Haiti – News : Zapping…
Arrest of a Saboteurs Gang Boss
The National Police of Haiti (PNH) announces the arrest of Hérold Girold who directed the gang that sabotaged the optical fibers of the Digicel and Natcom in the North.
AS Capoise Champion of Champion
Sunday on the lawn of the St-Victor Park of Cap Haitien, AS Capoise beat the Don Bosco (D1 Champion 2018 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26517-haiti-football-don-bosco-wins-the-d1-national-championship-for-the-4th-time.html) thanks to a goal at Marc Beldor Roberson’s 82 which allowed AS Capoise to win the Champion of Champions crown.
The 2019 National Carnival in Gonaïves
The city of Gonaïves will host this year the Carnival 2019 on March 3, 4 and 5, 2019 around the theme “Ann chita pale pour Ayiti” The 15 musical groups that will produce the best carnival meringue will participate in the parade of the 3 fat days at the city of independence announced Jean Michel Lapin, Minister of Culture. Note that this is the second time that the city of Gonaïves hosts the National Carnival after that of 2014 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10613-haiti-social-national-carnival-in-gonaives-d-4.html
The country unable to feed itself without importing
Rice, black beans, corn and cooking oil are the most important food items for poor and middle-income households in Haiti. To date, all cooking oil is imported and imports of rice (cheaper than local rice) account for nearly 80% of national requirements. 50% of black beans and corn are also imported.
Santa Claus Gary Bodeau
On Friday, December 28, as part of the end of year festivities, the office of the Deputy of Delmas, Gary Bodeau, Speaker of the Lower House, offered gifts to thousands of children living in different neighborhoods of the town.
Closure of the US Embassy
Due to New Year’s Eve, the United States Embassy in Haiti will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st (Haiti’s New Year and Independence Day) and Wednesday, January 2nd (Family Day).