Haiti – News : Zapping…
At around noon on Thursday, May 20, unidentified gunmen kidnapped businessman Dave Augustin, owner of “Check & Go” from his residence. A violent kidnapping. The kidnappers demand a large ransom to release their hostage.
Pignon town center electrified
The town center of the municipality of Pignon (North) is now supplied with electricity from the new Saint Raphaël power station. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33730-haiti-news-zapping.html and https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-33692-icihaiti-promise-towards-the-inauguration-of-the-saint-raphael-power-plant.html
Assassination of Jude Maurice
In the context of the assassination of police officer Jude Maurice, head of security for the Minister of Culture, https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-33742-icihaiti-insecurity-a-security-agent-close-to-minister-henriquez-shot-dead.html an operation was carried out by the DCPJ in search of Pierre Émile Fouchard aka “Blanchard”, one of the main aggressors. During this operation, 7 individuals were arrested, 4 firearms confiscated including 2 automatic rifles (Galil), 2 pistols, 3 vehicles and a large quantity of cartridges.
Mimphard Gédeus, aka “Plomb” arrested by the BLTS
Mimphard Gédeus, aka “Plomb” accused of drug trafficking, kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, under arrest warrant since May 12, 2021, was arrested by agents of the Office for the Fight against Narcotics Trafficking (BLTS) of the Northwest Department.
Meeting of the High Command of the PNH
Thursday a meeting of the High Command was held at the General Directorate of the National Police on the agenda: the regularization of the secondment file; the control of automatic weapons in charge of the security of VIPs and the file of the “Phantom 509” group
New Ambassador of Haiti to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Dr. Jesse Jean presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty the King of the Netherlands Willem Alexander. The new Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to the Kingdom of the Netherlands took advantage of this solemn moment to express to the King the will of President Jovenel Moïse and that of the Prime Minister ai and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Claude Joseph to develop a partnership win-win with the Kingdom, especially in the sectors of agriculture, water management, industrial engineering, environmental technology and information technology.