Haiti - News : Zapping...
Wednesday, Commissioner Michel-Ange Louis Jeune, Spokesperson for the National Police of Haiti (PNH) revealed during a balance press conference that from January 1st to 22, 2020, in the metropolitan area 15 cases of kindnapping were reported (8 in the city center, 4 in Delmas, 1 in Léogâne (South), 1 in Clercine (Tabarre SUd-Est) and 1 in Croix-des-Bouquets) without being able to say how many hostages had was released by the police. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29825-haiti-news-zapping.html
A police offcier killed in the city center
On Wednesday, an unnamed police officer was shot and killed in the midst of tension. At La Saline, heavy fire was heard in the early afternoon. Merchents and buyers flee Croix-des-Bossales, the country's largest public market.
Senators denied access to their office
Wednesday of the Senators of the 2nd third who contest their end of mandate https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29760-haiti-flash-the-senators-react.html : Dieupie Chérubin, Jean Mary Salomon, Youri Latortue Nenel Cassy and Jean Renel Sénatus, who were denied access to their office in Parliament by National Police units denounced illegal provisions.
Pre-carnival : 3,000 police officers mobilized
More than 3,000 police officers are mobilized and 34 checkpoints set up to ensure security on pre-carnival Sundays. See also : hhttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29820-haiti-port-au-prince-rebalance-of-the-1st-sunday-of-pre-carnival-activities.html https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-29823-icihaiti-jacmel-launch-of-the-2020-carnival-season.html
Appointment of the DG of the National Bank for Agricultural Development
In the Official Journal Le Moniteur N°14 of Wednesday January 22, 2020, by presidential decree, citizen Faude Joseph, was appointed Director General of the National Bank for Agricultural Development (BNDA)See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29740-haiti-news-zapping.html
FAO : Project for 1,200 women farmers
José Luis Fernández, the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), met with Evelyne Sainvil the Minister for Women's Affairs, around a socio-economic empowerment project of rural women which will benefit 1,200 women farmers in the South East.