No Christmas decorations at famous PaP park again
Champ de Mars, a well-known park in Port-au-Prince, was not decorated for Christmas, yet again this year.
On the contrary, dust fills the streets near the park and Cine Triomphe movie theater.
Instead of being a venue of festivities, the park has turned into a kidnappers’ go-to spot to pick up their ransom and to release residents taken hostage.
A young entrepreneur, Byanka Gauthier was set free there Sunday. Source
Moïse calls himself “Mr. Electricity” after two gas turbines arrives
After two gas turbines of 60 megawatts arrived in Carrefour, Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, a delighted President Jovenel Moïse gave himself a new nickname in a speech in Carrefour Friday.
“I remember in the month of May, June there was a blackout in Port-au-Prince, they changed my name, they didn’t call me Jovenel anymore they called me Mr. Blackout,” Moïse said. “I’m Mr. Electricity today.”
Moïse also reminded residents that he’s the only president in Haiti and that he and his entourage will combat people who try to destabilize the government. The two gas turbines are part of Moïse’s plan to provide electricity 24/7– a promise he made since 2017.
Haiti launches sanitation department for Port-au-Prince metro area
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced the creation of sanitation works on Monday.
“We have made arrangements to initiate clean-up work in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince. Economically, we will create temporary jobs for many families,” Jouthe said.
Port-au-Prince was the world’s 15th most dirtiest city in 2019, according to The Travel. Source