“The people must not let Haiti die”
The Bishop of Jérémie, Mgr. Gontran Décoste, is worried about the deteriorating conditions of the country that is dying. Convinced that the population can not and should not let Haiti die, it appeals to the individual and collective conscience of all, to get the country out of the quagmire where it gets bogged down a little more each day.
Bocchit Edmond in the US Senate
Thursday morning, in the US Senate, Chancellor Bocchit Edmond had a working session with Senator Ben Cardin of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Western Hemisphere. “We had discussed important issues such as the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership (CBTPA), security, the tps and the fight against corruption.
Fuel : 4th Day of Troubles
Thursday economic, commercial and school activities were still severely disrupted in Port-au-Prince and several major cities of the country where the population was protesting against the shortage of fuel while only a few GAS stations had been supplied See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28796-haiti-social-rush-of-consumers-on-service-stations.html
Bodeau in Washington
Thursday the Deputy Gary Bodeau President of the Chamber of Deputies, invited by the US Congress and the State Department https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28781-haiti-usa-gary-bodeau-invited-by-the-congress-and-the-state-department.html as part of his 2-day tour, met several political figures including parliamentarians David Price, Lois Franckel and Apar S. Sidhu, the new director of Haitian affairs in State Department around the political, social and economic crisis and the security situation in Haiti
Photo exhibition : 15 years of peacekeeping in Haiti
On the occasion of the departure of the Minujust, on October 15, which puts an end to nearly 15 consecutive years of peacekeeping in Haiti, travel through time through a photo exhibition unveiled this week at the United Nations Headquarters. See on : www.flickr.com/photos/minujusth/albums/72157710774505046
Virtual Border Closure
The former consul of Haiti in Barahona, Edwin Paraison and President of the ZILE Foundation, says that the Dominican authorities have not proceeded to the closure of the border. According to him, there was confusion in the understanding of the statements in both the Dominican and Haitian media that the Dominican Minister of Foreign Affairs Miguel Vargas Maldonado when he spoke of closing “[…] wanted to talk about strict military control and virtual closure. It was not a real closure…”