Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Wednesday, Constable Clifford Dardignac, assigned to the General Security Unit of the National Palace (USGPN) has been shot dead in Delmas 59 by several unidentified individuals when he had just completed a banking transaction.
Hunger Strike, 4 Students in difficulty
Four of the 15 students at the Faculty of Law and Economics who have been on a hunger strike since Sunday 13 October to obtain the resignation of Jovenel Moïse, already need medical assistance See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29022-haiti-news-zapping.html
Champs de mars : Clashes
Wednesday a climate of tension reigned in the Champ de Mars where were held the funerals of activists and people killed in the context of anti-government demonstrations. Agents of the General Security Unit of the National Palace (USGPN) dispersed the militants by shooting. At least one person was shot and was evacuated by an ambulance of the Haitian Red Cross. A police vehicle was burned.
"Haiti wants a chance" dixit Michaëlle Jean
"Haiti wants its luck, its hope ! An act of reason, of responsibility. May the country breathe calm, stability, dignity. May the courage of women, men, young people from the deep country who demand an investment in their daily efforts be rewarded," declared Michaëlle Jean.
Crisis : The OAS reiterates its concerns
"We reiterate our concern over the situation in #Haiti. Acts of violence must end, human rights must be respected, and institutional solutions must be found through the spirit of dialogue within the framework of the rule of law," Luis Almagro, Secretary-General of the United Nations American States (OAS)
Haitian consulates in Atlanta and Montreal closed
The Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Atlanta and the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Montreal, inform the Haitian community that their doors will be closed Thursday, October 17, 2019 in commemoration of the 213 years of the death of the Emperor Jean Jacques Desalines, Father of the Fatherland. Activities will resume as usual on Friday, October 18th. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29027-haiti-social-213th-anniversary-of-the-assassination-of-emperor-jean-jacques-dessalines.html