Port-de-Paix or bust for carnival 2021, Moïse says
President Jovenel Moïse has selected Port-de-Paix, Haiti’s third most populous city, as the location of the 2021 carnival festivities. The celebration will take place Feb. 14 to 16, 2021 along 3 Rivieres Boulevard.
“Today I want the world to remember you,” Moïse said to Port-de-Paix residents in making the announcement. “The main musical groups, that is to say, Sweet Micky, Djakout, T-Vice, must come to Port-de-Paix if they want to perform at the national carnival. Otherwise they will not be able to do so.”
Kidnappers release street vendor and musician
Magdala “Dadou” Louis, the sausage and sweets seller, and music maestro Dickens Princivil were both released Tuesday morning in Champ-de-Mars, Port-au-Prince after being kidnapped Sunday.
With tears rolling down her cheeks, Louis said the kidnappers were, “400 Mawozo” gang members. During an interview via Tripotay Lakay’s YouTube channel, Louis said the thugs pistol-whipped her face multiple times and burned the soles of her feet and her palms with a cigarette lighter.
Air Caraïbes resumes flights from Port-au-Prince to Paris-Orly
Air Caraïbes announced that they resumed flights from Port-au-Prince to Paris-Orly in a press release Tuesday.
Air Caraïbes’ first flight after their hiatus was on Monday. Flights are available on Mondays and Wednesdays with a layover in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Return flights to Haiti are direct. Source