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Coronavirus COVID-19 Bilan mondial 12 février :

Mercredi 12 février 2020, le nombre de personnes contaminées dans le monde (cas confirmés en laboratoire) s’élève à 45,203 une hausse de 2,065 cas (500 cas de moins que la veille, 2e jour de baisse consécutive) ; 1,116 décès (+9.6%) soit 98 de plus que la veille (1,018) et 4,983 personnes guéries soit 699 personnes (+16.3%) de plus par rapport à la veille (4,284) et 3.8 fois plus de guérison que de décès contre 4.2 fois la veille. On recense à ce jour 518 personnes contaminées en dehors de la chine (cas confirmés en laboratoire) dont 2 décès 1 au Philippine et 1 à Hong Kong.

Vers de nouvelles prisons :

Le commissaire divisionnaire, Noël Charles Nazaire, Directeur de l’Administration Pénitentiaire nationale (APENA) a déclaré que les autorités envisagent à moyen terme, la construction d’un complexe pénitentiaire dans la région de Ganthier qui comprendra des ateliers ainsi que d’autres Centres à Carrefour et Pétion ville pour faire face à la surpopulation carcérale et pour des raisons de sécurité.

La Centrale hydro de Péligre à l’arrêt :

Les 54 MW de Péligre ne sont pas disponibles suite à l’arrêt de la dernière turbine de la Centrale hydoélectrique le 10 février en raison du bas niveau de l’eau du lac. L’Électricité d’Haïti (EDH) assure la population de la zone métropolitaine qu’un plan d’amélioration rapide et durable de la production est en cours d’exécution… Lire aussi : https://www.haitilibre.com/article-29962-haiti-flash-la-fin-des-black-out-pas-pour-demain.html

Policiers et agents pénitenciers complices… :

Suite à la tentative d’évasion au Pénitencier National le 28 janvier dernier https://www.haitilibre.com/article-29917-haiti-flash-170-armes-et-autres-incroyables-decouvertes-au-penitencier-national.html , les premiers éléments de l’enquête révèlent l’implication de certains agents de l’Administration Pénitentiaire nationale (APENA) a informé Noël Charles Nazaire, le Directeur de l’APENA, annonçant également l’arrestation de 2 policiers soupçonnés d’implication dans la tentative d’évasion à la prison civile de Hinche https://www.haitilibre.com/article-29560-haiti-flash-les-mutins-de-la-prison-de-hinche-liberent-leurs-otages.html le 18 décembre 2019.

USA : Don d’équipements et de matériels à la PNH :

Le 9 février, l’Ambassadrice des États-Unis en Haïti, Michele Sison, s’est jointe au Directeur Général de la Police Nationale d’Haïti, Rameau Normil, pour prendre part à une cérémonie de remise d’équipements, de fournitures tactiques et de véhicules essentiels aux unités de la Police Nationale d’Haïti (PNH) plus précisément pour le Corps d’Intervention pour le Maintien de l’Ordre (CIMO), le Bureau de Lutte contre le Trafic de Stupéfiants (BLTS), et la Police Frontalière (POLIFRONT).

Représentants patronaux réunis avec Moïse :

Mardi midi, des représentants de la Chambre de Commerce Américaine (AmCham-Haiti) de la la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Haïti (CCIH), de l’Association des Industries d’Haïti (ADIH) et de la Chambre Franco-Haïtienne de Commerce et d’Industrie (CFHCI) ont rencontré le Président Jovenel Moise pour discuter de la situation socio-économique actuelle et des défis énormes auxquels le pays doit faire face et de pistes de solution pour lutter contre la contrebande et la fraude fiscale.

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CARICOM planning fact-finding mission in Haiti

Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica Prime Minister,stated that CARICOM must step in and  intervene to assist Haiti in this complex situation reported The Washington Repoter.  “We recognize that Haiti is part of the Community and we have a responsibility and a duty and obligation to assist a Member State in unraveling its challenges and to work with [it] towards lasting solutions,” Skerrit stated. Continue reading

Public Prosecutor’s Office issues warrants

According to Radio Metropole, the Port-au-Prince prosecutor’s office has issued warrants against several businessmen, including Jean Marie Vorbe for conspiracy against the security of the state.

