Recall that on July 22, 2015 the Government Martelly had issued a decree creating 5 new communes

Haiti News FLASH: A truck of food attacked, looted and burned

In the night from Wednesday to Thursday in Montrouis south of Saint Marc (Dept. Artibonite) unidentified individuals, attacked, looted and burned a food kit truck identified "Kore Pèp" who went to the North, bring the aid to the victims of the October 6th earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale.

Moreover Wednesday traffic was difficult on the RN1 at Montrouis where the population had taken the streets to claim the application of the presidential decree raising the commune of Montrouis to the rank of commune.

Recall that on July 22, 2015 the Government Martelly had issued a decree creating 5 new communes including the commune of Arcadins which had triggered at the time strong opposition reactions of the residents of Montrouis To appease the population, the Government Martelly had backed down in October 2015 and then Prime Minister Evans Paul had announced "The Government recalled the decree elevating Montrouis to a commune of Arcadins. As the inhabitants of Montrouis and Arcahaie wanted, the commune is now called the commune of Montrouis and not Arcadins.