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"[...] I am informing you of my appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti on July 5, 2021 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34151-haiti-flash-ariel-henry-new-prime-minister-ai-official-update-6-19-am.html that I accepted, moved, but with great humility faced the daily difficulties of my fellow citizens and the serious issues faced by our country. I would like, with respect, consideration and pride, to express my deep gratitude to the President of the Republic for entrusting me with this new and important mission in the service of the State," Dr. Ariel Henry
Rockefeller Vincent, Minister of Justice
"Congratulations to the new Prime Minister, Dr Ariel Henry, called once again to serve the Republic. His Excellency Jovenel Moïse shows openness and going beyond to reconcile the country with himself and preserve the democratic gains."
Former Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant :
"I welcome the appointment of Dr. Ariel Henry to the post of Prime Minister. I encourage him to address the issues and challenges of the day in harmony and peace for the good of the country and in the interest of future generations."
Nurse killed by stray bullet
On Monday, a nurse, Virgile Lorna Rose Fils-Aimé, was killed by a stray bullet in Martissant as she was crossing the neighborhood in an ambulance.
3 days of national mourning
The Government has published in the offical gazette Le Moniteur on July 5, 2021, a presidential decree declaring three days of national mourning, Monday July 5, Tuesday July 6 and Wednesday July 7 in memory of Me René Sylvestre President of the Court of Cassation https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34055-haiti-justice-death-of-me-rene-sylvestre-president-of-the-court-of-cassation-and-the-cspj-reactions.html whose the funeral will take place at the Parish Church of Saint-Marc, Thursday July 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Note that the day before an official tribute ceremony in memory of Me René Sylvestre will take place from 10:00 a.m. at the École de la magistrature in Frères (Pétion-ville).
Dom. Rep. : Seizure of more than 100kg of marijuana from Haiti
On Sunday, members of the Specialized Land Border Security Corps (CESFRONT) seized 109 kg of marijuana contained in 25 bullets. According to the authorities' report, the packages were being carried by several people on foot from Haiti, who left the narcotics on site to flee to Haiti, when they were discovered by a patrol of Dominican soldiers.
43 Haitian boat people intercepted
Sunday morning July 4, the Coastal Radar Monitoring Center reported the presence of an illegal vessel in the territorial waters of the Turks and Caicos Islands, south of the island of Providenciale. Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police officers attended the scene and intercepted the vessel carrying 43 Haitian illegal migrants (34 men, 8 women and 1 minor) on board, which was returned to the immigration service for processing and repatriation.