Haiti – News : Zapping…
218th anniversary of the flag, rain of messages
Rockefeller Vincent, Minister of Justice :
“- One People
– One Nation
– One Flag
– A community of destiny.
Antann pou n antann nou!
Happy Flag and University Day to all my fellow citizens “
Ms. Yvrose Pierre Mayor of Cap-Haitien :
“On the occasion of the feast of our flag, I consider it important that, in view of the major challenges of the current economic situation, to be able to surpass ourselves and let ourselves be penetrated by the spirit of unity which animated our Founding Fathers , May 18, 1803. Happy Flag Festival to all !”
Charlot Jacquelin Junior Secretary of State for Youth
“In the name of our proud, brave and valiant ancestors, on this day we celebrate the 218th anniversary of our Flag. May this day be a moment of meditation and recollection for our people.”
Permanent Mission of Haiti to the OAS :
“Happy Commemoration of the 218th Anniversary of Our Dear Bicolor to All Our Compatriots of the Region”
Embassy of the United States in Haiti :
“On the occasion of the Haitian Flag Festival, we underline the ideals of freedom, unity & individual liberty which led to the creation of the flag on May 18, 1803. We call on Haitians to unite in this spirit of unity to restore peace & prosperity in Haiti.”
Former President Michel Martelly:
“On May 18, let us remember all the sacrifices that our ancestors made, to leave us a strong Nation with a symbol of union. Today it’s our turn to unite and make our flag proud.”
Cannot bug a phone in Haiti
Maarten Boute, the President of Digicel revealed this week that his company receives every day from the Central Directorate of Judicial Police (DCPJ) a dozen requests on the location of the kidnappers. However, he informs that the information provided is not not of much use, the kidnappers using the phones of their victims. In addition, he recalls that in any case, telephones cannot be tapped, Haiti does not have the necessary equipment for this purpose.
French Guiana : New schedule for the Haitian Consultate
The Consulate General of Haiti in French Guiana is advising the general public and users in particular that its usual work schedule has been changed due to the two-week confinement established by the local authorities. From now on, its various services operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the duration of the confinement. Anyone requiring a particular service is asked to call 0694 26 67 55 to make an appointment.
Dom. Rep : Tribute to the painter Fritzner Cedon
Tuesday, May 18, during the celebration of National Flag Day and Smith Augustin University, the Ambassador of Haiti in the Dominican Republic took the opportunity to pay a worthy tribute to Fritzner Cedon as a wonderful, magical and patriotic painter and also as a symbol of Haitian-Dominican friendship.
Thanks to the Mayor of Niagara Falls
On May 18, 2021, being declared Haiti Day in Niagara Falls, the mayor of the city Jim Diodati proceeded to the rise of the Haitian bicolor to the town hall of Niagara Falls. On this historic day, the Haitian flag flew alongside the flags of Canada and Ontario. The Ambassador of Haiti to Canada, Weibert Arthus, who was unfortunately unable to physically accompany Mayor Diodati under the circumstances, due to the Covid, welcomed this gesture of friendship and this great honor of the city from Niagara Falls to Haiti. Recall that on May 18, from 9.45 p.m., the Niagara Falls were illuminated with the colors of Haiti (blue and red) in honor of the 218th anniversary of the Haitian flag https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33587-haiti-canada-niagara-falls-will-be-illuminated-with-the-colors-of-haiti.html