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41 individuals were arrested by the agents of the DCPJ during the past October. They are accused of assassination, theft of vehicles, rapes of minors, drug trafficking and criminal conspiracy, according to the deputy spokesman of the PNH, Chief Inspector Gary Desrosiers. The police also report the seizure of 4 kg of Cocaine, 6 Kilograms of Marijuana and the confiscation of 2 vehicles and 4 pistols of 9mm caliber.
Donation for Pétion-ville
The city of Pétion-ville received from Japan a donation of fire trucks and ambulances for the establishment of an emergency center in the town, informs the mayor Dominique St-Roc.
Truce of 146 days !
In order to make a truce to the strike of clerks and bailiffs, Jean Fallières Bazelais of the Legal Unit of the Ministry of Justice, Jean Thomas Lans of the National Association of Haitian Clerks and Fabiola Chérestal Georges of the Union of Clerks of Haiti initialed Thursday, an agreement signifying the suspension for 145 days of the clerks' strike. However, the president of the Union of Clerks of Haiti, Yves André Joseph, said that this agreement is binding only its signatories.
Haiti, the country most affected by extreme weather conditions
Haiti, which was hit last year by its strongest hurricane in 50 years, was ranked the country most affected by extreme weather in 2016, according to an index, the Global Climate Risk (IRC) developed by Germanwatch, released Thursday.
Eductour by Look Voyages
The Ministry of Tourism informs that 22 journalists are testing the destination of Haiti from 7 to 12 November, these journalists in eductour in Haiti come from many newspapers, magazines and French media and are under the direction of Look Voyages. Housed on the Côte des Arcadins, these men and women of the press plan to visit the tourist attractions of the coast, and to talk with the Minister of Tourism, Madame Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos, yesterday they visited the National Pantheon Museum ( MUPANAH). These press trips are part of the promotion of Haiti toward new markets.