Haiti – News : Zapping…
115 arrests including 10 escapees
Friday May 7 at a press conference Inspector General Marie Michelle Verrier, the new spokesperson for the National Police of Haiti (PNH) revealed that from April 1 to 5 but the police had arrested 115 individuals including 10 escapees from prison and a police officer accused of the murder of his girlfriend.
“Mardi du Livre” : 4 writers signing
Tuesday May 11 within the framework of the “Mardi du Livre”, the Direction Nationale du Livre (DNL) will receive several writers : Kav-Alye Pierre, Hugo O. Gelin, Mélissa Beralus and Dom Pedro N. Theoney at the Saint-François d’Assise College, from 10:00 am to noon where they will sign their books and chat with the young people of this establishment.
Carrefour : Seizure of marijuana
Thursday, May 6 at Carrefour 44, during a routine check carried out by agents of the Narcotics Trafficking Brigade (BLTS) and the Coast Guard, a little over 9kg of marijuana concealed in a pillow were discovered in a Nissan mini bus, model UVAN, registration TP 07617.
The electric poles have arrived…
Pending the commissioning of the Drouet hydroelectric power station, the electricity poles intended for the rehabilitation of the electricity distribution networks of Petite Rivière de Artibonite, Liancourt, Verettes and Desarmes have arrived.
75% of detainees have never been tried
According to a report from the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH), all of the penitentiary centers in Haiti have a prison population of 11,634 detainees including 248 minors (230 boys and 18 girls). During the past 25 years, remand prisoners (who have never been tried) represented nearly 75% of the total prison population.
Kidnapping : emergency number
The National Police encourage the population to dial 122 to report all cases of kidnapping and count on their collaboration in order to curb this phenomenon in the country.