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18/05/2021 12:37:00

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Radical opposition in the streets

This Tuesday, May 18, the radical opposition is preparing to win the streets on the occasion of the flag festival and the University, in order to continue to demand the departure of Jovenel Moïse from power and to say no to the referendum of the June 27, which they consider illegal and unconstitutional.

Judo : Silver medal for Haiti

At the Lima Open (Peru 15-16 May) in Judo, Haitian judoka Philippe Metellus (cat. -73kg) won the silver medal. Haiti is 5th in the medal ranking.

Shipwreck latest report

Following the sinking on Saturday May 15, 2021 in the evening, of the boat “Etwal Briyan” (Étoile Brillante) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33739-haiti-flash-shipwreck-between-carries-and-la-gonave-2-dead-8-survivors-9-missing.html The Haitian Coast Guard, assisted by the US Coast Guard, continues search operations despite difficult weather conditions in the unlikely hope of finding other survivors. The latest report shows 11 survivors, 3 dead and 5 missing.

Construction of the Passe Barque bridge

Monday, May 17, Nader Joiséus, the Minister of Public Works, signed with the firm ECCOMAR the construction contract for the Pont de Passe Barque (Colonial Bridge) which will be thrown over the Artibonite River, in the commune of Petite Rivière de l ‘Artibonite.

Traffic control operation

On Sunday May 16, during a control operation carried out by the National Police of Haiti (PNH) 108 vehicles were rubbed off, 100 tickets were handed over to offenders and 24 motorcycles were confiscated.

COVID : Taiwan closes its borders for a month

With the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, Taiwan (Republic of China) announces the closure of its borders from Wednesday, May 19 until June 18, 2021 to all arrivals and travelers in transit, except citizens and residents. Exceptions will only be made in emergencies or for humanitarian reasons. Separately, Taiwan this week also reported two new cases imported, one from the Philippines and the other from Haiti.

HL / HaitiLibre

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