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The Mexican Haitian Diaspora Federation condemns the assassination of Johnson Omega, a Haitian national, on October 16 in Tijuana, Mexico. In a press note, the federation asks the Mexican authorities to launch an investigation into this murder. The 34-year-old victim was shot dead in his residence.
10% of Digicel antennas no functional
"The diesel shortage is increasingly affecting Digicel's operations. Over 1,500 branches nationwide already more than 150 are out of diesel," Maarten Boute informed Tuesday.
Towards a stop of fuel distribution
The Association of Petroleum Products Drivers (ACPPH), informs that given the growing rise in insecurity throughout the national territory, which causes many victims (kidnapping, rapes, beheaded etc...) and which decapitalizes our society by paying ransoms; the association informs the Haitian people that a work stoppage will be taken throughout the national territory from October 21, 2021, to say no to the phenomenon of particularly insecurity (kidnapping) which puts citizens out of all freedom.
Meeting between PM and Deputy Secretary of the United Nations for Safety and Security
On Monday, Prime Minister a.i. Ariel Henry, discussed several topics relating to the current socio-political situation in Haiti with Gilles Michaud, the United Nations Deputy Secretary General for Safety and Security.
As he had undertaken during his visit to Jérémie following the earthquake, the PM, Ariel Henry, attended, yesterday Tuesday, the signing by the Minister of TPTC, engineer Wilson Edouard and the Groupement firms Matière/Eccomar, of the construction agreement for the "Pont Estimé" on the Grand-Anse river.
USAID supports vulnerable farmers in the South region
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID-Haiti) supports vulnerable farmers in the South region. Working with community members, the Agency reduces soil erosion, protects water sources and improves farmers' access to local markets. USAID has so far built or repaired 1.5 km of stone walls, which has provided jobs for 1,111 workers. These walls protect farmers' land by preventing the soil and its rich nutrients from being washed away in the rain. With fertile soil, farmers will be able to improve the growth of their crops and provide for their families.