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December 16, 2017

Haiti

iciHaiti – France : Graduation of the 5th promotion of the School of Success

Source: Haiti Libre The Communal Administration of Port-au-Prince, together with the Commune of Agglomeration of La Rochelle (France) recently proceeded to the graduation ceremony of the 5th promotion of the School of Success… Link: iciHaiti – France : Graduation of the 5th promotion of the School of Success

Haiti – Economy : The CBD proposes a $100M program for Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre A new Country Strategy, approved by CDB’s Board of Directors yesterday Thursday, proposes a programme of assistance of USD100 million for the period 2017 to 2021 to help Haiti meet its development priorities…. Link: Haiti – Economy : The CBD proposes a 0M program for Haiti

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : The DGI blocked by trash and fecal matter

Source: Haiti Libre The DGI of Petit-Goâve, located at Street La Justice, was victim in the night of Sunday to Monday, of an act of vandalism. Unidentified individuals dumped a pile of all kinds of trash mixed with fecal matter… Link: Haiti – Petit-Goâve : The DGI blocked by trash and fecal matter

Haiti – Politic : Hundreds of kilometers of roads across the country !

Source: Haiti Libre On the occasion of its weekly conference, the Ministry of Communication received Monday the Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communications, the Engineer Fritz Caillot, presented… Link: Haiti – Politic : Hundreds of kilometers of roads across the country !

Haiti – Security : Results of the 2017 Hurricane Season, Haiti lucky

Source: Haiti Libre Following the end of the hurricane season, PROMODEV underlines in its report of the season that the North Atlantic basin, particularly the Caribbean region, experienced a very active season that has generated powerful destructive hurricanes… Link: Haiti – Security : Results of the 2017 Hurricane Season, Haiti lucky

Haiti – Politic : Saturation of the FM band, the CONATEL takes measures

Source: Haiti Libre Due to the saturation of the frequency band allocated to the FM broadcasting and the harmful radio interference interfering in particular the aeronautical communications, the following measures are adopted… Link: Haiti – Politic : Saturation of the FM band, the CONATEL takes measures

Haiti – France : Jovenel Moses visited OIEau

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday Tuesday the President of the Republic ion tour in Europe, in France had the pleasure, to visit the International Office for Water (OIEau) in Paris… Link: Haiti – France : Jovenel Moses visited OIEau

iciHaiti – DR : Union of political parties for the control of migration

Source: Haiti Libre Concerned by the crisis in Haiti and its migratory impact on the Dominican Republic, several parties and Dominican political organizations (nationalists and conservatives), have joined forces to create the tricolor Movement… Link: iciHaiti – DR : Union of political parties for the control of migration

Haiti – Economy : Jovenel Moïse met the MEDEF

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday Monday in Paris, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by a large delegation of Haitian entrepreneurs, had a working meeting with… Link: Haiti – Economy : Jovenel Moïse met the MEDEF

iciHaiti – FIFA : List of Haitian Referees and Assistants 2018

Source: Haiti Libre Recall that following the meeting of the National Commission of Referees (CONA) held with the Haitian referees and assistant referees who will join the FIFA 2018 list, 8 men and 6 women are involved in this promotion… Link: iciHaiti – FIFA : List of Haitian Referees and Assistants 2018

iciHaiti – Sport : Haiti Polo team of remains a serious competitor

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday 9 in afternoon, in Perth, Australia, the Haiti Polo Team faced in the semi final of the « Polo World Series » the « Perth National Team Polo » in a match breathtaking… Link: iciHaiti – Sport : Haiti Polo team of remains a serious competitor

Haiti – Cap-Haitien : Donation of $64M for municipal development

Source: Haiti Libre Friday at the Cap-Haïtien Town Hall, Fednel Monchery, the Director General of the Ministry of the Interior proceeded jointly with Pierre Bonneau and Jonas Parby, Representatives of the World Bank, to the launch of the project « Municipal Development… Link: Haiti – Cap-Haitien : Donation of M for municipal development

Haiti – Justice : «The Haitian state violates the rights of its citizens»

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, as part of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Haitian Observatory of Human Rights lamented the failure by the Haitian state to its commitments… Link: Haiti – Justice : «The Haitian state violates the rights of its citizens»

Haiti – FLASH : Manno Charlemagne passed away

Source: Haiti Libre Manno Charlemagne, born in 1948 in Carrefour, who had lung cancer and has struggled for years, died this Sunday, December 10, 2017… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Manno Charlemagne passed away

Haiti – Justice : Jacmel, a slap that continues to make noise !

