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The National Association of Haitian Clerks (ANAGH) informs that the general and unlimited strike, started on April 12, 2022, by the Clerks and Parquet Clerks of the 18 jurisdictions of the country and the Courts of the Republic is maintained until the strikers obtained the demanded debit card and better salary conditions...
France's debt to Haiti, exists or not ?
The New York Times published this weekend an in-depth investigation into the amount that France allegedly obtained from Haiti under threat 20 years after its independence. According to the estimates of the American newspaper, this payment has caused between 21 and 115 billion dollars of losses in Haiti over two centuries. However, the renowned Haitian historian (journalist, doctor and jurist) Georges Michel asserts that there is no debt of independence, indicating that it was the Haitian leaders at the time who proposed to pay the settlers 150 million francs in compensation.
600,000 US dollars is the amount demanded by the kidnappers in exchange for the release of Laura Erika Jorahua Flores, a 3rd year fundamental student from Marie-Anne College, kidnapped on May 21. A sum that the family is unable to pay.
Congratulations to Violette F.C.
Minister Raymonde Rival presents her congratulations to Violette Athletic Club which won the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship this Sunday See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-36729-haiti-football-violette-ac-champion-of-the-caribbean-2022.html
Gangs : At least 140 citizens killed
Since April 24, more than 140 citizens have been killed and more than 17,000 others displaced, collateral victims of armed clashes between the "400 mawozo" and "Chen Mechan" gangs for control of northern access to Port-au-Prince < B>See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-36649-haiti-flash-assessment-of-the-horror-of-gang-warsinvestigation.html
Heavy rains, the international airport spared
The National Airport Authority informs that the torrential rains which fell on Port-au-Prince on Sunday 22 in the evening, having caused flooding in the commune of Tabarre, did not affect air activities at the International Airport Toussaint Louverture which operated normally on Monday May 23.