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Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Saturday, the bus of the Tropicana Orchestra of Haiti was the target of stone throwing on RN #3 near Thomonde (Dept. of the Center) by unidentified individuals. A vehicle window was broken and a musician was slightly injured. The motives for this attack are unknown.
2 alleged kidnappers arrested
Police officers from the Gressier Police Station arrested two people, Jésula Paulemon and Talus Abdon, on suspicion of kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl on Saturday, February 12. According to information gathered by the police, the brain of this kidnapping has been identified and is actively being sought.
The Coteaux solar power plant under repair
More than 3 years after the passage of Hurricane Matthew (October 2016), the Government via the Ministry of Public Works is repairing the Coteaux solar power station damaged by the Hurricane... In addition, 150 kW solar will be added and 2,000 smart meters installed...
Moïse at the Carnival of Jacmel
On Sunday, President Jovenel Moïse and Prime Minister a.i. and Minister of Culture Jean Michel Lapin were Jacmel on the occasion of the 28th edition of Carnival of Jacmel which took place under the theme "Imaj Jakmèl se imaj pa m". A colorful show worthy of the city's artisans and dance troupes "Our culture is our strength, it is our Identity, let's continue to promote beautiful images of our country in Peace, security and serenity," said the Head of State.
The Dominican Republic suspends its municipal elections
Sunday, in the Dominican Republic, the Central Electoral Meeting announced, 4 hours and 11 minutes after the opening of the poll (7:00 a.m.), the suspension of municipal elections due to a problem in the electronic voting system. According to the information available, it would seem that the system did not display all the opposition candidates without affecting the candidates of the government in power... An investigation is open...
COVID-19 Global report February 17
Monday February 17, 2020, the number of people infected worldwide with the Coronavirus COVID-19 (laboratory and clinical confirmed cases) amounted to 71,810 an increase of 2,549 cases, higher than the previous day https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30042-haiti-news-zapping.html ; 1,775 deaths (+ 6.4%) or 106 more than the day before (1,669); 11,280 people healed, ie 1,593 people (+ 16.4%) more than the day before (6.3 times more healing than death compared to 5.8 times the day before).
There are to date outside China, 1,257 confirmed infected people in the world, 501 more than the day before.
Number of deaths abroad unchanged (4) : 1 in the Philippines, 1 in Hong Kong, 1 in Japan, and 1 in France.