Haiti - News : Zapping...
Tuesday, February 1, Jocelyne Colas Noël, the head of the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace, revealed that during the month of January at least 30 people were killed in the metropolitan area, stressing that this is a partial assessment because all deaths in areas under gang control were not recorded.
Floods : 4 dead and 1 missing
Jerry Chandler, the Director of Civil Protection, announced in his latest human toll that the latest floods in Haiti have caused the death of 4 people (3 in the North-West Dept, 1 in the Nod-East) and that one person was missing. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35852-haiti-flash-torrential-rains-fall-on-haiti-many-municipalities-flooded-partial-report.html
Jacmel : 3rd pre-carnival day, 3 injured
Sunday January 30, 2022 in Jacmel, 3 serious injuries were reported during the 3rd pre-carnival day, including a firefighter officer who suffered a motorcycle accident. Many revelers from outside were also very present in the city.
USA Justice : Postponement of the Palacios hearing
After the postponement of 30 days of the hearing of Rodolphe Jaar in the United States https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35822-haiti-assassination-moise-the-hearing-of-rodolphe-jaar-postponed-for-30-days-in-the-usa.html in connection with the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34162-haiti-flash-president-jovenel-moise-assassinated-by-mercenaries-official-updated-7am-+-video.html it is now the turn of the hearing of Mario Antonio Palacios https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35640-haiti-flash-palacio-extradited-to-the-usa-first-official-indictment-in-the-assassination-of-president-moise.html which was to take place on January 31 to be postponed to February 4, 2022.
Atlanta Against Human Trafficking
Earlier this week, the Consulate General of Haiti in Atlanta participated in a press conference, the Mayor of Atlanta, André Dickens and officials of Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in the presence of the First Lady of the State of Georgia, Marty Kemp, Attorney General, Chris Carr, Consular Corps and other local County partners announced the launch of a multi-jurisdictional anti-human trafficking collaboration called "Not in My County".
Tennis : Naomi's big drop in the world rankings
In the latest WTA women's tennis ranking made public at the start of the week, it was not surprising that the Japanese player of Haitian origin Naomi Osaka fell in the world rankings and now occupies 85th place with 826 points.
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