Haiti - News : Zapping...
According to a partial assessment of the two days of demonstrations (September 27 and 30) 6 people were killed (3 in Port-au-Prince, 2 in Cap-Haitien and 1 in Mirebalais), 64 wounded by live ammunition / rubber and other weapons or stones; Six Haitian National Police vehicles were burned down, three police stations destroyed, two others looted and vandalized, and a large number of private companies were looted, vandalized or burned.
210,000 barrels of fuel arrived
Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 pm, the tanker M/T Ardmore Entreprise docked at the terminal of Thor (Carrefour) with a cargo of 60,000 barrels of Gasoline and 150,000 barrels of Diesel. The unloading will last 14 hours.
Individuals shoot at passersby
Wednesday in the morning at Crossroads Banlique (6th communal section of Saint-Marc), two unidentified individuals riding motorcycles opened fire on passersby, fatally wounding a small merchant they stripped some gourds and injuring two other people
Violence and vandalism...
Wednesday morning barricades of burning tires were found on several roads in the capital, public transport and other activities were paralyzed. Moreover, it is reported that a group of protesters against the government in power, attacked violently everything that was in its path, breaking windshields of vehicles, burning motorcycles, attacking gas pumps and shopping.
Removal of padlocks
On Wednesday, the Government Commissioner at the Court of First Instance of Saint-Marc, accompanied by a justice of the peace proceeded to the reopening of the doors of the permieses which had been closed with a padlock by demonstrators as part of the operation "Seal". See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28964-haiti-news-zapping.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28946-haiti-flash-the-opposition-qnnounces-operation-seal.html
Death of Mr. Pierre C. Labissière
Tuesday, October 8 at his private residence died Mr. Pierre C. Labissière at the age of 96, former Minister of Justice (March 1990 - February 1991), former member of the first Provisional Electoral Council (1987) and former president of the 'Order of advocats.
"What prisons for Haiti ?"
Wednesday in Port-au-Prince, the Center for Research and Exchange on Security and Justice (CRESEJ) launched an international conference on the theme: "What prisons for Haiti?" to be held on 9 October 10 and 11, 2019, at the Guiteau lounge of the Oasis Hotel. Accessible to local stakeholders, government officials, policy makers and academics, the conference will facilitate high-level exchanges on a central issue in Haiti's state reform : prison and penalty.