Source: Haiti Libre The case of the alternate Justice of the peace of the Court Jacmel Elie Armand, who slapped the Mayor of Jacmel, Marky Kessa Saturday, December 2 continues to make noise… Link: Haiti – Justice : Jacmel, a slap that continues to make noise !

iciHaiti – Football : Training of elite coaches

Source: Haiti Libre Wilner Étienne, National Technical Director of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) informs that an Elite Coaching Training will be held from 11 to 15 December… Link: iciHaiti – Football : Training of elite coaches

Haiti – Environment : The Minister Pierre Simon Georges in Kenya

Source: Haiti Libre At the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly held in Nairobi, Kenya, ierre Simon Georges, the Minister of the Environment represented Haiti alongside delegates and ministers of the environment around the world, come to discuss the best solutions to… Link: Haiti – Environment : The Minister Pierre Simon Georges in Kenya

iciHaiti – Permanent Bac : Preparations for December exams

Source: Haiti Libre Meniol Jeune, the Director General of the Ministry of National Education and the State Examination Commission followed up with the main stakeholders concerned… Link: iciHaiti – Permanent Bac : Preparations for December exams

Haiti – Social : Launch of the Project «Pwoteje'm se dwa'm»

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, the European Union and Association of Volunteers in the International Service launched the project « Pwoteje’m se dwa’m » that aims to defend the rights of children who are victims of exploitation, discrimination, trafficking and abandonment… Link: Haiti – Social : Launch of the Project «Pwoteje’m se dwa’m»

Haiti – Politic : Official Announcement of the 5th General Census

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Royal Oasis Hotel, the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information under the patronage of the Primature has officially announced the 5th General Census of Population and the Habitat, planned to begin in… Link: Haiti – Politic : Official Announcement of the 5th General Census

iciHaiti – Fontamara : Start of the construction of the Street Maxime

Source: Haiti Libre The town hall of Port-au-Prince informs that the construction works of the Maxime street (Fontamara), a major road for motorists that must connect Fontamara 27 to Fontamara 43 began… Link: iciHaiti – Fontamara : Start of the construction of the Street Maxime

Haiti – Sports : World Championship in Italy, 11 medals for our Karatekas

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, Régine Lamur, the Minister of Youth and Sports, welcomed with honor the delegation of the National Federation of Karate that made the pride of Haiti winning 11 medals at the 2nd Kyokushinkai Unified World Championship… Link: Haiti – Sports : World Championship in Italy, 11 medals for our Karatekas

Haiti – FLASH : More than 10,000 Haitians expelled from DR (November)

Source: Haiti Libre The authorities of Dominican migration continue at a sustained pace, the repatriation operations of Haitians in irregular migratory situation. The Directorate General of Migration reports that in November, 10,696 foreigners… Link: Haiti – FLASH : More than 10,000 Haitians expelled from DR (November)

Haiti – Social : New recommendations to improve food security

Source: Haiti Libre Following the series of technical workshops conducted in recent months in several departments, on the functioning and governance of the Food and Nutrition Security (SAN) sector in Haiti, representatives of various institutions working in the sector have… Link: Haiti – Social : New recommendations to improve food security

Haiti – Economy : The BRH announces several monetary decisions

Source: Haiti Libre Jean Baden Dubois the Governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) informs us that during the last session of Monetary Policy of the BRH, several decisions were taken following the analysis of some key indicators… Link: Haiti – Economy : The BRH announces several monetary decisions

iciHaiti – Politic : 7th Inter-Caribbean Security Dialogue

Source: Haiti Libre Léon Ronsard Saint-Cyr, Secretary of State for Public Security at the head of a delegation, participated in the Dominican Republic at the 7th Inter-Caribbean Summit… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : 7th Inter-Caribbean Security Dialogue

Haiti – FLASH USA : Call for applications for SUSI 2018

Source: Haiti Libre The Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Haiti is calling for applications for the 2018 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI)… Link: Haiti – FLASH USA : Call for applications for SUSI 2018

iciHaiti – France : Municipal cooperation, about twenty active partnerships

Source: Haiti Libre Jean-Yves Le Drian, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, recalled that the cooperation between French and Haitian local authorities started at the beginning of the 1990s and developed considerably after… Link: iciHaiti – France : Municipal cooperation, about twenty active partnerships

iciHaiti – Tourism : For a tourism accessible to all

Source: Haiti Libre In a note, Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos, the Minister of Tourism, reminds and invites public and private operators to make every effort to promote the conditions of access for persons with disabilities to tourist establishments and services… Link: iciHaiti – Tourism : For a tourism accessible to all

Haiti – Politic : The Minister of Youth heads for the South

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, Régine Lamur, the Minister of Youth and Sports, determined to deconcentrate the services of the Ministry, set sail for the South to meet the members of the Departmental Direction and discuss in particular the revival of departmental structures… Link: Haiti – Politic : The Minister of Youth heads for

Haiti – Justice : The investigation continues !

