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Scam alert : Consulate Montreal
The Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal is warning compatriots that malicious individuals are trying to scam them by creating fake websites and fake Facebook pages bearing the names of the Consulate and the Consul General. Do not be fooled by these individuals. For official and reliable information, please consult the Consulate website: https://consulat-haiti-montreal.org or call (514) -499-1919.
Covid : 50% more cases and deaths than the peak of June 2020
Dr. Marc Edson Augustin Medical Director of the St-Luc Foundation, reveals that the numbers of admissions and deaths at St-Luc Hospital are 50% higher than in June 2020 when the country experienced the peak of contamination of Covid. In May 2021, St-Luc hospital had never received so many patients suffering from respiratory distress See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33894-haiti-flash-very-heavy-toll-in-may.html and https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33893-haiti-news-zapping.html
Gangs in Martissant : Deaths and dozens of injured
Since the start of armed clashes (June 1) in the neighborhoods of Martissant, between the armed gangs of Grand-Ravine and Ti Bwa, the number of gunshot wounds has increased sharply. The Médecin Sans Frontière (MSF) hospital reports no less than 5 deaths and 20 injuries to which is added the partial assessment of the Hospital of the State University of Haiti which in 48 hours recorded no less than 6 injuries by bullets. National road number 2 is totally blocked. Several dozen Martissant families took refuge in Fontamara Square, driven out by violence, some having lost everything.
Vaccines : Upcoming donation from the American Red Cross
The Direction of the Haitian Red Cross thanks in advance “the American Red Cross for the doses of anti-Covid 19 vaccines that his country will give to Haiti. Through vaccination, we will help to stem the pandemic and the deaths. Let’s mobilize to support the national vaccination campaign of the Ministry of Public Health.”
France decorates the President of the Maison d’Haïti
On the proposal of the Embassy of Haiti in Paris, France awarded the decoration of the Senate to the President of the Maison d’Haïti, Ms. Roseline Dieudonné, for her commitment to the Haitian community in France.