Haiti - News : Zapping...
At the end of the 2017-2018 judicial year, the prison population in Haiti was estimated at 11,700 inmates, of whom 8,725 were awaiting trial, ie 74.57% and 2,975 were sentenced. On September 12, 2019, at the end of the 2018-2019 judicial year, the prison population was estimated at 10,905 inmates, of which 7,893 were awaiting trial, ie 72.37% and 3,012 were sentenced. Pre-trial detention therefore experienced a modest reduction of around 2.19% in one year.
A Haitian drowns in the Massacre River
On Tuesday, the lifeless body of a man of Haitian origin whose identity was not revealed, was found in the river Massacre in the locality of "Lavigua" (Province of Dajabón) in the Dominican Republic. The man allegedly drowned while attempting to enter clandestinely in the neighboring Republic. A 4-year-old girl who accompanied her is reported missing and is actively sought...
Canada : Death of Paul Lalanne
The Ambassador of Haiti to Canada, Frantz Liautaud, as well as the members of the Embassy, have learned with sadness the death of Paul Lalanne. Owner of an essential store of Haitian products, "Lalanne Multi Services". Lalanne was a well known and valued entrepreneur in the Haitian community of Outaouais "We extend our sincere condolences to all his family and close friends.é
19,000 children need emergency food assistance
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore appealed to international contributors to address the most basic needs of the most vulnerable children in Haiti who are suffering the serious consequences of the crisis. In Haiti, Unicef needs, among other things, nearly US $2 million to provide nutritional support to more than 19,000 children in need of emergency food assistance.
French Guiana : Passports ready
The Consulate of Haiti in French Guiana informs the concerned that the passports of the month of August 2019 are available at the Consulate "Thank you to bring your receipts and your old passports for the recoveries" at the usual office hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 am to 1:00 pm and Saturday from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm.
First meeting between the Government and SOGENER
Tuesday saw the first meeting between Joseph Joute, the Minister of Finance and officials of Sogener S.A., one of Haiti's electricity suppliers to review contracts with the State. It should be remembered that the State owns 2 of the 3 Varreux thermal power plants operated by Sogener. Other meetings are scheduled for the negotiations. Nothing has filtered from what was discussed at this meeting...
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