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PNH on high alert:
The Haitian National Police (PNH) is on high alert. All police officers are called and invited to return to their assigned positions as soon as possible. The Commander in Chief, with the exception of cases of illness, orders the cancellation of all holidays.
Dismantling the €17 gang:
On Tuesday, 9 people suspected of being members of the “17 Euros” gang specialized in robbery and theft were arrested in the “Nan Remy” (Municipality of Croix-de-Bouquet) and they are Jean Elanque Blanc, Gerard Antoine, Davidson Tortos, Dumitri Klinat Amos, Camille Louis, Nika Blanc, Jean St. Louis, Dina Derelis and Vladimir Soufrante, accused of criminal conspiracy.
Among the concerns:
The United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) is concerned about threats against Pierre Esperance, Executive Director of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) https://www.haitilibre.com/article-33977-haiti-actualite-zapping.html Which contributes to the deterioration of the civil space in the country. We call on the authorities to ensure the protection of human rights defenders.
Money laundering in Haiti:
On Tuesday morning, Rockefeller Vincent had a fruitful video conference meeting with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as part of the government’s fight against money laundering in Haiti.
Gold Cup 2021: Grenadiers reside in the United States
Grenades stay in the United States, the decision of the Normalization Committee of the Haitian Football Association was reported by President Jacques Letang during a meeting with the players, on the sidelines of preparations for the match against Canada in Chicago. https://www.haitilibre.com/article-33991-haiti-qatar-2022-fin-du-reve-les-grenadiers-elimines-video.html . Players or employees invited to participate in this competition will not return to Europe. They will have four days off and the Gold Cup Rally begins on June 20 in Florida. President Letang, who has been in Chicago since Sunday as well as General Secretary Carlo Marcellin, also took the opportunity to inform them that the debts for the 2019 Gold Cup installments had been resolved.
France: Séphora Monteau selected for the Cinema Internship
The selection committee at La Fémis film school in Paris has selected Ms. Séphora Monteau to participate in a summer internship focused on the creation of documentaries. L’Ambassade de France en Haïti lui adresse toutes ses félicitations et a le plaisir de lui offrir une bourse de stage de 8 semaine que lui permettra de suivre document sa formation intensive dans les meilleures conditions et de réaliser par 5 de illeurs un de illeurs 10 minutes.