Haiti - News : Zapping...
The Haitian National Police (PNH) arrested Peralson Laguerre, a 16-year-old pupil of the École Nationale Fagnel Nicolas in Jacmel who had in his possession a 9 mm pistol and a magazine containing 16 balls.
107 murders at Bel Air in 2019
According to the assessment communicated by Viva Rio, a Brazilian NGO working on the situation of violence in the Bel Air district, 107 cases of homicides were recorded in this district in 2019.
USA : Mike Pompeo concerned
"We are concerned about the president ruling by decree. I met while I was in Kingston, Jamaica with the Haitian foreign minister. We urged them to set a timetable, set a firm date for those elections. That is the most important thing. We think the Haitian Government has the capacity and the capability and the lawful right to do that. Once those elections will be held, there will be a duly elected government. We won’t have to be concerned about ruling by decree," said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Coronavirus : Message to Haitian students in China
Guy G. Lamothe, the Permanent Representative of the Commercial Office of Haiti in China (BDCH) asks the Haitian community in China to follow to the letter the instructions of the Chinese health authorities concerning the presence in China of the Coronavirus 2019-nCoV "students living in or near Wuhan are in contact with BDCH. To date, no case has been reported in the Haitian community," adding that Sadrak Marcelin, the President of the Students' Association is also following the situation very closely... See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29858-haiti-flash-chinese-coronavirus-haiti-is-preparing-and-activating-its-alert-system.html
Increase for fuel prices on the agenda...
On a radio of the capital, Prime Minister ai Lapin said that the next government will have to adjust fuel prices at the pump, after a broad consensus with political and civil society leaders to avoid new riots, stressing that the State is currently analyzing several strategies without providing further details.
New President of the Petit-Goâve Bar
Friday, January 24, Me Milord Anthony was elected without surprise at the head of the Bar of Petit-Goâve Me Milord Anthony, dynamic and experienced lawyer becomes the new chairman of the council of the bar association of Petit-Goâve. He intends to continue the projects already started while innovating. HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Petit-Goâve Correspondent).