Haiti – News : Zapping…
Digicel victim of sabotage
“We are facing a triple fiber optic cut (sabotage) in Cap Haitien which affects the internet service in Cap and also in Gonaïves and St Marc. The repairs are already underway and we hope to restore service in the next few hours,” said Maarten Boute CEO of Digicel on Friday afternoon.
Elections : Almost general consensus in the Security Council
“There is a consensus at the level of the UN Security Council that a general election is needed in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34007-haiti-diplomacy-china-blocks-an-us-resolution-on-haiti.html that it takes a political agreement to get the country out of the impasse, so the Government is committed and awaits the opposition for this agreement. The elections will take place in 2021 ”argues Mathias Pierre Minister Delegate in charge of Electoral Matters back from New York. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34006-haiti-insecurity-situation-in-haiti-un-report.html
Looting of the warehouses of the Ti Tony Market
On Friday, June 18, twenty-four hours after the shooting death of a police officer from the Departmental Unit for Maintenance of Order (UDMO) in Delmas 6, the warehouses of Marché Ti Tony (Carrefour Hasco) were looted.
The Fête de la musique Forbidden
Due to the state of health emergency, throughout the national territory, leading to a decision on June 5 by the Ministry of Culture banning all cultural or leisure activities; this year, the Fête de la musique which takes place on June 21, is forbidden in the same logic of the fight against the spread of covid-19 and its variants (Alpha and Gamma) across the country. Pradel Henriquez, the Minister of Culture morally encourages our artists in all spontaneous and personal initiatives, preferably virtual.
Referendum : All materials are in Haiti
Friday, June 18, 2021, sensitive materials for the West Department arrived this Friday. This last shipment completes the sensitive and non-sensitive materials necessary for carrying out the Constitutional referendum.
Grand’Anse : Change of Departmental Director
A change in the Haitian National Police, the Divisional Commissioner Jean Louis Paul Ménard replaces Ralph Dominique as the new Departmental Director of Police in Grand’Anse.