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Montana Accord’s designated PM for Haiti resigns

Port-au-Prince — The Montana Accord’s Prime Minister-designate, Steven Irvenson Benoit, has resigned from the political transition group that aimed to move Haiti out of its crises. “I am writing to inform you of my resignation as Prime Minister-elect in order to facilitate any possible negotiation of the Montana group with other vital sectors of society…


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GANGS KIDNAP FORMER EDUCTION MINISTER, CURRENT MONTANA AFFILIATE —— PORT-AU-PRINCE — Pierre Buteau, a former Minister of National Education and Vocational Training for Haiti, was kidnapped…

PAP Jazz festival held in Cap-Haitien for first time

CAP-HAITIEN — For the first time, Haiti’s historic second city hosted the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival, PAP Jazz for short, bringing together local, national and international artists during the weekend of January 20-22. The event, moved from the capital due to ongoing violence, drew throngs of fans to a stage stationed at Carénage Boulevard. Throughout the weekend, local talents also showcased the country’s jazz, rara, konpa and other music formats. Here are some images.

  • Fans enjoy a performance during the 16th PAP Jazz international music festival weekend January 20-22, 2023, in Cap Haitien, Haiti. Photo courtesy of festival organizers
  • Performers at the 16th PAP Jazz international music festival on Friday, January 20, 2023. Photo by Rejy Roc
  • Local band Jazzy Star perform at Gwog Barill in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, as part of the 16th PAP Jazz international music festival weekend Saturday, January 21, 2023. Photo by Rejy Roc
  • Local band Jazzy Star 202 perform at Gwog Barill in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, as part of the 16th PAP Jazz international music festival weekend Saturday, January 21, 2023. Photo by Rejy Roc
  • Performance by Phylissia Ross at the 16th PAP Jazz International Music Festival on Friday, January 20, 2023. Photo: Rejy Joseph Roc
  • Performance by Phylissia Ross at the 16th PAP Jazz International Music Festival on Friday, January 20, 2023. Photo: Rejy Joseph Roc
  • Phylissia Ross perform at Alliance Francaise in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, as part of the 16th PAP Jazz international music festival weekend Saturday, January 21, 2023. Photo by Rejy Joseph Roc
  • "Janb de bwa" performs during the 16th PAP Jazz International Music Festival on Friday, January 20, 2023. Photo by Josue Azor
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Several cities awoke Thursday under high tension after at least six police officers were killed in Liancourt by armed bandits the previous night. Both uniformed and plainclothes law enforcement officers staged protests and stormed the official residence of Prime Minister Ariel Henry. Among other things, they are calling for a change in management.…



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