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Panic in Pétion-ville
Friday early in the afternoon, an anti-government demonstration sowed panic in Pétion-ville, the businesses that operated slowly closed their doors hurriedly, the street vendors and on the sidewalks left quickly, while under the throwing of stones and bottles the police tried to disperse very violent protesters. Several vehicles have been vandalized. The police were forced to fire in the air to disperse recalcitrant protesters…
Martissant : one dead and several wounded
Thursday, the body of a man without life was discovered at the beginning of the evening at the level of Martissant (southern entrance of Port-au-Prince). According to residents, gunmen allegedly opened fire on vehicles on the national road and clashed with police for long minutes. Several bullet wounds have been reported.
End of the franchises, a settlement of account according to Latortue
Senator Youri Latortue denounces the process used by the Executive to put an end to the customs deductibles https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29089-haiti-flash-cancellation-of-customs-exemptions.html he azssimilates this measure to a settlement of account…
The dysfunctional judicial power
Jean Wilner Morin, President of the National Association of Haitian Judges, expresses his concern about the deterioration of the rule of law because of the dysfunction of the judiciary. “Justice is absent, nonexistent” lamented the magistrate, noting that judges are unable to go to court because of widespread insecurity. “The rate of prolonged pretrial detention is exploding,”, he said, citing human rights violations of detainees.
49 people killed by bullets in 1 month
According to a non-exhaustive balance sheet of the Episcopal Commission Justice and Peace (CE-JILAP) from September 16 to October 23, 2019, at least 49 people were killed by bullets during the demonstrations, the majority in the area metropolitan