Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Saturday, in the commune of Thiote (South-East Dept.), more precisely in the locality "Bwa tonbe", a vehicle whose brakes would have failed overturned in a ravine. Assessment 9 victims (8 injured and one dead (a baby).
"Together Against Corruption" condemns the statements of Moïse
The Collective "Together Against Corruption" (ECC) notes the condemnation of the statement of President Jovenel Moïse, made in the daily Miami Herald https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28234-haiti-flash-towards-an-international-audit-of-the-use-of-petrocaribe-funds.html in which it informs to work with the Organization of the American States (OAS) to constitute a team of independent international financial experts to work on the audit of the use of PetroCaribe funds, believing that the Head of State undermines the credibility and respect of Haitian institutions.
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Haitians increasingly dependent on the diaspora
Nearly 70 percent of Haitians depend on the agricultural sector, which is predominantly subsistence-based and employs two-thirds of the country's labor force. This figure has been steadily decreasing for a quarter of a century. Haitians are highly dependent on the diaspora that each year injects billions of dollars into the economy of Haiti (about 2.9 billion, 30.7% of GDP in 2018).
Condolences of the French Embassy
On Friday, the French Embassy in Haiti became deeply saddened and concerned by reports that at least 20 people were killed in La Saline, two missing and six others wounded by guns in the neighborhood of La Saline between 5th and 13th July https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28282-haiti-news-zapping.html . The French Embassy in Haiti offers its sincerest condolences to the families and relatives of the victims and joins their grief.
Inflation, the authorities have lost control
Inflation on an annual basis, reached 18.6% in June, the highest level since the 2008 food riots. "The authorities are losing control. There is reason to worry," said economist Etzer Emile.
Jérémie : Right to documentation
The Citizen Initiative for Human Rights (ICDH) with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its partners carries out an awareness campaign on the right to documentation and migration in working-class neighborhoods Jérémie (Caracolie I et II, Platon, Sainte Hélène etc...) in Grand'Anse. The aim is to inform the inhabitants of these neighborhoods, especially young people about : the importance and the protection of civil status documents. (Birth certificate, Extracts from the Archives) and procedures for obtaining and recovering civil status documents. Ten awareness days are planned for this purpose.