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Senator Joseph Lambert withdraws his support for Jovenel Moïse and goes to the opposition, stating on his Twitter account "The political opposition makes sense. It pushes the power to do better if it does not reverse it. For my country, my total solidarity has yielded to an enlightened and constructive opposition."
2 injured by bullets in Martissant
On Monday in Martissant, at least two people were shot and wounded during an attempt to divert a truckload of goods by armed individuals who opened fire on the vehicle after the driver refused to obey orders. The victims, who were on board the truck, were rushed to Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital in Martissant.
Land conflict in Grand-Goâve
On Saturday 17 August in Grand-Goâve, in the context of a land conflict, two people were shot and a house burned, local press reported. One person was arrested by the police in connection with this case.
$100 million transferred to DR
Haitian economist Etzer Emile revealed that Haitian parents in Haiti have transferred in the Dominican Republic in 2018 about 100 million US dollars, helping their children studying in Dominican universities. Recall that according to an information note from the World Bank remittances from the Haitian diaspora living in the Dominican Republic to Haiti in 2017 amounted to 566 million, in second position after the United States and just ahead of France (149 millions) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24198-haiti-flash-record-of-remittances-from-the-haitian-diaspora.html
The state will pay $2 billion to the oil companies
On Monday, Ronald G. Décembre, the Minister of Economy and Finance confirmed that the Treasury Directorate had been authorized to make payments to the oil companies. A meeting is scheduled for Tuesday with the oil companies. According to sources at the Ministry of Finance, the Government is preparing to pay the Companies 2 billion Gourdes out of the 4 billion debts that the Haitian state owes them, in order to avoid a supply disruption as the country approaches. Back to School.
"Haiti is doing very badly" dixit Mgr. Leroy Mesidor
Sunday at the Eucharistic celebration organized in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Carrefour) the Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, Mgr. Max Leroy Mesidor said "Today if you are not blind, you must say that Haiti is bad. Depending on where you are, you will find that Haiti is doing very badly. Haiti is not headed, is not governed."