Haiti - News : Zapping...
To all Canadians in Haiti: We have just obtained the official landing authorization for 2 Air Transat flights: Wednesday March 25 and Sunday March 29. Air Transat will give priority to their customers who already have tickets. Note that the flights are almost full but if seats are available, they will be sold on the first arrivals on site. We have no information on the price of these tickets. If you wish to return to Canada and you do not yet have a ticket, quickly contact the consular services of the Embassy at 509 2812-9000 or email@example.com
ALERT : Sale of counterfeit chloroquine
Pierre Hugues St Jean, the President of the Pharmacists Association, warns the population against the sale of counterfeit medicines, including chloroquine. He invites the authorities to assume their responsibilities in the face of this situation.
The Olympic Games postponed to 2021
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Japan has proposed a one-year postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to the new coronavirus pandemic "President Thomas Bach of the International Olympic Committee has accepted 100%", Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday. A date move unprecedented in the history of the Olympic Games. So far, only world wars have prevented the event in 1916, 1940 and 1944, but in all these cases it was a cancellation.
Towards control of deportees at the border
Tuesday March 24, Louis Gonzague Edner Day the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE) met with Mr Giuseppe Loprete, Head of Mission at the International Organization of Migration, with the intention of mounting a force of intervention by several actors concerned by the situation evolving on border conflicts. Minister Day's approach is part of the control of the flows of Haitian migrants repatriated by the neighboring Republic in order to take preventive measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Haiti.
Still some air traffic at PAP
"In addition to flights targeting the repatriation of foreign nationals to their country of origin, Toussaint Louverture International Airport also records domestic flights, medical evacuation flights, humanitarian and emergency flights. American Airlines is operational almost daily these days in this difficult context linked to the Covid-19 pandemic," informs the National Airport Authority.
Visa Center for Brazil closed
The International Organization for Migration (IOM - Haiti) is advising the general public of the temporary closure of its visa application center for Brazil. This decision stems from the emergency situation decreed by the Haitian government and following the closure of the Brazilian Embassy in Haiti in the context of prevention against Covid 19.