On Tuesday, November 12, Dr. Jean Paul Bonet arrived at the Felician Haiti Mission. His eyes were filled with amazement as he saw the mission for the first time after it was dedicated a year ago. He is here working with Rotary International on a few projects. He also had the opportunity to meet with the Mother Angela Clinic Team. Here he is sharing with our Director, Dr. Yves Derisier, MD.
Me André Michel, Spokesperson of the radical opposition of the movement called “Democratic and Popular” who this week launched with other leaders of the opposition a call to the “déchoukaj” of President Moïse https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29090-haiti-news-zapping.html , rejected the latest call for inclusive and unconditional dialogue proposed by the US Embassy to resolve the Haitian political crisis https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29094-haiti-usa-trump-administration-encourages-dialogue-in-haiti-without-delay.html
“[…] the US Embassy and the rest of the international community must not continue to support the Head of State […] the opposition has already launched 7 days of national mobilization from Sunday 27 October to Saturday 2 November 2019 to force President Jovenel Moïse to step down.
We are maintaining our schedule and recall that the country will be totally closed during this period of intensive mobilization. We call on the international community to join the Haitian people in their fight for the satisfaction of their legitimate demands.”
André Michel said that it is time to get down to business and that from October 27 to November 2 [week 7 of demonstrations and blockages], the country will be transformed into a real battlefield ‘democratic’, all roads will be blocked… “it will be a decisive week”.
On their side the four senators of the radical opposition [Evalière Beauplan (PONT); Antonio Cheramy aka “Don Kato” (VERITE), Ricard Pierre (Piti Dessalin) and Nenel Cassy (Famni Lavalas), involved in the looting and violence in the Senate continue to demand the resignation of the Head of State and announce a hardening mobilization from 27 to 2 November, encouraging their activists, supporters and sympathizers to mobilize more.
Yahweh then said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying for help on account of their taskmasters. Yes, I am well aware of their sufferings.” Exodus 3:7
On September 30, we received a letter from our Bishops, stating their concerns for the country of Haiti and the need for peace and reconciliation; an end to the terrible violence that threatens the whole country; concern for the women and children; and a call to solidarity. They asked for the President to take a good look at the situation and have a dialogue with the people.
Each day, things seem to have escalated; and the violence has gotten worse. Another letter was sent on October 18 from the Conference of Religious in the country, inviting all Catholics to join in solidarity, especially in Port au Prince, to march for peace on Tuesday, October 22, the feast of St. John Paul II. As you can see from the videos and pictures, the march was peaceful as people of faith joined hands in prayer.
Please, we beg you all to join us in prayers for Haiti!
The people of Haiti love St. John Paul II. Today Catholics in Port au Prince are having a peaceful march. So we pray through the intercession of John Paul II to intercede for Haiti.