Excited by the arrival of 138 electrical energy poles to their city, residents of St. Raphael, a commune within the Northern Department, emptied the truck themselves as an alternative of ready for a crew to come back do it on Saturday.
“Wow,” tweeted Evenson Calixte on Sunday, a specialist in electrical power. “The residents didn’t wait for the crane to arrive this morning. They took the poles out by hand.”
The poles can be used to construct a community between the brand new energy station in St. Raphael and the outdated one. Source
Electoral council member dies at 56
Patrick Numa, a consultant of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), died at 56 on Sunday in his dwelling in Haiti.
Numa suffered a stroke in December. He went to Cuba to obtain medical therapy, then returned to Haiti Feb. 17.
There’s no phrase but about who will change him on the 9-member council charged with organizing Haiti’s elections this yr. Source
Soccer union president criticizes FIFA for selecting legal professional as chairman
Ernso Laurence, president of the Haitian Soccer Players Union (SFH), condemned FIFA for selecting an legal professional because the soccer federation’s chairman.
FIFA announced that it chosen Jacques Letang, president of the Federation of Haitian Bars, as chairman on Feb. 4. Letang signed a notice earlier this month asking President Jovenel Moïse to depart workplace, Laurence writes within the letter.
Laurence made the statements in a letter to Michaëlle Jean, the advisory panel’s chair.
“Doesn’t that make him a member of the opposition in Haiti? So, how will he combine politics and soccer, knowing that FIFA is against state interference in sports affairs,” Laurence writes. Source