Saturday, April 18, 2015

Haiti: Protests For Water And Electricity Resume In North East

Haiti: Protests for water and electricity resume in North East

Protests in Ouanaminthe this week
Protests in Ouanaminthe this week
FORT LIBERTE, Haiti ( - The Northeast was calm on Wednesday following the death of a United Nations soldier on Tuesday. But the lull was short lived. Residents returned to the streets on Thursday and clashed with police and UN peacekeepers as they demanded potable water, electricity and lower cost of living.

Dominican trucker were also back in action after a 24-hour suspension of freight into Haiti but Fenatrado, the Dominican National Federation for Transportation has urged drivers not to enter through the northern border of Ouanaminth, Dajabon.

Thursday is also the day of an expected meeting between Dominican Foreign Affair Minister Andres Navarro and the United Nations Mission Chief in Haiti, Sandra Honoré. The two are supposed to discuss enhancing security for Dominican transporters in Haiti.

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