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Haiti Updates Thursday 10.31.2019


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30/10/2019 11:33:27

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3 traders wounded with machetes
Tuesday in Gonaïves, 3 traders were wounded with machetes by Francky Mergélus, at the communal market. One of the victims is in critical condition. The perpetrator of these acts was apprehended by the population who “beat him” before handing him over to the police…

“Self-destruction is our strength”
“On Monday we heard the President give his reading of the country’s situation. […] The protagonists are light years away from each other. We must expect a total collapse of the first Black Republic. Self-destruction is our strength,” said economist Eddy N. Labossière

Government warning
The government warns the rioters and the ransomers of motorists and bystanders in the protest movements and informs them that the police and the justice will act to put an end to these practices…

“The crisis is no longer sustainable”
“After 3 statements, President Jovenel Moïse made no opening to popular protest. The Head of State must listen to his people and make the necessary arrangements. It requires a meeting between the 3 powers of the State to decide the future of the Nation. The Head of State is not alone on board. Obviously this crisis is no longer sustainable,” said Gary Bodeau, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, following the President’s last speech on Monday on a radio station in the capital.

History Award 2019, new deadline
The Haitian Society of History, Geography and Geology and the Roger Gaillard Foundation inform the interested parties that due to the persistence of the difficulties related to the conjuncture, the manuscript deposit period for the 2019 History Prize is extended to again until Tuesday, November 19, 2019. See also :https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-28919-icihaiti-2019-history-award-manuscript-filing-date-extended.html

Tennis : Naomi Osaka withdrawal at the Master of Shenzhen
Haitian-born Japanese Naomi Osaka (22) ranked 3rd in the world after her victory in the opening match of the WTA Women’s Masters of Shenzhen (South-East China) [7-6, 4-6, 6-4] against the Czech Petra Kvitová https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-29109-icihaiti-tennis-masters-wta-victory-of-naomi-osaka-against-petra-kvitova.html , had to forfeit and give up the competition because of a shoulder injury.

HL/ HaitiLibre