Today, Haitians around the world are taking a pause to remember more than 200.000 people who died during a catastrophic earthquake eight years ago, in the midst of an international scandal, instigated by current American President, Donald Trump, after he referred to Haiti on the eve of the earthquake's 8th anniversary, as a "shithole country" during a meeting at the White House on immigration with lawmakers
Haiti's police Chief, Michel-Ange Gedeon is in the border city of Ouanaminthe today, to launch the recently created unit within the Haitian National Police (PNH) that will have the mission to combat child trafficking at this border town. The unit will comprise of 100 officers as well as a numbers of drones.
Jovenel Moïse urged the new agents to put their hands on the necks of outlaws regardless of their social level. "No one is above the law,"
For the Head of the Executive, $ 400 million of uncollected taxes on the border is a big deal. This money, he said, could help build 15,000 classrooms to educate the 10% of children not yet in school.