The Haitian government established a budget of 254 billion gourdes, equivalent to $3.7 billion, for 2020-21.
Karl-Henry Châtelier, Haiti’s Consul to the Bahamas, was fired after a video allegedly of him masturbating surfaced on social media Sept. 28.
Haiti’s Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe held two private meetings with Bishop Pierre André Dumas, who criticized President Jovenel Moïse during a sermon, and with Bishop Eugène Martin Nugent on Sept. 18 and Sept. 22 in Pétion-Ville, Port-au-Prince.
Canada will provide USD $9.3 million to the Haitian National Police (PNH) to strengthen the agency. The Haitian government signed an agreement on Thursday to move the process forward.
Haiti’s Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said authorities chose not to help Bel Air massacre victims because sending in the police to confront the gangs involved would have been worse for residents.
Haitian National Police (PNH) officers dressed in civilian clothing burned at least three vehicles in Nazon, Port-au-Prince on Saturday. The officers were protesting the arrest of five colleagues arrested for abandoning their post in front of Monferrier Dorval’s house.
Port-au-Prince Commissioner Gabriel Ducarmel plans to question four members of Monferrier Dorval’s office in the ongoing investigation into his murder.