Haiti - News : Zapping...
The Directorate General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH) apologizes to its customers for the reduction in the power supply time during the past 2 weeks. This is due to a scarcity of fuel at the Carrefour and Varreux power stations.
André Michel rejects the Core Group position
"The position of the Core Group is chimerical https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32381-haiti-flash-the-core-group-is-getting-impatient-and-pushing-for-the-elections.html . We cannot talk about elections in a country controlled by armed groups that operate with impunity. Only a responsible political transition will put the country back on democratic tracks," André Michel, leader of the radical opposition of the so-called" democratic and popular movement".
The disconnected foreign exchange market...
"What is happening on the foreign exchange market has very little connection to the fundamentals of the economy. Three entities manipulate the market and engage in speculation. Two of the three are illegal, they are the formal banking sector and the informal sector. The other legal, legitimate : the BRH" declared the economist Dr Eddy N. Labossière.
Arrival of 274,000 barrels of fuel
"A shipment of 137,000 barrels of Petroleum Products arrived in Port-au-Prince this week aboard the MT KLARA Ship carrying 120,000 barrels of Gasoline and 17,000 barrels of Jet. The unloading is currently underway at the Varreux Terminal," informed the Office for the Monetization of Development Assistance Programs (BMPAD).
Maarten Boute appointed Economic Advisor for Belgium
This week the Belgian Embassy in Haiti appointed Maarten Boute (of Belgian origin) President and CEO of Digicel, as Economic Diplomatic Advisor for Belgium in Haiti.
The French Embassy welcomes Jean Bart's dismissal appeal
The French Embassy welcomes the decision of the Haitian judicial authorities to appeal the decision of dismissal https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32388-haiti-news-zapping.html rendered in favor of Yves Jean -Bart https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32332-haiti-flash-dismissal-order-for-yves-jean-bart-president-of-the-fhf-in-the-case-of-sexual-abuse.html the former President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) in the case of allegations of sexual assault on female players, a decision that paves the way for an impartial and independent appeal trial. In this perspective, it is necessary to ensure the safety of witnesses and alleged victims and to protect them from any threat or attempted intimidation.