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Haiti - Drama of Cap-Haitien : Rain of national and international messages of sympathy
Pope Francis at the end of the general audience on Wednesday December 14 at the Vatican declared "In recent hours, a devastating explosion has taken place in Cap-Haitien, in the north of Haiti, in which many people have lost their minds. life, including many children. Poor Haiti... One trial after another... It is a people who are suffering. Let’s pray, pray for Haiti, they are good people, religious people, but they are suffering so much. I am close to the inhabitants of this city and to the families of the victims as well as the wounded. I invite you to join me in praying for our brothers and sisters who suffer so much."
Prime Minister Ariel Henry:
"On behalf of my Government and that of the entire Haitian population, including the diaspora, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the parents of the victims, as well as to all those who are directly or indirectly affected by this tragedy"
Mayor of Cap-Haitien:
"I am appalled by the tragedy that affects our city after the explosion of this tanker [...] All my thoughts are on the victims and all their loved ones at these tragic times [...] We express our deep condolences to the families of the victims and wounded [...] " Yvrose Pierre, Mayor of Cap-Haitien
“The Senate is deeply dismayed by the fatal explosion that occurred on the night of Monday, December 13, 2021 in the city of Cap-Haitien. The Senate offers its condolences to the bereaved families and to the Capoise community in general. We provide all our support to the victims."
Senator Jean-Marie Ralph Fethière:
"[...] Faced with this sad and painful situation, no word will be able to dispel the pain felt by the relatives of the victims, their relatives as well as the entire Haitian Nation. While wishing good luck and speedy recovery to the victims, through his political office, Senator Jean-Marie Ralph Fethière expresses all his solidarity and sympathy to the relatives of the missing [...]"
Ex-Chancellor Claude Joseph:
"It was my guts that were shattered when I learned of the great drama in Cap-Haitien, where a gasoline truck explosion claimed the lives of more than 40 people in the Lafòsèt district. I bow to the families of the victims. I share the pain and sorrow of everyone in and around Cape Town."
Ex-Deputy for Delmas Gary Bodeau:
"My heart is broken to learn what happened in Cap-Haitien last night. I call on the Haitian government to take all measures to help the population. I have a special thought for the victims and their families as I invite all sectors to join them in this difficult time. Haitians OKAP need us!" Former Member of Parliament for Delmas and former President of the Lower House Gary Bodeau
Minister of Public Works:
"[...] Engineer Rosemond Pradel offers his condolences with the MTPTC team to the families of the victims of the gas truck explosion in Samari, in the city of Cap on the night of December 14."
Minister of Haitians Living Abroad:
"Sympathies of Mrs. Judith Nazareth Auguste, of the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE), towards all the families victims of this tragedy which occurred in Cap-Haitien."
Ministry of Tourism:
"The Ministry of Tourism expresses its deep sympathies to the families of the victims of the fire that occurred on December 14, 2021 in Cap Haitien, to all those affected from near or far by this tragedy bringing once too desolation in our country more precisely in the north, a priority historic destination. The Ministry renews its support for the people of North America, and believes in the resilience and solidarity of the Haitian people to get back up even stronger. "
Former First Lady Martine Moïse:
"It was with sadness that I learned that a truck exploded in the Samari district of Cap-Haitien. In this period of mourning, I extend my condolences to the families of the victims. Cap-Haitien, know that I will always be with you in good and bad days. Se avèk tristès mwen aprann ke yon kamyon gaz eksploze nan zòn Samari nan vil Okap. Aksidan sa touye anpil frè ak sè nou. Nan moman doulè sa mwen voye senpatim bay fanmi moun ki pèdi lavi yo. Moun Okap mwen avè nou e map toujou avè nou nan bon moman tankou nan moman dlo nan je."
Ex-President Michel Martelly:
"The tragedy of Cap-Haitien, in Samarie, did not leave me indifferent. I offer my condolences to those who are suffering on hospital beds. May the souls of each victim rest in Peace."
Ambassador of Haiti to the USA Bocchit Edmond:
"It is with great sadness that I learn of the devastation caused by this large explosion in Cap-Haitien, where more than 50 people were killed. Another tragedy strikes our country once again. Whereas we stand in solidarity with each other during the 3 days of national mourning, we reflect together on how to restore the country. Condolences to their families."
Embassy of Haiti in Spain:
"The Embassy of Spain in Haiti expresses its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the tragic accident that occurred last night in Cap Haitien."
French Embassy in Haiti
"The Embassy of France in Haiti learned with horror the news of the explosion, last night, in Cap-Haitien, of a tanker truck carrying fuel [...] In these painful moments, we address the families of victims our sincere condolences and assure the government and the Haitian people of our total solidarity."
Embassy of Taiwan in Haiti (Republic of China):
"It is with dismay that we learned of the explosion of a fuel truck in Cap-Haitien [...] On behalf of the people and the Taiwanese government, we send our most sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims" Embassy of Taiwan (Republic of China) in Haiti
Canadian Ambassador to Haiti:
"I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the victims of today's tragic accident in Cap-Haitien," Sébastien Carrière, Ambassador.
Consulate of Haiti in Oarlando:
The Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Orlando extends its deep condolences to the families of the victims of last night’s terrible fire in Cap-Haitien following the explosion of a fuel tanker truck.
Consulate of Haiti in Paris:
"[...] On behalf of the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Paris, I join my voice to that of the government of the Republic of Haiti to offer my sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims" Richardson Étienne, Consul, Chief From post.
Consul of Haiti in Montreal:
"The heroic and proud city of Cap-Haitien is in mourning. The Consul General, Dr Fritz Dorvilier, joins the staff of the Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal in sending his deepest condolences to the families of the victims [...]"
Consulate of Haiti, French Guiana:
"[...] On behalf of the Consulate of Haiti in French Guiana, I join my voice with that of the government in offering my sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims," Mrs Judnie Galdine Suffering Head of Consular Post in Cayenne, French Guyana
National Ambulance Center:
"The National Ambulance Center, presents its sympathies to all those affected by the tragedy that struck Cap-Haitien"
Luis Almagro Secretary General of the OAS:
"The OAS expresses its solidarity and deepest condolences to Haiti in the face of this tragedy in the country today," Luis Almagro
UN system in Haiti:
"The United Nations family in Haiti offers these condolences and expresses its solidarity with the Haitian people after the appalling explosion last night in Cap-Haitien. We must all support the authorities in their efforts to bring relief to the victims and their families."
"The United Nations in Haiti share their deep condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to all those affected by this tragedy that occurred on the night of December 13 in Cap Haitien. We remain with the national authorities for the response. "
"It is with immense sadness that I learned of the tragic news of the explosion that took place in my hometown, my landmark and my anchor, Cap-Haitien. I express my deep solidarity with my family, friends, colleagues, fellow citizens and all affected families," Dominique Dupuy, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Haiti to UNESCO
The European Union extends its sympathies to the families of those missing in the tragic explosion that occurred last night in Cap Haitien. It assures the government and the Haitian people of its solidarity in these difficult times.
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