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Haiti – News : Zapping…

03/10/2020 12:05:52

Cap-Haitien : 4 mysterious deaths

Thursday, October 1 in the morning, the lifeless bodies of 4 people were discovered in the locality of Fort Saint-Michel. These are 3 men and a woman, a 5th person who was unconscious was taken to hospital. One do not yet know the official causes of this tragedy…

The Government will borrow more than US 258 million from local banks

To finance the purchase of power plants, including that of General Electric, the funds will not come from the Public Treasury, but from a Government loan of 16.3 billion gourdes (± 258 million dollars) from the Haitian banking sector, declared Friday 2 October Michel Patrick Boisvert the Minister of the Economy and Finance

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Cuba : Message from the Embassy of Haiti

While Cuba is under the rising effects of a Covid-19 rebound, the Embassy of Haiti in Cuba informs that until further notice, the consular services offered by the Embassy are still suspended.

The Government very optimistic about the GDP

Thanks to its post-pandemic economic recovery plan, the Government is very optimistic about the growth of Haiti’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which it estimates at +2.4% for the financial year 2020-2021 against -2.9% for the 2019-2020 fiscal year which ended on September 31.

France’s conditions for the elections

In a press release, the French Embassy sets the conditions for the organization of free, democratic and transparent elections :

“- The constitution of sincere and exhaustive electoral lists, still in progress, must be completed;

– At the political level, it is necessary to build the broadest possible consensus;

– Voters must be assured that they will be able to vote freely without being pressured by armed groups.”

Dramatic drop in income :

According to the National Food Security Commission (CNSA), the incomes of 95% of households have dropped dramatically and unemployment has increased by 10%.

HL/ HaitiLibre