Haiti - News : Zapping...
The CEO of Digicel Haiti, Maarten Boute said "Today [Wednesday], another case of sabotage of a major optical fiber Digicel. This time affecting the 55 antennas covering Carrefour. The access was very complicated for the engineers [a lot of shooting in the zone], they are on the spot and the repairs are in progress."
The black and red flag flies in Vertières
Less than 5 days before the commemoration of the 216th anniversary of the Battle of Vertières, a black and red flag flutters on the Heroes Square in Vertières, in the City of Cap-Haïtien. So far no one of the opposition has claimed this act.
Seizure of weapons at Les Cayes
On the night of Saturday 9 to Sunday, November 10, 2019, the police of Les Cayes proceeded to the arrest of an intelligence agent of the vice-delegation of the city. This is Raoul Casséus aka "Douy". The latter had in his possession 3 firearms namely 2 pistols and a weapon of war as well as ammunition. The vice-delegation confirms that one of the confiscated weapons is the property of the institution, however it ignores the origin of the other two.
Washington : Discussion about investment projects in Haiti
Haiti's Ambassador to the United States, Hervé Denis, accompanied a delegation of Haitian businessmen to several meetings with various financial institutions during their visit to Washington, DC. The exchange focused on a few projects. investments that would create jobs and strengthen domestic production.
A dead and several Haitians wounded on a DR worksite
Tuesday evening, three workers, including a Haitian citizen (Walson Licel, aged 22), were killed in an explosion in a building under construction in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The tragedy, which also left four wounded, some of whom are Haitian nationals, occurred when the workers used a flammable product to paint the tank of a tower under construction in the Evaristo Morales sector. The burned workers were transported to the burn unit at the Ney Arias Lora Trauma Hospital.
Chancellor Edmond advocates dialogue
Chancellor Bocchit Edmond finds the opposition's refusal to dialogue with President Jovenel Moïse incredible and absurd. For him, dialogue is always possible it is a question of "political will" and self-sacrifice on both sides to prioritize national interests. He says dialogue is the key to a solution to the crisis, and calls on people to stop complaining, but to sit down and talk to each other to try to find the best ways to help the country move forward.