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The VÉRITÉ Party, which supports Thursday's protests, is encouraging as part of the PetroCaribe case, the indictment of President Jovenel Moïse into the waste of PetroCaribe funds through the Agritrans and Cophener firms owned by the head of the State.
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André Michel above the Constitution
On Friday, André Michel, one of the leaders of the radical opposition, fierce opponent of the PHTK, said that talks are underway to propose a "consensual alternative" to the population in the near future. Asked on a radio of the capital, on the constitutionality of this proposal Me Michel replied "nothing is above the will of the people" an indirect way not to say that this proposal will be outside of the Constitution...
CBD not willing to make loans to Haiti
Thursday, at the annual conference of the Caribbean Development Bank (CBD), William Warren the President of that Bank, while recognizing the potential and prospects in Haiti (member country for more than 10 years) said despite that "[...] we are not yet ready to grant loans to Haiti". See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25610-haiti-economy-official-opening-of-the-national-office-of-the-cbd-in-haiti.html
Bahamas Sinking : Schedule of Funerals
The Embassy of Haiti in the Bahamas informs that the arrangement of the funeral for the victims of the recent sinking of 2 February 2019 in Abaco has been paid by the Government of the Republic of Haiti. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Enock Backford Auditorium, located on Garmichael Road in Nasseau. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26866-haiti-shipwreck-in-the-bahamas-message-of-pope-francis-to-the-families-and-the-haitian-people.html
Call for calm of the Senate Speaker
"I call on the Government to be calm and accountable for the problems and challenges of the day. The sovereign people have the right to protest against the evils of the country, but I urge you to demonstrate peacefully according to the prescribed of the constitution. I deplore the loss of lives throughout the country, especially in Artibonite after these two days of demonstrations. I invite the PNH to be professional and stand out from all forms of violence that would lead to casualties among the civilian population," declared Senator Carl Murat Cantave, Speaker of the Senate. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26885-haiti-flash-2nd-day-of-violent-demonstrations-at-least-3-dead-and-many-injured.html and https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26875-haiti-flash-important-damage-at-least-4-dead-and-21-wounded-during-the-demonstrations.html
Chancellor Edmond meets Deputy Assistant Secretary Kierscht
Deputy Assistant Secretary Kierscht met with Chancellor Bocchit Edmond today to discuss bilateral relations between the United States and Haiti, collaboration for economic growth, stability, the rule of law and support regional efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela.