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Thursday on the sidelines of his participation in the regional meeting "Technology, politics and economy: the challenges of Latin America and the Caribbean" which was held in Santo Domingo, the former Dominican President, Hipólito Mejía, said he was convinced that the United Nations will intervene in Haiti "because there is no other alternative" and he hopes that will happen soon... See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37767-haiti-flash-we-need-boots-on-the-ground-right-now-dixit-former-us-ambassador-pamela-a-white.html
Gonaïves : Looting of a container
On the night of September 28 to 29, 2022, unidentified individuals looted a container used as a depot for the Gonaïves Plain Organization where, among other things, solar panels were stored to supply the pumps. Officials call on the authorities to assume their responsibilities and hunt down the culprits. In addition, the organizers of the demonstrations announce a truce this weekend so that the population can refuel.
Situation at the Varreux terminal
Stock status as of September 29, 2022 :
Diesel 4,983,426 gallons
Kerosene 816.228 gallons
Gasoline 5,162,346 gallons
The situation remains unchanged, there have been no truck loading operations since September 12, 2022, specifies the company WINECO in charge of managing the oil terminal in Varreux (Cité Soleil).
Also on Thursday afternoon, heavy gunfire was heard in several neighborhoods bordering Cité-Soleil not far from the terminal. According to available information, it seems that heavily armed men from the G9 coalition were trying to thwart police attempts to regain control of the Varreux terminal.
Digicel : 60% of antennas in operation
"Despite the difficulties, we have 60% of our antennas in operation and we are continuing our efforts to replenish fuel from our strategic stocks," Maarten Boute, CEO of Digicel.
Shy resumption of activities at PAP
Thursday, there was a timid resumption of activities in Port-au-Prince after the 3-day strike launched by the transport unions. Commercial banks, some shops and supermarkets have reopened. However, public transport remained severely reduced due to a lack of fuel.
Accident on the Massacre River Bridge
Thursday at the CODEVI industrial park in Ouanaminthe, Me Luma Démétrius was accused of having forced his car through a crowd of workers on the bridge over the Massacre River. Several workers were reportedly injured. A complaint will be filed against the magistrate by victims.