Source: Haiti Libre In the context of the Mondays of the press, Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, the Minister of the Interior mentioned the investigation on false checks issued on the account of the Ministry and talked about some of the measures taken for the safety of citizens… Link: Haiti – Justice : The investigation

Haiti – Politic : Important Draft Legislation Governing the CSA/CA

Source: Haiti Libre This Monday at the Marriott Hotel will be held an exchange workshop on the draft law governing the operation of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation (CSC/CA)… Link: Haiti – Politic : Important Draft Legislation Governing the CSA/CA

Haiti – Economy : Comparison of Price at the pump Haiti versus DR

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Economy and Finance informs that for the period from 18 to 24 November 2017 the Fuel Prices are always cheaper in Haiti than in the neighboring Republic… Link: Haiti – Economy : Comparison of Price at the pump Haiti versus DR

Haiti – Religion : The new «Our Father» comes into effect this Sunday

Source: Haiti Libre The Catholic Bishops of Haiti, gathered in Ordinary Plenary decided the application of new standards including the entry into force of new Our Father this weekend as is the case on a global scale… Link: Haiti – Religion : The new «Our Father» comes into effect this Sunday

iciHaiti – DR : Cigarette smuggling and illegal Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre Friday night members of the 10th Infantry Battalion of the Dominican Army arrested at the checkpoint of Cañongo in the municipality of Dajabón, a van truck illegally transporting… Link: iciHaiti – DR : Cigarette smuggling and illegal Haitians

Haiti – REMINDER : Photo contest on the inclusion of people with disabilities

Source: Haiti Libre The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) has launched the EDDW17 Photo Contest. The goal of this contest is to change attitudes towards people with disabilities. The photos submitted… Link: Haiti – REMINDER : Photo contest on the inclusion of people with disabilities

Haiti – Environment : Development of the beekeeping industry in the South

Source: Haiti Libre With the support of UN Environment-Haiti, the Artisanal Fisheries and Integrated Development Organization (PADI) is developing the beekeeping sector in the South, more specifically in the immediate environment of the mangrove ecosystem of St Jean Sud… Link: Haiti – Environment : Development of the beekeeping industry in the South

iciHaiti – Jacmel : Towards the holding of the 8th Charismatic Congress

Source: Haiti Libre Preparations for the organization of the 8th Charismatic Congress of the Immaculate Conception Parish of Orangers, commune of Jacmel are actively pursuing. A series of activities is planned… Link: iciHaiti – Jacmel : Towards the holding of the 8th Charismatic Congress

Haiti – Politic : The First Lady in Cannes, France

Source: Haiti Libre The First Lady of Haiti, Martine Moïse, participated for 3 days in Cannes (France) at the Trustech conference on new technologies… Link: Haiti – Politic : The First Lady in Cannes, France

Haiti – Justice : 3rd Argument Contest, registrations open

Source: Haiti Libre The Office of Human Rights in Haiti, launches the 3rd Edition 2017/2018 of the Argument Contest on human rights, open to graduating students in Law… Link: Haiti – Justice : 3rd Argument Contest, registrations open

Haiti – Justice : Towards the strengthening of the juvenile justice system

Source: Haiti Libre The Terre des Hommes Foundation, in partnership with state and non-state institutions involved in child protection, has officially launched in Les Cayes the project « Strengthening the juvenile justice system for the promotion and protection of the… Link: Haiti – Justice : Towards the strengthening of the juvenile justice system

Haiti – Agriculture : Nearly 65 million gourdes for 11 agricultural projects

Source: Haiti Libre Financing agreements for 11 agricultural projects, stemming from the first call for proposals from the Agricultural Extension Services Fund, will be signed this Thursday, with the participation of the agricultural authorities, representatives of the.. Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Nearly 65 million gourdes for 11 agricultural projects

iciHaiti – Invitation : Grand Concert of Solidarity at Champs de Mars

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, December 2, will be held a large concert of advocacy and solidarity against AIDS, organized by Aids Healthcare Foundation with the support of the town hall of Port-au-Prince. Tabou Combo, Nu-Look, Kreyol La, Barikad Crew… Link: iciHaiti – Invitation : Grand Concert of Solidarity at Champs de Mars

Haiti – NOTICE : Arrival of Japanese rice

Source: Haiti Libre The Monetary Office of Development Assistance Programs advises the general public and food retailers (importers and wholesalers) in particular… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Arrival of Japanese rice

Haiti – NOTICE : Sale of 720,000 bags of 25 kg of Vietnamese rice

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the Price Stabilization Program, the Office for Monetization of Development Assistance Programs (BMPAD) informs the general public and traders in particular as of Tuesday, November 28, 2017… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Sale of 720,000 bags of 25 kg of Vietnamese rice

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Act of vandalism at EFACAP

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday, unidentified individuals punctured the tires of Milien William’s vehicle, the Director of the Fundamental School of Application and Pedagogical Support Center (EFACAP) of Petit-Goâve… Link: Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Act of vandalism at EFACAP

iciHaiti – Politic : Training of MHAVE staff in the migratory phenomenon

Source: Haiti Libre Friday at the Ministry of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE) the migration issue was the focus of discussions during a training session organized by officials of the International Organization for Migration… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Training of MHAVE staff in the migratory phenomenon

Haiti – Politic : Ministry of Health Assessment and prospects

Source: Haiti Libre In the context of the Monday of the ress Marie Greta Roy Clément, the Minister of Public Health and Population gave an update on the Ministry, current activities and prospects… Link: Haiti – Politic : Ministry of Health Assessment and prospects

