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Flash : Benin offers 2,000 soldiers for the Mission

Monday, February 26, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, during a press conference on the sidelines of the CARICOM Summit in Guyana declared that Benin is ready to offer 2,000 troops to support the Multinational Security Support Mission in Haiti led by Kenya to help the Haitian National Police (PNH) fight against armed gangs, in addition to a financial and material commitment from Benin

USAID : 10 million for drinking water

At the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Governments of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that it will provide an initial amount of US$10 million to improve the capacity and performance of institutions and markets in the water sector in Haiti. According to USAID, this will allow one million Haitians to have access to drinking water.

The level of arsenic in US rice is controversial

While the USA RICE Federation rejects the conclusions of the University of Michigan study on the level of arsenic contained in American rice exported to Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-41755-haiti-flash-american-rice-exported-to-haiti-contains-twice-as-much-arsenic-as-haitian-rice.html economist Joseph Harold says he has no doubt about the reliability from the study conducted by the University of Michigan which found that American rice exported to Haiti. However, the professor does not think that the results could lead to changes in the dietary behavior of the Haitian population in the current context.

Mgr. Dumas treated in the USA

Victim of burns following an explosion https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-41710-haiti-flashmgr-pierre-andre-dumas-injured-in-an-explosion-in-port-au-prince.html , Mgr Pierre André Dumas was transferred to the United States for appropriate care. The bishop of Anse-à-Veau/Miragoâne has already undergone 2 surgical interventions in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-41742-haiti-news-zapping.html . Currently, he is receiving care at the Burn Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital for appropriate treatment. The Catholic Church says it is awaiting the conclusions of the investigation carried out by the Scientific Police to find out the causes of the explosion.

Gonaïves : Students without schools for 2 months

After 2 months of stopping school activities in Gonaïves following anti-Government demonstrations, the return of students to school planned for Monday February 26, 2024, did not take place due to violent threats from members of the union of owners and drivers of motorcycle taxi who demand the release of their President, Wilio Datus Joachim, arrested last week for insults and defamation against judge Clovis Aldajuste.

PNH : 4 members of the Village de Dieu gang killed

Monday February 26, 2024, 4 members of the Village de Dieu gang were fatally injured in exchanges of fire with the police in Fort Saint Clair.

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