Haitian National Police (PNH) officers will be stationed in the streets to protect residents during the holidays, Garry Desrosiers, the PNH’s spokesperson said Tuesday.
For nearly 50 years, the Evangelical Crusade Christian Church in East Flatbush has been a fixture in Brooklyn’s Haitian community. It has been a sanctuary not only for worshippers who call it their home church, but for area residents of social and spiritual need. The go-to stop for politicians on the campaign trail and place for high-profile funerals and festive cultural displays alike.
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe forbade government employees from spending money on “unnecessary” items and throwing lavish parties for the holiday season.