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Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
30/03/2013 15:24:56

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
48 Haitian migrants detained in Puerto Rico
48 illegal Haitian migrants were arrested when they landed in the area of ​​El Pastillo Isabela, on the west coast of Puerto Rico. Local authorities reported that Border Patrol agents of United States have taken care of the migrants, with the intent to repatriate them in Haiti and all were in good health. This is the fourth interception of this type reported in recent days, in which a total of 100 irregular migrants were intercepted, indicated the American authorities in Puerto Rico.

New General at the head of the Minustah
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Edson Leal Pujol of Brazil as Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah). Lieutenant General Pujol succeeds Major General Fernando Rodriguez Goulart, also of Brazil, who completed his assignment on 27 March. The Secretary-General is grateful for Major General Rodriguez Goulart’s performance while serving in MINUSTAH, where his dedication, professionalism and leadership contributed greatly to United Nations stabilization efforts in Haiti. Bringing extensive experience to his new position, Lieutenant General Pujol joined the Brazilian Army in 1971. Graduating as a cavalry officer in 1977, he had a distinguished military career, holding a number of senior command and staff positions. As a major general, he commanded the 1st Armoured Cavalry Brigade from 2007 to 2009. In 2009, he was assigned command of the Brazilian Military Academy Agulhas Negras. Promoted to his present rank in 2011, he was appointed Chief of the Army Intelligence Centre, his most recent position. Lieutenant General Pujol graduated from the Brazilian Army Command and General Staff College and the Brazilian Army War College. Born in 1955, he is married and has two children.

Two new police station
Wednesday, as part of the project of reconstruction of the infrastructure of police, justice and violence prevention, the Canadian Embassy and the Haitian authorities have proceeded at the inauguration of the police station of Grand-Goâve and the delivery of the keys of the Sub-police station of Gressier.

HL/ HaitiLibre

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