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Fils Aimé Ignace Saint Fleur, Director General of the Office for the Monetization of Development Aid Programs (BMPAD) affirms that since the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, he has been the subject of death threats and had to change his habits, modify his movements and spend his nights in different places. He points to individuals linked to the sale of fuel in the country without naming them.
PM Promises justice for President Moïse
Wednesday July 28, 3 weeks after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the Prime Minister promised to continue to prosecute those responsible, affirming “We will ensure the continuation of the investigation into the assassination of the President of the Republic. All the sponsors, perpetrators of this murder must be brought to justice. It’s a matter of State [...] Everyone involved in this crime will be hunted down everywhere and brought to justice."
Canada : Haitian Embassy closed
The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Canada is informing the Haitian community and the general public that its premises will be closed on Friday July 30 from 1 p.m. and Monday August 2. Activities will resume on Tuesday August 3, 2021.
Still no agreement between the opposition and civil society
3 weeks after the assassination of President Moïse, political opposition civil society organizations have still not reached a political agreement. The groups are multiplying the proposals for exiting crises. The only point they agree on is that they do not want the current government.
PM Henry meets with the religious sector
The Prime Minister, Ariel Henry, had an important meeting with members of the religious sector, within the framework of the national dialogue aimed at the integration of the vital forces of the Nation, in the search for a political agreement. The restoration of democratic order and political stability conducive to the holding of free, fair and transparent elections were on the agenda.
St-Yves site : Aid to displaced persons
Yves Sassenrath, Representative in Haiti of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Canadian Ambassador to Haiti Stuart Savage visited the St-Yves site where more than 1,500 people are housed in a precarious situation, including 31 pregnant women. and breastfeeding displaced by armed gang violence. UNFPA Haiti is seeking to mobilize USD 4.5 million for immediate support. UNFPA and the Canadian Embassy in Haiti will leave no one behind.