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On Wednesday, Agents of the territorial unit of the airport police station during a routine check, arrested the named Albert Stevens aka "Djouma", gang leader of the Simon Pélé neighborhood (commune of Cité Soleil ).
Short dramatic drop in exchange rate
The exchange rate fell dramatically on Wednesday, as the dollar sold for around 112 Gourdes, a few hours later it only took 107 gourdes (an appreciation of 5 Gourdes) to acquire a greenback in some commercial banks. However, the reference rate published this morning by the BRH was 113.62 gourdes.
Me André Michel accuses
Me André Michel, spokesperson for the radical opposition known as the "Democratic and Popular Sector" accuses Jean Rebel Dorcénat, influential member and spokesperson of the National Commission for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (CNDDR), of being the main ally of the Gang leaders.
Reception of the new Lascahobas-Belladère road
The executives of the Ministry of Public Works and the Office of the National Authorizing Officer of the European Development Fund (BONFED), accompanied by officials of the Dominican construction firm Estrella, went for the final acceptance of the Lascahobas-Belladère road at the border with the Dominican Republic, financed by the European Union for an amount of more than 29 million euros from the 10th EDF. This 30 km long road and this visit showed that the corrections and recommendations made during the provisional acceptance had indeed been carried out.
Peaceful march of lawyers in toga
Thursday morning as announced in the resolution in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Port-au-Prince Bar Association and in accordance with a resolution taken by the Federation of Haitian Bars, the lawyers walked peacefully, dressed in their toga, in the 18 jurisdictions of the country to express their disapproval following the villainous assassination of Bâtonnier Monferrier Dorval.
Close relationship between Pétion-ville and Taiwan
On Wednesday Esner Normil, Chairman of the Pétion-Ville City Council, spoke with the Ambassador of Taiwan (Republic of China) Me Wen JiannKu. The two men discussed the strengthening of bilateral cooperation and visited the "Tèt dlo" neighborhood affected by the passage of tropical storm Laura. In addition, Pétion-ville received as a donation from Taiwan, 2 compression trucks for waste collection.