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Police arrested three individuals suspected of being involved in the assassination and the theft of money from two money changers (Edmond Gesny and Moïse Eden) in downtown Cap-Haïtien on April 10
The workers want 1,500 Gourdes minimum wage
Gilbert Durant, one of the employers' representative in the Higher Council of Salaries (CSS) is against the proposed law on the minimum wage voted by the Chamber of Deputies https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-27295-haiti-politic-revised-minimum-wages-according-to-the-bill-voted-by-the-deputies.html outside any consideration of the process of tripartite discussions of the CSS, vote that could provoke a socio-political chaos if approved by the senators and promulgated by the Executive. Jean Franck Noisimond, one of the representatives of the trade union sector at the CSS, says that the CSS took note of the claim of the workers who are now claiming a salary of 1,500 gourdes but he says that the question of the minimum wage can not be treated as addressed by the deputies. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-27409-haiti-economy-fernando-capellan-launches-an-emergency-appeal-to-the-haitian-authorities.html
Deputy Jean Étienne calls the PNH for help
Faced with the increasing increase of insecurity in Cap-Haitien, robberies, ransoming merchants and the population, assassination, robberies and others, the Deputy of the constituency Jean Étienne asks the National Police of Haiti (PNH) an increase of its workforce to protect the Capois population living in fear
Conciliation Commission in Cité Soleil
On Friday, Deputy Lemaire Pierre (Cité Soleil) held an important meeting with representatives of several grassroots organizations to find a solution that could help the return of peace. After this first meeting, a conciliation commission was formed whose mission is to start talks with the various rival groups, restore confidence and promote the return to calm in the largest slum in Haiti.
AIDS : US wants to accelerate progress in Haiti
"The United States Government, through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR Haiti), is working with the population and the Government of Haiti to accelerate progress in the fight against AIDS. against the HIV / AIDS epidemic," said US Ambassador to Haiti Michèle Sison.