Haiti – News : Zapping…
“Phantom 509” surprise demonstration
Tuesday, surprise demonstration of the extremist “police” of the “Phantom 509” Group in the streets of the Capital. The protesters, some of whom were hooded in the uniform of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) and others heavily armed, demanded among other things the resignation of Normil Rameau, Director General ai of the PNH, considering that he was not at the height of its task and an increase of 25,000 Gourdes in the debit card of the police officers… Their demonstration punctuated by gunshots once again sowed panic in the population.
25 scholarships offered to Haitians
In partnership with the University of Florida and “Louisiana State University”, the Support for Agricultural Research and Development (AREA) project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID-Haiti) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32200-haiti-agriculture-3-plant-pathology-laboratories-at-the-service-of-farmers.html offered scholarships to 25 Haitians so that they obtain their master’s degree in agricultural disciplines and that on their return to Haiti, they apply their new knowledge and skills to improve the agricultural sector and food security. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32200-haiti-agriculture-3-plant-pathology-laboratories-at-the-service-of-farmers.html
News about the electrification
Michel Présumé, the Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH), informs Artibonite customers that thanks to the repair work on the Marchand-Dessalines plant, electricity has been restored since November 1st. In addition, Présumé informs that he is waiting for parts to be ordered for the repair of the Simon Bolivar power station in Gonaïves and that the EDH teams are working on strengthening the Saint-Marc power plant.
Launch of the SIM card identification campaign
This Tuesday at the National Telecommunications Council (CONATEL) will take place the official launch of the awareness campaign for the identification of SIM cards See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32170-haiti-notice-sim-card-mandatory-identification-of-all-buyers.html
International Day to End Impunity…
As part of the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists (November 2), Rockefeller Vincent the Minister of Justice announced for soon the establishment of a reporting circuit, with a view to to better prevent these crimes.