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Monday at a press conference in conference Jean-Baden Dubois, the Governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) declared "[...] Haiti risks being cut off from the international financial system, in case its promises, for remedying its poor performance in the fight against money laundering, against the financing of terrorism and against the financing of the proliferation of weapons, would not be held by August 2023." See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37469-haiti-flash-the-governor-of-the-brh-will-put-order-on-the-foreign-exchange-market-video.html
Failed hijacking of a freight truck
On Tuesday August 23, 2022, near the Ministry of the Interior, heavily armed individuals attempted to divert a trailer truck loaded with planks onto rue des Casernes. Alerted, the National Police of Haiti (PNH) equipped with an armored vehicle, intervened quickly and recovered truck and goods….
The owner of the Club "La Mansion" arrested
Last weekend, the judicial authorities arrested Réginald Dégand, owner of the "La Mansion" club in Pétion-Ville, accused of human trafficking and of having exploited at least a dozen women considered to be sex slaves. The club was closed and put under seal
Arms trafficking : two suspects fled the country
Nadège Rebecca, the former director of Port-de-Paix customs, under administrative investigation, would have fled last weekend in the Dominican Republic. Fritz Aubourg, the Deputy Director of Judicial Affairs at the Ministry of Justice also managed to leave the country, according to Pierre Espérance Executive Director of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH). These two people on the run were cited as suspects by investigators in the arms and ammunition trafficking case https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37058-haiti-flash-seizure-of-tens-of-thousands-of-ammunition-at-the-wharf-of-port-de-paix-video.html
Me Robinson Pierre-Louis will remain in prison
Tuesday in its ruling, the Court of Appeal of Port-au-Prince ordered the continued detention https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37247-haiti-arms-trafficking-order-to-remain-in-prison-against-me-robinson-pierre-louis.html of Me Robinson Pierre-Louis Secretary General of the Bar of the capital considering his arrest as legal. Let's recall that he is accused of influence peddling and forfeiture which led to the release of two individuals in the arms trafficking case in Port-de-Paix https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37108-haiti-flash-seizure-of-120-000-ammunition-me-michelet-virgile-releases-the-alleged-traffickers.html
Towards a postponement of the start of the school year ?
Tuesday, August 23, in a press release published on the facebook page of Me André Michel, Spokesperson for the radical opposition known as the "Democratic and Popular Sector" (SDP) writes "[...] The SDP has already asked the Government to delay, from 2 to 4 weeks, the opening of Classes, to allow the State to provide support to parents in difficulty."