Haiti – News : Zapping…
Les Cayes on the verge of total blackout
Armed clashes blocked the passage to Martissant and prevented the regular supply of fuel to the power station in Les Cayes. The EDH management informs that if in the next 4 days the power station is not replenished with fuel, it will be a total blackout. While waiting for a solution, the whole city is rationed except in certain areas for security reasons.
Thought of Jovenel Moïse
“On this June 24, I greet the pilgrims from all the municipalities of the country who celebrate Saint John the Baptist as their Patron Saint. On this occasion, I dedicate a special thought to the towns of Trou-du-Nord, Miragoâne, Jean-Rabel, Saint-Jean-du-Sud, Gressier and the Valley of Jacmel” President Jovenel Moïse
On behalf of President Jovenel Moïse, and in his own name, the Consul General of Haiti in Montreal, Fritz Dorvilier “wishes a happy national holiday to Quebeckers. Long live a tightly woven Quebec !”
3 Haitian writers in the French Academy Awards
The Académie française is pleased to share with you its list of achievements for the year 2021. This list contains 65 distinctions. Including the Grand Prix de la Francophonie awarded to Frankétienne, the Prize for Radiation of French Language and Literature to Mme Emmelie Prophète and the François Coppée Prize to Louis-Philippe Dalembert, for “Cantique du stambiement”.
Me René Sylvestres : Condolences
“My most sincere condolences to the family and relatives of Me René Sylvestre as well as to these colleagues at the Court. It was a great pleasure to have met him and to have started a working relationship,” Cristobal Dupouy, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the OAS in Haiti
“The United States offers its sincere condolences to the family of the President of the Court of Cassation, René Sylvestre. A distinguished lawyer, he was dedicated to the rule of law and to the service of his country. He will be missed,” US Ambassador to Haiti Michèle Jeanne Sison.
“I learned with great sadness of the disappearance of the President of the Court of Cassation and of the Superior Council of the Judiciary, the Honorable Magistrate René Sylvestre. He was a true friend and a staunch defender of justice. My condolences to his family and his colleagues,” former Senator Simon Dieuseul Desras.
J-B Aristide in Cuba
On Thursday, former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide alias “Titide” left Port-au-Prince by private plane, bound for Cuba. Tested positive for Covid-19 his condition is stable according to his relatives, however, suffering from several other diseases his doctors advised him to recover under constant medical supervision because of the risks of side effects of covid-19 with the comorbid factors.
“[…] I wish former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide a speedy recovery. The Embassy of Haiti in Cuba will provide him with all the necessary assistance,” said Jovenel Moïse