Guerdy Blaise, SOGENER defense attorney, specified that these warrant have nothing to do with the case against the electricity production company. Continue reading

Haiti’s Police Chief Promises to Restore order

Recently, police officers have taken part in violent protests to demand the right to form a union, and according to Radio Metropole, police authorities are now working towards restoring order within the Police National d’Haiti.  Rameau Normil, Chief of Police, earlier this week called for calm ensuring that the police officers’ problems were his own. “The officers demands are legitimate and I told the authorities about these problems,” said Normil. Continue reading

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Edwidge Danticat to be inducted in the American Academy of Arts and Letters

On Wednesday, the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced on Wednesday, Feb. 26, it 13 new inductees, which includes famed Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat.  Danticate was recognized for her works including her memoir “Brother, I’m Dying” said she wished her parents were alive to see her — an immigrant and child of immigrants — voted into the academy according to WRAL.com.  The formal induction to be held on May 20, 2020. Continue reading

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François Is Eager To Pounce With Reno

Haitian international Christiano ‘Cheetah’ François’s career started on the highest note possible, he was his country’s Young Player of the Year at just 16 in 2009. Although his talent never stopped sparkling from his feet, things didn’t follow through as expected. 

The midfielder bounced between eight teams across three different countries in the past six years—two of these teams ceased operations, Ottawa Fury F.C. and Rochester Rhinos. Continue reading

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Osimhen: Barcelona and Real Madrid target could leave Lille next year

The Super Eagles forward has been attracting interest from top European clubs following his impressive debut campaign in France

Lille president Gerard Lopez has revealed that Victor Osimhen will be at the club for the 2020-21 season amid reported interest from La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona. Continue reading

Sergio Ramos Says His ‘Head and Heart Already on El Clasico

Sergio Ramos is already moving on from being sent off during Real Madrid’s 2-1 defeat at home to Manchester City in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League last 16 on Wednesday.

Ramos was dismissed four minutes from time after tripping City striker Gabriel Jesus on the edge of the box. It marked the fourth time the centre-back has been shown a red card while participating in Europe’s premier club competition. Continue reading

The Europa League last 16 draw: Inter, Wolves and Manchester United are the threats

Only 17 teams remain on the road to Gdansk and two of those, Sevilla and Getafe, will be flying the Spanish flag in the Europa League’s next round

One of those 17, though, won’t be in the competition for much longer as RB Salzburg and Eintracht Frankfurt will play their delayed second leg of the last 32 at 18:00 CET on Friday. Continue reading

Inter beats Ludogorets 2-1 in eerily empty stadium

The voices of the players and both coaches could clearly be heard at an empty San Siro as Inter Milan beat Ludogorets 2-1 on Thursday to advance into the last 16 of the Europa League.

Cristiano Biraghi and Romelu Lukaku scored for Inter after Cauly had given Ludogorets a surprise lead. Inter progressed 4-1 on aggregate. Continue reading

Olympiacos Stun Arsenal in Extra Time, Advance to Europa League Round of 16

A last-gasp goal by Olympiacos shocked Arsenal 2-1 on Thursday in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League last-32 stage, earning the Greek side a 2-2 aggregate victory on away goals after extra time at the Emirates Stadium.

The home crowd were stunned when Pape Abou Cisse gave the Greek side a 53rd-minute lead from Mathieu Valbuena’s corner.

Arsenal were short of ideas, and neither team could find the goal that would see them advance, triggering extra time. Continue reading

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Haitian Leaders Urged to End Political Impasse

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Wednesday February 26, 2020 – Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the
political impasse between President Jovenel Moïse and a surging opposition
movement that has paralyzed the island nation since July 2018, the top United
Nations (UN) official there says.

UN Special Representative Helen La
Lime made the call as she updated ambassadors on latest developments in the
prolonged divide which has left Haiti without a functioning government,
deflated the economy, and fuelled insecurity.

“Haiti is about to enter in its
second year with a caretaker government, its economy is forecast to sink deeper
into recession, and 4.6 million of its citizens are now estimated to require
humanitarian assistance,” she said, speaking via videoconference from Haiti’s
capital.

“To avoid a greater deterioration,
Haitian leaders need to rise to the occasion and commit to a way out of this
impasse that will best serve the interests of their people.”

La Lime was introducing the first
report on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti, which she heads.

Known by the French acronym BINUH, it
was stablished last October, following the end of 15 years of UN peacekeeping
operations. Its mandate includes strengthening political stability and good
governance.

During the past months, La Lime and
international partners the Organization of American States and the Holy See
have been supporting negotiations to forge consensus on a political
agreement. 

