Haiti – News : Zapping…
1.3 Haitians shot dead every day
Thursday the National Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace (CE-JILAP) published its 75th observation report on the situation of violence and crime in the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince for the period from April to June (90 days). The report reveals, among other things, that 114 people were shot dead during this period, or 1.3 people every day on average.
A young man killed for stealing his motorcycle
On Thursday, a man who had just bought a new motorcycle, according to witnesses, was shot dead in the head in rue Lamarre (Port-au-Prince) by unidentified armed individuals who were traveling aboard a motorcycle which escaped with the victim’s motorcycle.
The Ambassador of Haiti invited to the Congress
The Ambassador of Haiti to the United States Hervé Denis, was invited by the Commerce subcommittee of the American Congress to plead in favor of the renewal of the “Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act” (CBTPA), which expires on September 30, 2020 which led to the creation of the HOPE and HELP laws of which Haiti is the greatest beneficiary.
Gary Conille appointed by UN
António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, has appointed former Prime Minister of Haiti Gary Conille as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Jamaica, with the agreement of the Government of Jamaica.
Assessment of the Ambulance Center
For the month of August 2020, the National Ambulance Center – CAN intervened in 8 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 35 suspected cases, 27 respiratory distress, 125 chronic diseases, 253 obstetric emergencies, 122 road accidents, 64 transfers, 96 various ailments, 25 gunshot wounds, 18 stab wounds, 15 traumas and 10 burns.
264,324 people have already received the 3,000 Gdes grant
12,125 among the most vulnerable people received the 3,000 Gourdes of subsidy promised by the Government via the MonCash service of Digicel, bringing the current number of beneficiaries to 264,324 See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30405-haiti-covid-19-moise-promises-food-to-1-million-families-and-cash-to-15-million-others.html