Haiti – News : Zapping…
NOTICE : VISA Brazil
Information : It is brought to everyone’s attention that the Brazilian appointment system will be available this Monday, May 24, 2021. To access the appointment system, click on https://haiti.iom.int/bvac/
President Moïse in Ecuador
The President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by the First Lady, Martine Moïse, left the country on Sunday May 23, 2021 for Ecuador, to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new President-elect, Guillermo Lasso. The presidential couple will return to the country on Monday, May 24, 2021.
“Today [Sunday], I had a meeting with the President of Haiti Jovenel Moïse, who will attend the change of command ceremony tomorrow. A productive bilateral meeting that will strengthen relations between our countries to achieve good- be,” Guillermo Lasso, President-elect of the Republic of Ecuador.
Arms trafficking strengthening of cooperation with the USA
“Haiti is on the verge of strengthening its cooperation with the United States to better combat the illegal trafficking of firearms and ammunition. We are strengthening the preservation of evidence, in order to convict the traffickers,” informed Rockefeller Vincent the Minister of Justice
Land crimes, call to order from the DG PNH
Friday, May 21 at a press conference, Léon Charles, the Director General ai of the Haitian National Police (PNH) of the PNH, reminded the police officers who interfere in court decisions relating to land crimes, that only the Land Insecurity Intervention Brigade (BRICIF) created in 2017 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-21557-icihaiti-justice-intervention-brigade-against-land-insecurity.html is empowered to execute any court decision related to land.
TPS : satisfaction messages
Government of Haiti :
“The Haitian Government applauds the decision of the Joe Biden Administration to grant TPS for 18 months to Haitian nationals. A decision which confirms the strength of the friendship between the two countries, as well as the importance of the presence of our compatriots in this land of America.”
Republican Senator Marco Rubio :
“I welcome the administration’s action to extend Temporary Protected Status for Haitians in the United States” said Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida’s senior Senator. “It is clear the conditions in Haiti have not improved, which is why I requested TPS be extended two months ago.”
Democrat Congressman Frederica Wilson :
Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Hollywood Democrat, cheered the news from Homeland Security. “I am elated by the [Biden] administration’s announcement of new Temporary Protected Status designation for undocumented Haitians who arrived in the United States by or before May 21, 2021, and meet certain eligibility requirements.”
Ouanaminthe border market
Thursday, May 20, the border market of Ouanaminthe resumed its activities to welcome The Fair organized as part of World Bee Day, with the participation of beekeepers from the North and North-East of Haiti, who exhibited their products and held industry conferences in Haiti. This fair was supported by the Bi-national Cooperation Program between DR and Haiti, funded by the European Union and implemented by Oxfam.