Haiti – FLASH : Plastic waste, a source of income for the poor

Source: Haiti Libre Henkel is teaming up with the Plastic Bank, a social enterprise which aims to stop ocean plastic and provide opportunities for people in poverty. New plastic collection centers are now being built in Haiti… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Plastic waste, a source of income for the poor

iciHaiti – Politic : Prelude to the holding of the Sectoral General States

Source: Haiti Libre In the framework of the preliminaries of the Sectoral General States, President Moïse multiplies information meetings with key sectors of society before the launch of the Sectoral General States… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Prelude to the holding of the Sectoral General States

Haiti – Health : Towards a strengthening of the response in reproductive health

Source: Haiti Libre Thirty humanitarian actors intervening in the health departments of North and North-East participates in Cap-Haitien, until 27 November to a training on the Minimum Emergency Device (DMU) in Sexual and Reproductive Health… O Link: Haiti – Health : Towards a strengthening of the response in reproductive health

Haiti – Social : List of the 10 winning projects of the 2017-2018 PISCCA Fund

Source: Haiti Libre L’Ambassador Elisabeth Beton Delègue and Ambassador Vincent Degert of the European Union participated in the opening of a training seminar for the 10 Haitian civil society organizations (CSOs) winners of the fund… Link: Haiti – Social : List of the 10 winning projects of the 2017-2018 PISCCA Fund

iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Towards the realization of the Christmas Market…

Source: Haiti Libre David Toussaint, the North Departmental Director of the Ministry of Culture, met with the Management Organization of the Destination North of Haiti on a partnership for the realization of the project « Christmas Market of Cap-Haitien… Link: iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Towards the realization of the Christmas Market…

Haiti – FLASH : Towards a match Gala Haiti-Brazil in January 2018 !

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Football Federation informs us that the Haiti-Brazil football match that we talked about a few weeks ago, could finally take place early next year in Maceio, Brazil… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Towards a match Gala Haiti-Brazil in January 2018 !

Haiti – Economy : 3 companies run by Haitian, laureates of the Clinton Foundation

Source: Haiti Libre The Clinton Foundation and the J/P Haitian Relief Organization organized in New York an investment pitch competition featuring Haitian entrepreneurs. Six women presented their companies competing for a bonus of $100,000… Link: Haiti – Economy : 3 companies run by Haitian, laureates of the Clinton Foundation

Haiti – FLASH : Avalanche of taxes to Port-de-Paix

Source: Haiti Libre The Port-de-Paix City Council published in the official newspaper « Le Cappoisien » of the commune of Port-de-Paix in November 2017, a Municipal By-law regulating inter alia taxation in the transport sector and the installation of two toll booths… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Avalanche of taxes to Port-de-Paix

Haiti – OAS : Meeting on scholarships of Brazil and Mexico

Source: Haiti Libre The Scholarship Program, a co-operation between the Organization of American States, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education of Brazil and Mexico and the academic institutions of these two countries… Link: Haiti – OAS : Meeting on scholarships of Brazil and Mexico

aiti – TPS FLASH : Canada prepares to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers

Source: Haiti Libre Following the decision of the Trump administration to terminate the designation of Temporary Protection Status for Haiti, Canada is preparing to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers fleeing the United States… Link: aiti – TPS FLASH : Canada prepares to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers

Haiti – TPS FLASH : Canada prepares to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers

Source: Haiti Libre Following the decision of the Trump administration to terminate the designation of Temporary Protection Status for Haiti, Canada is preparing to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers fleeing the United States… Link: Haiti – TPS FLASH : Canada prepares to welcome a new wave of asylum seekers

Haiti – DR : Seizure of 141 passports

Source: Haiti Libre The DGM informed of the seizure of 162 falsified cards and 364 copies of the National Plan for the Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE), as well as 141 foreign passports (mainly Haitian)… Link: Haiti – DR : Seizure of 141 passports

Haiti – Tourism : The future of tourism in the North

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday at the Hostellerie du Roi Christophe the tourism operators of the North department responded to the invitation of the Ministry of Tourism for a morning of exchanges on the future of tourism in the region… Link: Haiti – Tourism : The future of tourism in the North

iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Vertières Cultural Festival

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday in Cap-Haïtien, the Ministry of Culture through its North Departmental Directorate organized the « Vertières Cultural Festival »… Link: iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Vertières Cultural Festival

iciHaiti – Culture : First Cultural Festival of Haiti in Mexicali

Source: Haiti Libre Haitians living in Mexicali, the Mexican capital of the State of Baja California, organized a cultural festival to introduce cachanillas to a part of the folklore, gastronomy, art and culture of Haiti… Link: iciHaiti – Culture : First Cultural Festival of Haiti in Mexicali

Haiti – Social : Death of «Boulo Valcourt» messages of sympathy multiply

Source: Haiti Libre President Jovenel Moïse – The Minister of Culture Limond Toussaint – Former President Michel Martelly – The Mayor of Port-au-Prince Ralph Youri Chevry – The Consul of Haiti in Chicago Lesly Condé – The Lorquet Foundation… Link: Haiti – Social : Death of «Boulo Valcourt» messages of sympathy multiply

