Haiti - News : Zapping...
The radical opposition has launched a new call for mobilizations from the 10th to the 20th for democracy. January 20 and 22 demonstrations for the implementation of a political transition. On February 1st, the radical opposition calls for a general uprising of the population in civil disobedience with blockades, barricades... until a transition is put in place.
Gas turbine monitoring
As part of the construction work for the 60 Mw gas-fired power station at Carrefour, the implementation of the piles (drilling, reinforcement and pouring of concrete) is progressing very quickly. In about 5 weeks we will start with the installation of the two GE TM2500 turbines.
World Cups : U17 and U21 canceled
FIFA has announced the cancellation of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups, scheduled for 2021. It refers to the pandemic currently raging in the world. The international body stresses that the coronavirus pandemic continues to present challenges for the presentation of world sporting events as well as for international travel. The next editions are postponed to 2023 in the two countries that were to host them.
DR : A young Haitian shot and wounded
"Following a publication on social networks reporting a young man by the name of Donel Jean shot and hospitalized in Santiago, the Consulate General of Haiti in Santiago Dominican Republic wishes to inform the general public and parents of the young man in particular that the necessary steps have been taken to cover the costs of his hospitalization. Therefore, we ask his parents to contact us directly via the following numbers : 809 - 582- 5457/809 - 671- 4526 For other necessary follow-ups," James Jacques, Consul General
"Wandering Spirits" (Esprits vagabonds), a luminous exhibition in Haitian colors for 2021! Vernissage Thursday January 14 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Galerie Claire Corcia, in partnership with L'oeil de la femme à barbe and Galerie Polysémie. With textile paintings by Barbara d'Antuono and paintings and drawings by Guyodo, Alexis Peterson, Pierre-Paul Lesly, Fanfan Romain and Charles Djerry!
The FHB wants to regularize the practice of basketball in Haiti
The Haitian Basketball Federation (FHB) has announced measures to regularize basketball practice in Haiti. It invites all its members to withdraw their affiliation or registration form for the 2021 season. January 30 is the date of payment of annual dues. The FHB warns that those who do not respect this date will not be able to participate or organize national competitions and the players concerned will be excluded from the national selection.