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Roberto Álvarez, the next Chancellor of the Dominican Government, revealed that on August 16, several important delegations will come from the United States, Spain and Haiti for the handover ceremony of the new Dominican President Luis Abinader. He added that other delegations have confirmed their presence including Turkey, adding that due to the pandemic, the ceremony will take place in the presence of a limited number of guests, in the absence of outgoing or incoming officials and without military parade.
Jacmel : Murder of Mrs. Amine Brun Zenny
On the night of Thursday to Friday July 31, Mrs. Amine Brun Zenny (82 years old) a notable of Jacmel, lawyer, educator, former director of Lycée Celie Lamour, was murdered in her residence located at avenue La Liberté Jacmel by burglars, before fleeing with their loot... The former Senator and businessman Edwin Zenny offered an amouint of 5 million Gourdes to anyone who could identify the alleged murderer of his aunt Amine Zenny.
Isaias : 3,000 people affected
The Haitian authorities evacuated more than 3,000 affected families, following the passage of the storm Isaias in the country in the North-West department more precisely in Port-de-Paix, Saint-Louis du Nord, Bassin-Bleu and Baie de Henne.
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Jimaní : seizure of 56 kg of marijuana from Haiti
On Saturday, the Specialized Land Border Security Corps (CESFRONT) seized in the Jimaní border area 56 kg of marijuana and 340 cartons of 10 packs of "Capital" brand cigarettes from Haiti. Haitian smugglers tried to smuggle this merchandise on horseback. Faced with the intervention of the Dominican military, the Haitians fled, abandoning their horses and contraband goods.
CEP : Moïse awaits the names of the new representatives
After the resignation "en bloc" of the Representatives of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31369-haiti-flash-grouped-resignation-of-8-remaining-members-of-the-cep.html the President Jovenel Moïse launched new invitations to the various sectors of civil society, so that they nominate their new representative, granting them 72 hours to send him the name of their representative.
Delivery of equipment against Covid-19 to the DPC
In order to continue with the fight against the spread of Covid-19 during the hurricane season, the Ministry of Public Health handed over 100,000 surgical masks and several gallons of alcohol to the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) for people who will eventually be placed in temporary shelters.