Haiti – Justice : Seminar on the fight against corruption in Artibonite

Source: Haiti Libre The director general of the ULCC, Major David Basile has proceeded to the opening of the second exit of training seminars and information on the fight against corruption, in favor this time of mayors of Artibonite… Link: Haiti – Justice : Seminar on the fight against corruption in Artibonite

Haiti – Politic : Revision of the Humanitarian Response Plan 2017-2018

Source: Haiti Libre Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation conducted a workshop to review the Humanitarian Response Plan in Haiti 2017-2018 in order to harmonize the strategic orientations… Link: Haiti – Politic : Revision of the Humanitarian Response Plan 2017-2018

iciHaiti – Politic : Training workshop of the executives of the sectoral ministries

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Planning conducted a training workshop on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This activity brought together coordinators and executives of sectoral ministries as well as representatives of other… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Training workshop of the executives of the sectoral ministries

Haiti – COP23 : Statement by the Minister of the Environment

Source: Haiti Libre During his speech at the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Pierre Simon Georges, Minister of the Environment, presented Haiti’s position in the fight against climate change… Link: Haiti – COP23 : Statement by the Minister of the Environment

iciHaiti – NOTICE : Hazard games sector, renewal of authorization

Source: Haiti Libre Marie Margareth Fortuné, Director General of the State Lottery Haitlen (LEH) reminds the Tenanciers of Borlette and all those operating in the sector of games of chance (Casinos, wagering, online games etc… Link: iciHaiti – NOTICE : Hazard games sector, renewal of authorization

iciHaiti – Event : Grand Christmas Market at Ritz Kinam II

Source: Haiti Libre To kick off the holiday season, the VAO Event Management team, in collaboration with Tasha Promo, is launching the first edition of the Grand Christmas Market which will be held at… Link: iciHaiti – Event : Grand Christmas Market at Ritz Kinam II

Haiti – Environment : Installation of a Responsible for Biodiversity

Source: Haiti Libre Joseph Ronald Toussaint the Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of the Environment (MOE) proceeded the week to the installation of Mr. Michelet Louis, head of the Directorate of Biodiversity… Link: Haiti – Environment : Installation of a Responsible for Biodiversity

Haiti – FLASH Army : Jovenel Moïse establishes an Interim Command

Source: Haiti Libre By presidential decree published in the Le Moniteur Special No. 39 dated Thursday, November 16, 2017, Jovenel Moïse establishes an interim command for the Armed Forces of Haiti… Link: Haiti – FLASH Army : Jovenel Moïse establishes an Interim Command

iciHaiti – Economy : Meeting in anticipation of the arrival of the IMF

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, in anticipation of the visit of a delegation of the IMF cheduled for the second half of November 2017, some Ministers met various institutions operating in the energy sector… Link: iciHaiti – Economy : Meeting in anticipation of the arrival of the IMF

Haiti – OFATMA : 3,837 health insurance cards distributed to the PNH

Source: Haiti Libre The Director General of the OFATMA, proceeded, at the National Police Academy (ANP) located at Frères, to the distribution of several thousand insurance cards to the various units of the PNH… Link: Haiti – OFATMA : 3,837 health insurance cards distributed to the PNH

iciHaiti – Mexico : Ratification of APPRI

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday, the Mexican Senate was ratified the first economic and trade instrument between Haiti and Mexico, the Agreement for Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments (APPRI) signed between Haiti and Mexico… Link: iciHaiti – Mexico : Ratification of APPRI

Haiti – PNRE : False cards, more than a hundred Haitians will be expelled

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate General of Migration (DGM) of the Dominican Republic has seized more than a hundred counterfeit cards of the National Plan for the Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE), mainly cards belonging to Haitian citizens… Link: Haiti – PNRE : False cards, more than a hundred Haitians will be expelled

Haiti – Security : 2 UDMO agents fall under the bullets

Source: Haiti Libre Early Monday morning, two agents of the Departmental Unit of Law Enforcement (UDMO) lost their lives during a police operation… Link: Haiti – Security : 2 UDMO agents fall under the bullets

iciHaiti – Culture : Latest series of training workshops «Plateau Jeunes Talents»

Source: Haiti Libre « Ayiti Mizik », the Haitian Association of Music Professionals and the Belgian association “Talia asbl” announce the holding of the third and final series of training workshops planned as part of the project Plateau Jeunes Talents… Link: iciHaiti – Culture : Latest series of training workshops «Plateau Jeunes Talents»

Haiti – Diaspora : Battle of Vertières activities in Chicago

Source: Haiti Libre Lesly Condé, the Consul General of the Republic of Haiti in Chicago, reminds the entire community that Saturday, November 18, 2017, brings back the 214th anniversary of the Battle of Vertières, the one that did honor… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Battle of Vertières activities in Chicago

iciHaiti – Internet : HaitiData the first atlas of natural risks

Source: Haiti Libre More than a year after the passage of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, the Ministry of the Interior, the CIAT and the World Bank have made public the first atlas of natural risks… Link: iciHaiti – Internet : HaitiData the first atlas of natural risks

