Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Tuesday February 7, 2023, Savien's "Gran grif" gang sowed terror once again in Liancourt. At least two gunshot dead and two injured were reported. A fuel truck was hijacked by the gang.
Ten passengers released
Following the kidnapping on Saturday February 4th, 2023 in the locality of Liancourt (municipality of Saint-Marc. Dept. of Artibonite) of about fifty passengers in 2 public transport vehicles hhttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-38785-haiti-insecurity-about-fifty-passengers-taken-hostage-in-2-buses.html more than a dozen passengers have been released for ransom between Sunday and Monday February 6, according to relatives of the hostages.
Former Senator Desras victim of an attack
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Canaan (commune of Croix-des-Bouquets) heavily armed individuals opened fire on the vehicle of former Senator Simon Dieuseul Desras. He came out safe and sound except for a few small scratches, a policeman who fought back and scared the attackers away and a niece also in the vehicle, came out unscathed from this attack. The driver was slightly injured and is receiving the care his condition requires.
"The tourism sector is catastrophic"
"The situation of the tourism sector is catastrophic [...] Today we have less than 100,000 visitors per year compared to 500,000 and 600,000 between 2015, 2016 and 2017. The sector has been in free fall for more than four years. We have lost 50 to 70% of direct and indirect jobs in the sector," declared Raïna Forbin, President of the Haiti Tourist Association (ATH) on a radio station in the capital.
Petit-Goâve : DGI office burglarized
On the night of February 3 to 4, 2023, unidentified individuals robbed the DGI regional office in Petit-Goâve. The burglars took away a large sum of money, according to the deputy Peace judge of the commune Valembrun Jasmin.
Message from Martine Moïse (Video)
Tuesday, February 7, 2023, on the occasion of the 19th month of the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the former First Lady of Haiti Martine Moise delivered a message, describing among other things a grim record of 19 months of management of Prime Minister Henry marked according to her marked by corruption, the strengthening of armed groups, the protection of arms traffickers and the excessive exploitation of the meager resources of the Republic. For Martine Moïse after 19 months of political and judicial blockages, "Haiti needs a special International tribunal to investigate the assassination of the President as in the case of Lebanon. The killers are here."
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