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US Secretary Mayorkas in Little Haiti
US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas went to the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami (FL) to discuss with leaders of the Haitian-American community on the issues faced by the Haitian nationals in the United States and the work done by the Biden-Harris administration to support them. Haitian-Americans have made enormous contributions to their communities and to our country, said Secretary Mayorkas, who said he was proud to have been able to spend time with members of the community as part of Haitian Heritage Month.
Funeral of police officer Maurice
On Saturday May 29, 2021, the funeral of police officer Jude Maurice was sung at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Turgeau. Recall that this police offcier was killed by several bullets on the evening of Saturday, May 15 in a restaurant in Delmas 75 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-33742-icihaiti-insecurity-a-security-agent-close-to-minister-henriquez-shot-dead.html . The Central Directorate of the Judicial Police (DCPJ) has already arrested several individualshttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33788-haiti-news-zapping.html . However, another is actively sought as part of the investigation.
Tennis : $15,000 fine for Naomi Osaka
The world number 2 in tennis, the Japanese Naomi Osaka, proud of her Haitian origins, was ordered to pay a fine of 15,000 dollars for refusing to appear at a press conference on Sunday at Roland Garros. She risks disqualification if she does it again. Naomi for her part believes that these press conferences affect the mental preparation of the athletes…
Happy Mother’s Day from President Moïse
“On this Sunday, May 30, I wish a happy birthday to all Haitian mothers. Models of courage, resilience and perseverance, they represent the pillar on which the future of our children is built, being the strong link of our society. Love and respect for them,” Jovenel Moïse.
Women’s leadership in action
“The new Border Post in Anse-à-Pitres was built under the supervision of Engineer Emmanuella Legrand (IOM-Haiti) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33832-haiti-politic-inauguration-of-the-new-anse-a-pitres-border-post.html and is under the direction of Inspector Marie Brandine Exumé,” informed Stuart Savage, Ambassador of Canada in Haiti.
Luis Abinader accuses ex-dictator Trujillo
Dominican President Luis Abinader on Sunday accused ex-dictator Rafael Trujillo of ceding thousands of square kilometers to Haiti during secret negotiations with Port-au-Prince to block opponents of his regime. Recall that the dictator Trujillo was assassinated on May 30, 1961