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A fire erupted on the night of Thursday, May 16 to Friday, May 17, 2019, at the clothing market, located at Street Emile Nau in Delmas 33, not far from the National Television of Haiti (TNH). The origin of this fire is unknown for the moment but the damage is expected to be significant.
Announced strike by magistrates
Jean Wilner Morin, President of the National Association of Haitian Magistrates (ANAMAH) announced a week-long strike of judges from Monday, May 20, 2019, claiming that the government authorities have not responded to the claims of judges. A strike that could become unlimited and paralyze the judicial system if an agreement is not reached between the parties.
23,000 tons of rice from Suriname
A cargo of 23,000 metric tons of rice from Suriname on the Surunamese "AMIRA SEA" boat was landed this week at the Port of Lafiteau. A next arrival is scheduled for June 10th.
Ratification of the PM, the last straight for the deputies
Although the process of ratification of the Prime Minister's policy statement is suspended in the Senate, in the Chamber of Deputies, the Commission responsible for analyzing the files of Jean Michel Lapin and members of the cabinet should submit its report this Friday.
Liberation Order Contested
Judge Pierre Apsorde Pierre-Louis of the civil court of the Croix-desBouquets ordered the release of former Deputy Jean Fenel Tanis, Jean Edrique Pompée and Jamaican national, Kess Huss Campbell, who were arrested on March 6, 2019. possession of 491 kilograms of marijuana. A decision denounced by the Commissioner of the Government of this jurisdiction, Maxime Augustin, who informs to have appealed of it. He believes that defendants must be tried by the criminal court, instead of the criminal court.
A Haitian in the TOP 100 remarkable black women
In 2019, the Canadian Black International Event ranked Francesca Mérentié Cinéas, a young journalist and Haitian reporter for Téléjournal Ontario, in the "Top 100 black women To watch in Canada", intended to compensate black women who have marked their generation by quality of their work and their talent.