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The metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince has been facing for some time a severe rationing of electric current. Hervé Pierre-Louis, the Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH) promises an improvement from mid-May specifying that the different zones should benefit from at least 8 hours of electricity per day...
Dadou at the heart of a scandal ?
The President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) Yves Jean Bart aka "Dadou" according to an investigation by the British daily newspaper "The Guardian" which cites anonymous sources, is accused of having sexually abused several girl young soccer players at the Center de the Croix-des-bouquets. Dadou vigorously denies these allegations which, according to him, only aim to destabilize him, harm the Federation and the Haitian football family, recalling that there had never been a complaint against the Federation, nor against the personnel of the academy, nor against his person.
Village de Dieu, concerns at the Congress
Eliot Engel, New York State Democrat elected to the House of Representatives and Chair of the US Congress Foreign Affairs Committee expressed concern over the risks to civilians from an anti-gang offensive in Village de Dieu announced by Lucmanne Délille the Minister of justice https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30655-haiti-security-before-the-offensive-minister-delille-hopes-that-people-have-evacuated-village-de-dieu.html , recalling that "The Haitian Government must protect the rights of all citizens".
Ultimatum to the illegal occupants of the Morne Garnier
The Haitian Ministry of the Environment calls for the respect of protected areas which have the status of biosphere reserves, a period of 6 days is granted to the illegal occupants of Le Morne Garnier to destroy their facilities and permanently abandon the premises. In Macaya, a deployment of agents from the Office of the Public Secretary is underway to secure the site and strengthen the protection initiatives of the "Macaya Foundation".
Aid to Haitians in the Dominican Republic
Chancellor Claude Joseph met again with representatives of the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the prospects of strengthening their cooperation with Haiti and helping our compatriots in the Dominican Republic or those who wish to return to their country.
Treatment and isolation facilities
The identification and rehabilitation of health facilities to treat the Covid-19 coronavirus or to serve as quarantine centers is underway throughout the country. To date, 3 establishments treat infected patients. Other facilities are being assessed and prepared.