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Vargas Flores Andres and Avila Juan Jose, two Mexican nationals were sentenced to 5 years in prison and a fine of 2 million Gourdes each by the justice of Les Cayes. They were found guilty of attempted drug trafficking
Electricity : Minister Joiséus specifies...
In order to avoid any misinterpretation, Nader Joiséus, the Minister of Public Works returned to his statement concerning the construction of 2 power plants (60 megawatts on gas and 130 Mw of solar energy), specifying that these plants will be financed by a friendly country (without naming the name of this country) and the Treasury. The 150 million loan from Taiwan will be used to rehabilitate the distribution and infrastructure network and to build new power lines and substations.
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Covid-19 : Pastors and faithful oblivious
Thursday at the initiative of the coalition of pastors from the far north, thousands of Christians invaded the streets of Cap-Haitien (without respecting anti-Covid-19 barrier measures and without masks) to denounce the new penal code which, according to pastors aims to legalize homosexuality which is contrary to the mores and customs of Haitians.
PM dialogues with senators
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe met this week with senators around security, public finances, the economic situation, the relationship between Parliament and the Executive and the management of the Covid-19 crisis in Haiti by the government.
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There is nothing immoral about the penal code...
"Marriage is not the responsibility of the penal code but rather of the civil code. There is nothing immoral about the new penal code," said Marie Giselhaine Mompremier, Minister for Women's Affairs and Women's Rights.
Eddy Jackson Alexis, the Secretary of State for Communication estimates about the reactions on the Penal Code "[...] we make the document say everything that there is no need to be [...]" Let us recall that the penal code published by presidential decree which includes more than 1,000 articles has been developed over the past 20 years to modernize Haitian justice.