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Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Saturday, an agent of the Narcotics Trafficking Brigade (BLTS), from a patrol that tried to thwart a kidnapping was shot and killed in street Cameau (Port-au-Prince) and another agent Ysrael Dimitry injured during exchanges of fire with the kidnappers who managed to escape with their hostage identified as Patrick Derenoncourt, Professor of Criminology and Constitutional Law at the State University of Haiti.
USA : Missionaries kidnapped, FBI in Port-au-Prince
Republican Congresman Adam Kinzinger (Illinois) member of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, during an interview on CNN suggested that the Biden government locate the bandits to negotiate with them without paying ransom and in case of failure to send American police or military forces to free the 19 hostages (16 American nationals, one Canadian and two Haitians) kidnapped Saturday, October 16 on the road to Ganthier by the "400 mawozo" gang https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35012-haiti-flash-at-least-fifteen-american-missionaries-kidnapped-in-port-au-prince.html
In addition, FBI agents are in Port-au-Prince to participate in negotiations leading to the release of the hostages.
Fashion : 2 Haitian designers at the "Pasarela Fortuny" fashion show
As part of the partnership signed between the Embassy of Haiti in Spain and the School of Arts in Granada, the talented designers Mackenley Darius and Morena Paulas will participate in the 8th edition of the "Pasarela Fortuny" fashion show in Granada, on the 21st October 2021. These two fashion enthusiasts from "Minokan Mode et Design" will have the opportunity to exhibit their know-how and talent in the presence of several international designers.
Soon an MHAVE kiosk at Int. from Cap-Haitien
Meeting of the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, Ms. Judith Nazareth Auguste with the Director of the Cap-Haitien International Airport Édouane Pierre on the possibility of setting up an MHAVE kiosk within the airport to welcome and guide tourists as well as our compatriots from the diaspora visiting the north of the country.
Homage to the murdered Emperor Dessalines
Embassy of Haiti in Cuba :
On this special day, the Embassy of Haiti in Cuba invited all compatriots "to converge around the Dessalinian ideal which consists in breaking completely with the slavery system and to aspire to the freedom of the human being in all its fullness. Let's unite in order to apply the work of this Visionary, by prioritizing the evolution of a sovereign nation anchored on union, equality, equity, prosperity, social justice, living together, collective well-being and Peace. God bless us all."
Minister of Tourism Luz Kurta Cassandra François :
"This October 17 reminds us of the assassination of the Founding Father of the Nation, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, on October 17, 1806. But the legacies left behind him are of universal significance to the point that they arouse the interest of the whole world : the sites, the vestiges, the glory, the prowess of the war, its magnanimity, the bravery of its generals constitute the base of an indisputable tangible and intangible heritage... On this October 17, 2021, that the Dessalinien spirit helps us to recover our memory as a people and all the heritage immensity that is there to put the destination Haiti back on its pedestal."
Jean Emmanuel Jacquet Minister of Communication :
"October 17, 1806 - October 17, 2021, 215 years since Emperor Jean Jacques Dessalines died assassinated. 215 years later, his life remains a source of inspiration for all the children of the Nation. While we think about the death of the Father of the Nation, let us cultivate peace, tolerance and dignity so that we can put Haiti back on its feet."