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Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Saturday May 29, the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police (DCPJ) proceeded to Delmas 51, to the arrest, of the named Wilford Jean (22 years) aka "Cleef-Ford" accused of threats of death, fire, death kidnapping with order or condition and criminal association. The bandit was arrested in connection with a DCPJ investigation into the origin of the phone numbers making threatening calls with the aim of extracting money from individuals.
Constitution : The Haitian Pastors' Conference opposes
The Haitian Pastors' Conference opposes constitutional change. In a note published on May 31, 2021, it explains that "[...] the will expressed by individuals lacking in title, quality and legitimacy to change the 1987 Constitution and replace it with an undemocratic document enacted by groups of stateless and anti-Haitian interests [...]"
Covid : vaccination campaign preparation meetings
Dr. Guiteau Jean-Pierre, President of the Haitian Red Cross (CRH) congratulates the Ministry of Public Health for the resumption of meetings to prepare for the anti-Covid-19 vaccination campaign.
Did you know ?
Haiti has been a founding member of the UN since 1945. In 1948, Haiti played a key role in the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), thanks to Haitian Senator Emile Saint-Lot, rapporteur of the Committee drafting of the UDHR. On the other hand, the reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was made for the first time before the UN General Assembly by its rapporteur, Haitian Senator Émile Saint-Lot.
Tennis : Naomi Osaka withdraws from the French Open
The world #2 of tennis, the Japanese Naomi Osaka proud of her Haitian origins, announced on Monday that she was withdrawing from the French Open at Roland Garros in order to protect herself, after the controversies caused by her decision to not participate to the press conferences. On her Twitter account Naomi writes (extracts) "The best thing for Roland-Garros, the other players and my well-being is that I forfeit, so that everyone can refocus on tennis [...] I am going to retire some time off the courts but when the time comes I really want to work with the Circuit to discuss ways to improve things for the players, the press and the fans [...]" reacting to this decision Serena Williams #8 in the world said "I sympathize with Naomi. I wish I could give her a hug, because I know what it is. I've been there too. [...] Everyone is different, and manages what comes differently. Let her handle the best for her, as she thinks she can do the best." See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33664-haiti-sports-naomi-osaka-will-open-a-tennis-academy-in-haiti.html