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Haiti - News : Zapping...
Wednesday November 10, the 4 tanker drivers kidnapped on November 1 in Martissant https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35145-haiti-insecurity-4-tanker-drivers-kidnapped-in-martissant.html , were released against ransom, said Thursday Marc André Derisphonse the President of the National Association of Service Station Owners (ANAPROSS). The bandits, however, refuse to return the 10 hijacked tankers.
Hijacking of a bus and its passengers
Mehu Changeux the President of the Association of Owners and Drivers of Haiti (APCH) confirms the hijacking of a bus and its passengers from Les Cayes bound for Port-au-Prince. The incident took place at midday on Wednesday, at Martissant 7. About 50 passengers were in the vehicle. Some were stripped of their belongings and then released, the others are being held hostage. The kidnappers demand $500,000 for the release of the hostages...
Access to Thor's oil terminal suspended
Frantz Elbé, Director General a.i. of the Haitian National Police (PNH) informs that access to the Thor oil terminal is temporarily suspended due to the situation in Martissant.
Who's telling the truth ?
Marc-André Dériphonse, the President of the National Association of Service Station Owners (ANAPROSS) formally denies the statements of Defense Minister Erol Joseph according to which 30 trucks filled with gasoline intended to supply the South were diverted to be sold on the black market https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35208-haiti-fuel-shortage-the-pnh-rejects-the-responsibility-on-the-transporters.html
The drivers do not trust the PNH
Jean Jacquelin Dupré, the spokesperson for the Association of Petroleum Product Drivers of Haiti (ACPPH) said to distance himself from the statements of the Minister of Defense Hénold Joseph https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35208-haiti-fuel-shortage-the-pnh-rejects-the-responsibility-on-the-transporters.html reaffirms that drivers do not go to the Varreux terminal because they do not trust the security corridor established by the PNH https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35145-haiti-insecurity-4-tanker-drivers-kidnapped-in-martissant.html
USA : Haiti Embassy closing dates
The Embassy of Haiti in the USA. announces that it will be closed this Thursday, November 11 for Veterans Day, November 18 for the Battle of Vertières and November 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving.