Haiti - News : Zapping...
Monday around 2 am, an unidentified individual suffering from a mental disorder stabbed 2 police officers from the Canaan police station (commune of Croix-des-Bouquets). One officer was seriously injured and rushed to hospital, the other was slightly injured and was able to return to his home.
Wearing of mask mandatory
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said on Monday that "wearing a mask will be mandatory from next week" in Haiti, adding that the government plans to distribute it free of charge to the population.
A businessman puts his hotel at the disposal of the Government
In Ouanaminthe, the businessman Michelet Bien-Aimé placed at the disposal of the Haitian Government, for a period of 3 months, his Hotel with 50 rooms for the accommodation of the nursing staff responsible for taking care of the people infected with Covid-19.
BRH access to counters, reduced hours
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the branches of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) will be open only until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and until noon on Saturday.
Did you know ?
The most powerful hurricanes to have affected Haiti are: FLORA (1963), CLEO (1964) and MATTHEW (2016), of categories 3-4, with sustained winds of the order of 230-240 km / h. ALLEN is the most powerful hurricane to hit Haiti since 1850. Before MATTHEW, the last major hurricane to hit the country was DAVID (category 3). JEANNE is the deadliest storm and killed more than 3,000 in Haiti in 2004.
PNH : Call for solidarity
Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic, Rameau Normil, Director General ai, of the Haitian National Police (PNH) calls on the Haitian population to show solidarity, to apply the instructions of the health authorities and to respect the measures taken by the Government to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country.