published on the official pages of the embassy. Continue reading

Washington puts Haiti back on level 4 of its list of countries not to visit

Haiti has joined Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Syria, Somalia, Afghanistan and Libya on the blacklist of countries not to be visited by U.S. nationals. The news of the classification of the country at level four (Do not travel) by the U.S. Department of State fell on March 5, 24 hours after the inauguration of Joseph Jouthe as Prime Minister.

With the climate of insecurity widespread in the country where kidnapping cases are common, the U.S. State Department has just followed suit in Canada and France by modifying its travel advice on Haiti.

This Level 4 travel advisory from the U.S. Department of State on Haiti Is intended to be a response to the increase in insecurity in the country since last January. The last time Haiti appeared at this level, the “peyi lòk” period was in full swing. Continue reading

Haiti PNH: Normil Rameau for the promotion of women in the hierarchy

The Director General ai of the National Police of Haiti Normil Rameau made the commitment to promote the representation of women to all the levels of the hierarchy of the institution on Friday with the policewomen, as a prelude to International Women’s Day on March 8.

March 6 was a very special day for women in the PNH. He was chosen by the high command of the police institution to honor all women who have taken an oath to protect and serve the Haitian population.

It was an opportunity for the Director General ai of the National Police to express his gratitude and his commitment to women from the various PNH units for the contribution made to the country’s security governance. Continue reading

DJ Kemissa on being a woman in a sector dominated by men in Haiti

DJ Kemissa has enjoyed playing the turntables for over three years to tickle the ears of more than one with her original fingerings in Haiti.

The adventure began in 2015 at the El Rancho hotel located in the eastern periphery of Port-au-Prince. The audience at the time was curious to discover her at work. It is not common for a woman to set fire to an event as a DJ, an area marked by the red footprints of men in Haiti. And it is this status quo that Kemissa Trécile wanted to change at all costs.

“This was what was my first click,” she says in an interview with Loop Haiti. “Here I am evolving in a career where I do not have a model who looks like me, that is to say a woman. It is also an environment that has not necessarily been shaped to accommodate this feminine touch that I bring.” Continue reading

Haiti eliminated on penalties against Mexico

By opening the score with the best goal scorer in the competition, Melchie Daelle Dumornay, known as Corventina (56th, 1-0) on a direct free kick, Haiti had taken the advantage against Mexico for the second semi-final of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica / Panama 2020 qualifiers.

It took the fateful penalty shootout to decide the victor between the two countries. All in all, Mexico took the upper hand by winning (4-2) to qualify for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, and to compete in the final against the Americans who were victorious (6-0) from the Dominican Republic in the other semi-final match. Continue reading

Opinion

An Open Letter to the Haitian People “I Pray for You”

My Dearest People,

I see your strenth. I see your determination.

I respect your resilience. I admire your drive.

Young single mothers with just born babies in their arms crossing piles of trash to get to your destination. Continue reading

Sports

Bayern Munich’s Leon Goretzka ‘not happy’ with bench role

Leon Goretzka’s goal for Bayern Munich in second-half stoppage time was what finally secured a hard-fought 2-0 over Augsburg in Allianz Arena on Sunday.

It came after he replaced Joshua Zirkzee in the second half, capping off a 20-minute appearance. It was his fourth appearance off the bench in Bayern’s last six games, with only one start coming in that span. Continue reading

Conte on losses against Juventus: “The result speak for itself”

Antonio Conte discussed Inter Milan’s loss to Juventus on Sunday. The Inter boss was quite forthcoming in his interview.

He discussed the team’s loss in detail, as well as the the overall character growth of the team. Conte emphasized positivity amidst the loss.

“Today apart from the recovery we have a six-point difference with Juve, the two defeats against them. These are facts, we did well to stay in their wake, but it’s inevitable to make comparisons. Continue reading

Golden Shoe 2019-20: Top Goalscorers in Europe

There was little change in the race for the 2019-20 European Golden Shoe over the last week as Lionel Messi was the only player in the top 10 to add to their points tally.

The Argentinian scored the decisive goal in Barcelona’s 1-0 win over Real Sociedad, but the other contenders either weren’t in action or failed to get on the scoresheet. Continue reading

Champions League 2020: Round-of-16 Leg 2

The drama will kick up a gear in the UEFA Champions League over the next couple of weeks, with 16 teams set to become eight.

Defending champions Liverpool have plenty of work to do if they’re to continue their defence of the title, with Atletico Madrid visiting Anfield having earned a 1-0 win in the first leg of their tie. Continue reading

The remaining fixtures for Real Madrid and Barcelona in LaLiga

Given Barcelona’s 1-0 win against Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou one day prior, the Catalans now have a two-point lead over their arch-rivals at the top of the table.

Now, with 11 games remaining in LaLiga Santander, Real Madrid will be hoping for Barcelona a slip-up. Continue reading

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