However, talks failed to yield
progress on the formation of a new government and the designation of a
“consensual” Prime Minister by the President.

“The lack of agreement on this
matter, as well as on the remaining length of President Moïse’s term, threatens
to needlessly prolong a situation that has already lasted too long,” she told
the UN Security Council.

In the interim, said Executive
Director of the non-profit Fondasyon Je Klere, Marie Yolène Gilles, who also
spoke from the capital city, Haitians are being subjected to widespread human
rights violations as armed gangs now control around a third of the country,
generating “a rising tide of cruelty”.

“We have witnessed odious killings,
decapitations, rapes, robberies, embezzlement and the diversion of supplies,
abductions and kidnappings,” she reported, later adding “we have death
squadrons, and that’s a form of state terrorism.”

La Lime told ambassadors the ongoing
impasse and economic troubles risk further affecting the integrity of the
national police and other key institutions.

The senior UN official said that while
the road to improved governance will be difficult, the deployment of the new UN
office should see deeper and more targeted collaboration with the country.

Success will be measured by progress
in six areas.  Besides facilitating
political consensus, strengthening the police and justice sectors, and
addressing unemployment and other grievances, benchmarks also focus on
addressing gang violence and promoting human rights.

“Only through a combination of strong
national will and steadfast international support can Haiti surmount the
multifaceted crisis with which it is contending,” said La Lime.

“I remain confident that the United Nations, in its new configuration, is uniquely placed to help State institutions address the factors that catalyze cyclical periods of instability in the country and ensure that Haiti is once again on the path to stability and sustainable development.”

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27/02/2020 09:28:53

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La PNH ouverte au dialogue interne :

Ce jeudi 27 février la Commission de facilitation créée par le Haut commandement de la PNH, devrait se réunir avec les représentants des policiers qui se revendiquent du syndicat SPNH (non reconnu) autour de leurs revendications afin de trouver une solution à la crise que confronte l’institution policière

Avertissement de Moïse J-C

« La mobilisation va reprendre dans tout le pays. Si la population ne se soulève pas pour défendre ses droits, la situation sera pire. Il faut qu’on se soulève pour montrer au monde entier qu’on n’est pas d’accord avec l’ingérence de certains pays » a déclaré Moïse Jean Charles, leader de l’opposition radicale de la plateforme « Pitit Desalin ».

Les USA condamnent les violences en Haïti :

« Les États-Unis condamnent les violences récentes en Haïti https://www.haitilibre.com/article-30109-haiti-flash-affrontements-au-champ-de-mars-au-moins-une-douzaine-de-victimes-bilan-provisoire.html et appellent les haïtiens à rejeter la violence et à respecter l’État de Droit. Nous encourageons tous les Haïtiens à engager un dialogue constructif en vue de résoudre leurs différends. »

Protection de l’investissements étranger :

L’Ambassadeur d’Haïti au Royaume d’Espagne, Claude Joseph a rencontré José Sánchez Tinico, le Président de la Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie de Grande Canarie, pour discuter des efforts du Président Jovenel Moise visant à garantir l’investissement étranger en Haïti.

Bilan 3e jour gras du carnaval à Saint-Marc :

Au terme du 3e jour gras du carnaval à Saint-Marc, l’hôpital Saint-Nicolas a rapporté 8 blessés dont un par balle.

Épidémie COVID-19 : Bilan mondial 27 février 2020 :

Jeudi 27 février 2020, le nombre de personnes contaminées dans le monde par le Coronavirus COVID-19 (cas confirmés en laboratoire) s’élève aujourd’hui à 82,170 en hausse de 1,165 cas (+62.7%) par rapport à la veille (716), https://www.haitilibre.com/article-30126-haiti-actualite-zapping.html ; 2,804 décès (+1.5%) soit 42 cas de plus que la veille (2,762). Taux de mortalité moyen 3.4%. 32,898 personnes guéries soit 2,782 personnes (+19.6%) de plus par rapport à la veille (2,327).

On recense à ce jour hors de Chine, 3,673 cas confirmés de personnes dans un total de 49 pays (+24.9%) soit 732 cas de plus que la veille.

56 décès à l’étranger depuis le début de l’épidémie (décembre 2019) soit 7 de plus par rapport à la veille : 22 en Iran, 13 en Corée du Sud, 1 à Taïwan, 1 au Philippine, 2 à Hong Kong, 3 au Japon, 2 en France et 12 en Italie.

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