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According to Charlot Jacquelin Junior, one of the spokespersons of President Jovenel Moïse, the President will not resign, recalling that the Head of State did everything to make the PetroCaribe trial happen, recalling the complaint lodged by the State in February 2019. Procuratorate of Port-au-Prince, via the General Directorate of Taxes (DGI), authorized to form a plaintiff on behalf of the State https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26848-haiti-flash-the-state-filed-a-complaint-in-the-petrocaribe-file.html He denounces an amalgam of the opposition on this issue.
2 young people killed at ONA-Ville
On Sunday, after the demonstration day, two young men returning home were shot dead at ONA-Ville (Croix-des-Bouquets commune) by unidentified individuals who fired while on board a vehicle without registration.
Towards closer economic collaboration with Dominicans
On June 6, on the sidelines of the US-Caribbean Conference, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Canada, Haiti and the Caribbean, Cynthia Kierscht, met with US Ambassador to Haiti, Michèle Sison, Ambassador in the Dominican Republic, Robin Bernstein, and leaders of the Haitian and Dominican private sectors. Participants discussed cross-border issues, trade and the promotion of foreign direct investment. The group agreed to meet in the coming weeks to deepen discussions and identify common solutions to promote economic growth and investment on both sides of the border.
The State condemns the attack on the French Embassy
"I condemn the attack perpetrated yesterday against the premises of the Embassy of France in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-27946-haiti-flash-violent-clashes-at-least-2-dead-many-injured-and-extensive-damage.html I want to reiterate the inviolability of the movable and immovable property of the diplomatic missions. I had a phone conversation with the French Ambassador to express the regret of the Haitian Government," said Chancellor Bocchit Edmond
Artibonite : More than 2,000 displaced peasants flee violence
On Monday the Peasant Animation and Community Action Center (CAPAC) reported that armed gang violence in Bas Artibonite forced more than 2,000 peasants to leave the area for safety. CAPAC, also urges the authorities concerned to restore order and peace throughout the department of Artibonite
Guyana : Tribute to slaves and marrons
Monday, June 10, a very nice homage was paid to the slaves and marrons , during the ceremony commemorating the abolition of slavery in Guyana, in the presence of the former French Chancellor Jean Marc Ayrault, the former Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira, Patrice Faure the Prefect of Guyana and Rodolphe Alexandre the President of the Territorial Collective of Guyana.