Haiti – Sports : Haiti defeated the United Arab Emirates

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday Friday morning was played the friendly match opposing the United Arab Emirates (UAU) selection to that of Haiti, at Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium, in Al Ain… Link: Haiti – Sports : Haiti defeated the United Arab Emirates

Haiti – Economy : Towards harmonization of trade standards in the CARICOM market

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the reflections from the 31st meeting of the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality Management Technical Committee, Daniel Denis, the Director General of the Ministry of Trade and Industry recalled the importance… Link: Haiti – Economy : Towards harmonization of trade standards in the CARICOM market

Haiti – Health : Relaunch of the Public Hygiene Service

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) in the presence of Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, yesterday Thursday relaunched the Public Health Service at the national level, at the BRH Convention Center… Link: Haiti – Health : Relaunch of the Public Hygiene Service

iciHaiti – Education : Distance Education for Teachers

Source: Haiti Libre Maguy Durce the Director General of the National Institute of Vocational Training who represented the Minister of National Education at the assizes of the Francophone Initiative for Distance Education of Teachers recently held in Dakar… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Distance Education for Teachers

Haiti – Politic : Recruitment of 12,000 civil servants over 5 years

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, Josué Pierre-Louis the General Coordinator of the Office of Human Resources Management (OMRH), took stock at a press conference on the reform of the public administration… Link: Haiti – Politic : Recruitment of 12,000 civil servants over 5 years

Haiti – Politic : 2 new ambassadors accredited in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday Wednesday at the National Palace, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, received the credentials of two new ambassadors accredited to Haiti… Link: Haiti – Politic : 2 new ambassadors accredited in Haiti

iciHaiti – Tokyo : Haiti in competition for Miss Internationale

Source: Haiti Libre Miss Haiti Organization informs the general public that Caroline Minerve Sanchelle Begein, Miss Haiti 2017’s first runner-up, left the country last month for Japan to represent Haiti at the 57th Edition of the contest Miss International… Link: iciHaiti – Tokyo : Haiti in competition for Miss Internationale

Haiti – AIDS : AHF concerned about the decline and use of funding

Source: Haiti Libre 150 national and international experts are taking part in an international forum in Haiti from 6 to 9 November to stimulate dialogue on the main requirements to end AIDS in the region… Link: Haiti – AIDS : AHF concerned about the decline and use of funding

iciHaiti – Politic : 2nd meeting of President Moïse with voodooists

Source: Haiti Libre Monday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, after his meeting on October 25 with representatives of the voodoo sector, met again with a new delegation from the Voodoo sector… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : 2nd meeting of President Moïse with voodooists

Haiti – Politic : New Director General in charge of the ONI

Source: Haiti Libre Monday Jean Claudy Pierre, the Director General of the Ministry of Justice proceeded to the installation of Jude Jacques Elibert, appointed by Presidential Order on October 31, 2017, as new Director General of the National Office of Identification… Link: Haiti – Politic : New Director General in charge of the

Haiti – FLASH : DR strengthens and motorized troops at the border

Source: Haiti Libre After reinforcements sent in July then last october, the Dominican army has again announced the sending of additional reinforcement, which will bring to 6,000 the number of soldiers charged with the surveillance of the border between the… Link: Haiti – FLASH : DR strengthens and motorized troops at the border

iciHaiti – Canada : Launch of a important Mother-Child Health Project in the North

Source: Haiti Libre This Weekend in Cap-Haitien, Quartier-Morin, Limonade and Grande-Rivière du Nord, the International Health Unit of the University of Montreal, the Center for Studies and International Cooperation, together with the Ministry of Public Health… Link: iciHaiti – Canada : Launch of a important Mother-Child Health Project in the North

Haiti – Technology : Natcom will deploy to MTPTC an office software

Source: Haiti Libre The Vietnam Army Telecommunications Group (Viettel) through its subsidiary Natcom in Haiti, will deploy its electronic document management system (N-Office) within the Ministry of Public Works… Link: Haiti – Technology : Natcom will deploy to MTPTC an office software

iciHaiti – Education : Implementing the 2017-2018 Budget

Source: Haiti Libre The General Directorate of the Minister of National Education held a working meeting with the heads of the technical directorates around the implementation of the 2017-2018 budget… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Implementing the 2017-2018 Budget

Haiti – DR : PAHO awards a prize to a binational project against malaria

Source: Haiti Libre The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has awarded prizes to projects in Brazil, Haiti and the Dominican Republic for their efforts at the local level to stop the transmission of malaria… Link: Haiti – DR : PAHO awards a prize to a binational project against malaria

