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16/05/2024 10:30:08

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A judge and a lawyer kidnapped and executed

Marthel Jean-Claude, the President of the Professional Association of Magistrates (APM) expressed his indignation following the kidnapping on Monday May 13 of judge Verto Vertilus, in Estère, in Artibonite. He was kidnapped on the road to Mapou, in the company of his childhood friend and lawyer John Wesley Alerte, as they were returning home on a motorcycle. Both men were subsequently executed. Remember that Judge Verto Vertilus handled several cases linked to banditry and was the subject of numerous threats… The National Network of Haitian Magistrates (ReNaMaH) denounces the passivity of the authorities in the face of bandits who rape and kill members of the population with complete impunity.

PNH Grand’Anse : New Departmental Director

Wednesday, May 15, Divisional Commissioner Frantz St. Armand was installed as the new Departmental Director of Police in Grande-Anse. He replaces Louis Edner Yacinthe in this position who was accused by the police in Jérémie of corruption…

Louis-Philippe Dalembert : Goncourt Prize for poetry

The Goncourt Academy awarded this week the prestigious Robert Sabatier Goncourt Prize for Poetry, for the year 2024, to the Haitian writer Louis-Philippe Dalembert for all of his work.

PAM : Purchase of 2 tonnes of “farin lam”

The World Food Program (WFP-Haiti) has just made its first purchase of 2 tonnes of “farin lam” flour from the real tree, a product rich in vitamins, which will be distributed in the canteens of 32 schools in Grande Anse. The purchase was made from a supplier supported by ILO (International Labor Organization).

The FBH will not present a PM candidate

The Federation of Haitian Bars (FBH) declines the invitation of the Presidential Council to submit a candidate from the lawyers’ corporation for the post of Prime Minister of the transition. In its letter, the FBH states that it considers that the conditions are not met to participate in this process.

Flag Festival Theme

The Ministry of Communication informs that the theme of this year’s Flag Festival is : “Let’s gather under our flag” (Ann rasanble anba drapo n). This decision was taken during the council of ministers held on May 8.

HL/ HaitiLibre

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