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20/09/2020 11:38:20

Panic near the Cathedral of Port-au-Prince


Around noon on Saturday, armed individuals fired in the air, triggering panic, looting under the threat of the stalls of small merchants installed near the cathedral of Port-au-Prince before leaving without being worried with their loot made up in particular of electronic goods including telephones. Following this attack, merchants and sellers hurriedly left the area…

Collateral victims


On Saturday in the Bel-Air neighborhood, at least two people lost their lives in a clash between heavily armed gangs. Several houses were said to have been set on fire…

3 bandits arrested


Friday 3 individuals: Raymond Rodmil (34 years old) aka “Roro” Matilien Taleuis (39) and Blondine Mareux (29) were arrested in Port-de-Paix on charges of illegal possession of firearms, drug trafficking and criminal association.

2 new Presidential Decrees


In the official journal Le Moniteur N°151 dated September 18, 2020, a decree was published declaring the day of September 20 “Dessalines Day” https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31843-haiti-social-262nd-anniversary-of-the-birth-of-emperor-jean-jacques-dessalines.html and another decree declaring the day of October 17 “National Day of Mourning”.

Heavy rains, RN #2 impassable


Following the heavy rains that fell on the nights of September 16 and 17, RN #2 at Carrefour and Boulevard Harry Truman was covered with alluvium, water and rubbish, making vehicle traffic difficult due to the overflow of canals filled with waste and filth…

293,342 people received aid of 3,000 gourdes from the State


Friday September 17 3,373 additional beneficiaries received via the MonCash service of Digicel 3,000 Gourdes of aid promised by President Jovenel Moïse during his address to the Nation on March 27 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30405-haiti-covid-19-moise-promises-food-to-1-million-families-and-cash-to-15-million-others.html as part of the emergency aid during the Covid-19 health crisis. So far 293,342 beneficiaries have received this subsidy out of the 1.5 million provided by the Head of State…

HL/ HaitiLibre