Haiti – Health : Mobile clinics in Cité Soleil and Gonaïves

Source: Haiti Libre The Healthcare Foundation AIDS (AHF) and the Health through Walls (HtW) supported by Digicel, organized a Mobile Clinic in Cité Soleil and Friday, November 3 in Gonaïves… Link: Haiti – Health : Mobile clinics in Cité Soleil and Gonaïves

iciHaiti – Religion : Closing of the National Congress of the Laity

Source: Haiti Libre The National Congress of the laity which ended Friday gathered in Port-au-Prince, for 4 days 180 committed laity coming from all dioceses in the country and some lay people from the Caribbean region… Link: iciHaiti – Religion : Closing of the National Congress of the Laity

iciHaiti – Nippes : The Fridays of the environment

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday, as part of the 5th edition of « Fridays of the environment » Dieumaître Maurice, the Departmental Director of the Nippes of the Ministry of Environment, presented all the activities carried out by the MDE in profit of the population of Nippes… Link: iciHaiti – Nippes : The Fridays

Haiti – Politics : $55M from IDB for agriculture and agroforestry

Source: Haiti Libre After announcing this week a first donation of US $ 8 million in support of the census, then another 65 million to improve drinking water and sanitation services, the IDB approved a third grant of $55 million… Link: Haiti – Politics : M from IDB for agriculture and agroforestry

Haiti – NOTICE : Sunday change of time

Source: Haiti Libre The General Secretariat of the Presidency reminds agents of the public and private sectors in particular and the public in general… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Sunday change of time

Haiti – DR : Northern tourism operators want to establish a binational alliance

Source: Haiti Libre On the initiative of the Dominican-Haitian Chamber of Commerce, tourist operators and tour operators from Cap Haitien and Puerto Plata met in Puerto-Plata with the aim of establishing an alliance that would promote… Link: Haiti – DR : Northern tourism operators want to establish a binational alliance

iciHaiti – Energy : Solar training for CEAC technicians

Source: Haiti Libre A specialist from the Solar Electric Ligth Fund (SELF), organized a training session for technicians and other staff of the Electric Cooperative of the Arrondissement of Coteaux… Link: iciHaiti – Energy : Solar training for CEAC technicians

Haiti – Politic : More than $30M for the next census

Source: Haiti Libre Haiti’s Statistics and Informatics Institute (IHSI) will receive the technical and financial resources needed to conduct the country’s 5th general population and housing census through the support of an $8 million grant from the IDB… Link: Haiti – Politic : More than M for the next census

Haiti – NOTICE : Registration open for scholarships UGRAD program

Source: Haiti Libre Registrations for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) administered by World Learning on behalf of the Office of the US State Department of Educational and Cultural Affairs are open… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Registration open for scholarships UGRAD program

iciHaiti – Politic : Towards Gender Equality at PAP City Hall

Source: Haiti Libre « Gender Equality » was the theme of the training given to the hotel Le Plaza, by the Haiti-Canada Municipal Cooperation Program, to the employees of the Port-au-Prince Town Hall. Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Towards Gender Equality at PAP City Hall

Haiti – FLASH : Nov. 1st – 2nd, no working days

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Communication informs that on the occasion of the Day of the Dead and All Saints, administrative offices, schools, commerce and industry… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Nov. 1st – 2nd, no working days

iciHaiti – Literature : Book Day in Plaine du Cul-de-sac

Source: Haiti Libre The committee of the Youth Flambeau of Hope (JEFE) of the Christian Evangelical Church of Lizon will organize on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, a book day on the theme « The human being and the book, an endless communion ». This book fair… Link: iciHaiti – Literature : Book Day

Haiti – FLASH : Senator Kedlaire Augustin assaulted and threatened

Source: Haiti Libre In a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Youri Latortue, the office of Senator of Northwest, Kedlaire Augustine (PHTK) informs that « last Friday, October 27, a group of individuals claiming anti-tèt kale, headed by journalist… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Senator Kedlaire Augustin assaulted and threatened

Haiti – Education : Launch of the Text Contest on the Battle of Vertières

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, as part of the activities planned during the year to promote citizenship education, Maxime Mésilas, the Director of Secondary Education of the Ministry of Education, launched the Text Contest… Link: Haiti – Education : Launch of the Text Contest on the Battle of Vertières

iciHaiti – Les Cayes : Field visit of the Head of State

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, President Jovenel Moïse visited the city of Les Cayes to follow up the construction of the stretch of road linking Carrefour Méridien to Dubreuil… Link: iciHaiti – Les Cayes : Field visit of the Head of State

iciHaiti – Humanitarian : 48th meeting of Haiti Action Network

Source: Haiti Libre This week at the Marriott Hotel, Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, was the guest of honor at the 48th meeting of the Haiti Action Network… Link: iciHaiti – Humanitarian : 48th meeting of Haiti Action Network

iciHaiti – Football : Important meeting between Minister Lamur and Club in the North

Source: Haiti Libre Régine Lamur, the Minister of Youth, Sports met with the engineer Robert Dugué representatives of the Football Inter Club Association, Jacques Edmond of the Capoise Sportive Association and Marc Donald Bailey of Real Hope Academy… Link: iciHaiti – Football : Important meeting between Minister Lamur and Club in the North

