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Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) in an interview with the Miami Herald, questioned on the situation in Haiti declared that he was in favor of the return of the blue helmets "[...] It is the one of the lines of action to be considered very seriously. It is much more difficult today than at the start of the Minustah [...] The conditions today are much more worrying than they were, and the work will be much more difficult and with many more complications [...]"
Rare and expensive the US dollar in Haiti
The US dollar is becoming increasingly difficult to find in Haiti for economic operators. Some financial institutions sell the US dollar at 125 gourdes (BRH : 126.7647 average acquisition rate August 12, 2022 for 1 dollar) while on the informal market, the rate has crossed the bar of 150 gourdes for 1 dollar...
Crime : Statement by the Minister of Justice
"The Government will spare no effort in the fight against banditry and crime. The efforts of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) and the collaboration of the population are to be congratulated in the fight to restore order" Berto Dorcé, Minister of Justice and Public Security.
The BRH seeks to stop the fall of the Gourde
The Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) meets with the heads of commercial banks and transfer houses around the exchange rate, the informalization of foreign exchange transactions and circular 114-2. This meeting is part of the BRH's efforts to complete its set of information that should lead to decision-making in order to curb the drop in the exchange rate.
Canada : Armored vehicles ordered by Haiti are on their way
On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, the Government of Canada approved the export permit for armored personnel carriers ordered by Haiti. This equipment should arrive soon in Port-au-Prince, but no date has been announced.
End of the strike at the "La Paix" university hospital
Thursday, August 11, the strike observed by the resident doctors of the hospital. "La Paix" in Delmas 33 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37368-haiti-news-zapping.html since the beginning of the week, to claim 11 months of arrears of residence fees has been lifted. An agreement having been reached with the officials of the Ministry of Health.