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On September 18, during an operation carried out jointly by agents of the Brigade for the Fight Against Drug Trafficking (BLTS) and the Departmental Unit for the Maintenance of Order (UDMO), the National Police proceeded to the arrest of three individuals, including a woman. Accused of illegal possession of firearms and criminal conspiracy, these 3 individuals are in custody at the Port-de-Paix police station.
Death of the Vice-Dean of the FDSE
Me Charles Dumond Point-du-Jour (72 years old) Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law and Economics (FDSE) died Sunday, September 20 of a Cerebral Vascular Accident (Stroke) following a malaise during the funeral of Me Monferrier Dorval.
The USA awaits a decree and an electoral calendar
"The United States takes note of the announcement of the formation of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) as an important step towards legislative elections. We await the publication of an electoral decree and the electoral calendar for the re-establishment of the Haitian Parliament as soon as technically possible," wrote the US Embassy in Haiti on its Twitter account.
Constituent Assembly ?
Mackenson Cangé of the National Palace communications office said on a radio station of the capital that a Constituent Assembly was drafting the new Constitution specifying that the population would then be consulted. However, he avoided answering a question concerning the names of the members of this Assembly, recalling that the population had already been consulted in traditional media and on social networks on the need for a new Constitution. He criticized some sectors for wanting to boycott the work of the Executive while many sectors support a new constitution.
The CEP order would be illegal
Former Minister of Justice Bernard Gousse believes that the decree appointing the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) and its mandate is "illegal" and "unconstitutional" affirming "It deserves to be fought both politically and intellectually, but also from a legal standpoint."
Academic evaluation, an important decision of the UEH
In a resolution dated September 21, 2020, the Executive Council of the UEH decided not to endorse any form of academic evaluation, in particular session exams scheduled from September 28, 2020, thesis defenses and entrance examinations until the installation of the restructuring commission.