Haiti – Politic : Towards a transformation of border communities

Source: Haiti Libre Following the intersectoral workshop of reflections on the problematic of the border band last August 11th, Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning met the elected officials of border communes on the development strategy… Link: Haiti – Politic : Towards a transformation of border communities

Haiti – FLASH : Jacques Joachim elected to the World Volleyball Hall of Fame

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Volleyball Federation informs that engineer Jacques Joachim, former President of the Federation was unanimously elected to the World Volleyball Hall of Fame , a high distinction awarded… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Jacques Joachim elected to the World Volleyball Hall of Fame

Haiti – Politic : Important meeting on water and sanitation

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse invited national and international partners involved in water and sanitation management to an important working session… Link: Haiti – Politic : Important meeting on water and sanitation

Haiti – Politic : The Loterie denies, its Director convened by justice

Source: Haiti Libre In a note Marie Margareth Fortuné, the General Director of the Lottery of the Haitian State (LEH) brings « a formal denial to information circulating on social networks and in the press who want to make believe… Link: Haiti – Politic : The Loterie denies, its Director convened by justice

iciHaiti – Politic : State Media Council visits TNH

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday as part of their mission, the members of the National Coordinating Council of State Media and Public Service, conducted a visit to National Television of Haiti… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : State Media Council visits TNH

iciHaiti – NOTICE : Food kits resold

Source: Haiti Libre The Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) informs the public that the food kits distributed under the « Kore Pep » program are not intended for resale… Link: iciHaiti – NOTICE : Food kits resold

Haiti – DR : Towards a Border Resident Card to facilitate bilateral trade ?

Source: Haiti Libre Florinda Rojas, Director of the National Institute of Migration (INM) of the Dominican Republic encourages the Directorate General of Migration (DGM) to create a border resident card… Link: Haiti – DR : Towards a Border Resident Card to facilitate bilateral trade ?

iciHaiti – Japan : Official handing of 6 classrooms…

Source: Haiti Libre The official ceremony of delivery of the project « Construction and Equipment of the Institution Mixte Communautaire Jean Jacques Dessalines » was held at the communal section of Villard in the presence of Yoshiaki Hatta, Ambassador of Japan accredited… Link: iciHaiti – Japan : Official handing of 6 classrooms…

Haiti – FLASH : Network of counterfeiters within the Ministry of the Interior

Source: Haiti Libre Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the Minister of the Economy and Finance has alerted Max Rudolph Saint Albin, the Minister of the Interior that his Ministry was the victim of organized fraud involving several million gourdes… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Network of counterfeiters within the Ministry of the Interior

Haiti – Politic : President Moïse encourages Haitian craftsmen

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife Martine participated in the second day of the 11th Edition of the great Fair « Artisanat en fête », at the Historical sugar cane park… Link: Haiti – Politic : President Moïse encourages Haitian craftsmen

Haiti – Environment : Haiti Youth Conference on Climate Change

Source: Haiti Libre Friday ended the Haiti Youth Conference on Climate Change (COY13-Haiti). This conference was a rich forum for exchanging knowledge and experiences among young people on the climate, which will feed… Link: Haiti – Environment : Haiti Youth Conference on Climate Change

Haiti – Economy : «Haiti Open Data» a small revolution in the country

Source: Haiti Libre sTessa Jacques, the Director General of the Center for Investment Facilitation (CFI), in the presence of President Jovenel Moïse officially launched the « Haiti Open Data » a unique and powerful bilingual tool… Link: Haiti – Economy : «Haiti Open Data» a small revolution in the country

Haiti – FLASH : US and IOM Support Border Police Unit

Source: Haiti Libre A motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle handover ceremony was held this week at the Police Academy in the presence among others of Haiti National Police Director General, Michel-Ange Gédéon; Director of Haiti’s Border Police… Link: Haiti – FLASH : US and IOM Support Border Police Unit

iciHaiti – Economy : Ministry of Tourism welcomes new Sunrise Airways link

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, at the Orlando International Airport, Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos Minister of Tourism welcomed the launch of the new link of the Haitian airline Sunrise Airways connecting Port-au-Prince to Orlando… Link: iciHaiti – Economy : Ministry of Tourism welcomes new Sunrise Airways link

Haiti – Canada : Towards a partnership with Hydro Québec International ?

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday in the margins of the 9th Caribbean Forum on Renewable Energies, Evenson Calixte, Energy Technology Advisor to President Moïse met with a representative of Hydro Québec International… Link: Haiti – Canada : Towards a partnership with Hydro Québec International ?

iciHaiti – Politics : PM made his tax return

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant went to the General Directorate of Taxation (DGI) to make his final declaration of income taxes for the fiscal year 2016-2017… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : PM made his tax return

iciHaiti – Culture : Launch of the 11th Edition of «Artisanat en fête»

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday in the premises of the Ministry of Culture, Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos the Minister of Tourism (MDT) took part in the press conference to launch the 11th Edition of « Artisanat en fête »… Link: iciHaiti – Culture : Launch of the 11th Edition of «Artisanat en fête»

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