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August 19, 2017

Haiti

iciHaiti – Politic : Entry into force of the agreement Indotel-CONATEL

Source: Haiti Libre Jose Del Castillo Saviñón, President of the Dominican National Institute of Telecommunications, announced that the bilateral agreement with the CONATEL, aimed at resolving problems of interference of broadcasters at the border… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Entry into force of the agreement Indotel-CONATEL

Haiti – FLASH : Biometrics defeats irregular Haitians in DR

Source: Haiti Libre Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado, Director General of Migration, revealed that during migration control operations, Migration Inspectors had seized in the hands of Haitians in an irregular situation… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Biometrics defeats irregular Haitians in DR

Haiti – Education : 54 students prepare to study in France

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, the Cooperation Service and of Cultural Action of the Embassy of France in Haiti, held a briefing for students enrolled in a French university for the Academic year 2017… Link: Haiti – Education : 54 students prepare to study in France

Haiti – Diaspora : Important message from the Embassy of Haiti in DR

Source: Haiti Libre The Embassy of Haiti in the Dominican Republic confirms to the Haitian community that the Dominican Republic’s National Council for Migration has approved the one-year extension of temporary residence permits. The Embassy of Haiti wishes to… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Important message from the Embassy of Haiti in DR

iciHaiti – Politics : Modernization of Human Resources Directorates

Source: Haiti Libre The Office of Management and Human Resources, organized a training and information session for senior staff of the Ministry of Tourism around the mechanisms for modernization and strengthening… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Modernization of Human Resources Directorates

iciHaiti – Education : Workshop on Back-to-School

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, at the Project Coordination Unit of the Ministry of Education, was held an important working session on the new school year with technical and departmental directors of the Ministry… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Workshop on Back-to-School

Haiti – Politics : The World Bank continues to subsidize the education sector

Source: Haiti Libre The working meetings in Washington of the Haitian delegation in order to find funding for the implementation of several educational projects have been fruitful and open up new opportunities for Haiti in the education sector… Link: Haiti – Politics : The World Bank continues to subsidize the education sector

Haiti – FLASH : Sinking 23 survivors, 6 victims

Source: Haiti Libre A sailboat, surprised by strong winds, capsized, Thursday, August 17, off the Canal de la Tortue, causing… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Sinking 23 survivors, 6 victims

Haiti – Diaspora : MHAVE seeks to strengthen cooperation with Mexico

Source: Haiti Libre Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians living Abroad, received the visit of the Mexican Ambassador Jose Luis Alvaro. Discussions focused on identifying cooperation projects involving the Haitian Diaspora… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : MHAVE seeks to strengthen cooperation with Mexico

Haiti – Politics : Meeting of the High-Level Committee for the Elimination of Cholera

Source: Haiti Libre The High Level Committee for the Elimination of Cholera in Haiti, co-chaired by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant and Special Representative of UN Secretary-General Sandra Honoré, met with the Prime Minister to discuss the situation… Link: Haiti – Politics : Meeting of the High-Level Committee for the Elimination of Cholera

Haiti – Politics : Launch of the ONA-Fanm credit program

Source: Haiti Libre This week in Cap-Haïtien, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife Martine, Chesnel Pierre, Director General of the ONA and the Senator of the North Department, Dieudonne Étienne Luma, launched the « ONA-Fanm » program in the presence… Link: Haiti – Politics : Launch of the ONA-Fanm credit program

Haiti – Culture : Our artists at the 13th edition of the CARIFESTA Festival

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, a Haitian delegation left Port-au-Prince to Bridgetown, Barbados, to participate in the 13th edition of the Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA), which will take place from Thursday 17th… Link: Haiti – Culture : Our artists at the 13th edition of the CARIFESTA Festival

Haiti – ALERT : Medical contract fraud

Source: Haiti Libre In a statement, the Cabinet Médical Vital Herne informs doctors and pharmacists in particular and the general public that an individual pretending to be named Dr. Eddy Valério Vital-Herne in order to commit acts of fraud…. Link: Haiti – ALERT : Medical contract fraud

Haiti – Diaspora : 10th Edition of Haitian Book Day

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday August 19th in Montreal, the 10th edition of the Haitian Book Day will be held. For the event, there are more than 30 authors and more than 25 publishers who will open the doors of Haiti… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : 10th Edition of Haitian Book Day

iciHaiti – Washington : Minister of Education seeks funding

Source: Haiti Libre Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of Education, heading a delegation from the Ministry, has been in Washington since Tuesday to participate in two-day exchanges on the financing and prospects for the implementation of several education projects… Link: iciHaiti – Washington : Minister of Education seeks funding

iciHaiti – Gros Morne : 25 farmers equipped and trained in grafting

Source: Haiti Libre Under the project « Improving the food and nutritional security of rural households in the commune of Gros-Morne” financed by the European Union 25 farmers of the 6th communal section of Gros Morne… Link: iciHaiti – Gros Morne : 25 farmers equipped and trained in grafting

Haiti – FLASH : Readjustment of school fees in public schools

Source: Haiti Libre At 3 weeks of the school year scheduled for Monday, 4 September, Pierre Josué A. Cadet, Minister of Education, informed that the Ministry has set the school fees in public schools for the… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Readjustment of school fees in public schools

Haiti – Politics : EDH reports on its «efforts»

Source: Haiti Libre In the framework of the « Mondays of the Press » Hervé Pierre-Louis, the Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH), took stock of the situation… Link: Haiti – Politics : EDH reports on its «efforts»

Haiti – Health : Inauguration of the 3rd Dialysis Unit of OFATMA

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, 3 days after the inauguration of a dialysis unit in Les Cayes, President Jovenel Moïse inaugurated a third medical dialysis service, this time in the hospital of the OFATMA of Cap-Haitien… Link: Haiti – Health : Inauguration of the 3rd Dialysis Unit of OFATMA

Haiti – Economy : Foreign direct investment modest in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in its latest 2017 Report on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean indicates that FDI investment in Haiti… Link: Haiti – Economy : Foreign direct investment modest in Haiti

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Reflection on investment support in Petit-Goâve

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, at the Fort Royal Hotel in Petit-Goâve, as part of a project to support the Diaspora’s investment in this commune, he Ministry of Haitians Living Abroad organized a day of reflections… Link: iciHaiti – Diaspora : Reflection on investment support in Petit-Goâve

Haiti – Environment : Climate change, UNDP advocates for Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Haiti received last week the 32nd Meeting of the Group of Experts of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on climate change just a few days before the Paris Agreement (COP21) which enters into force on 31 August… Link: Haiti – Environment : Climate change, UNDP advocates for Haiti

iciHaiti – Malaria : Nets Distribution Campaign

Source: Haiti Libre Friday in the Place d’armes of Les Cayes, Marie Greta Roy Clement, the Minister of Public Health officially launched a campaign to fight malaria and a first free distribution of long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets… Link: iciHaiti – Malaria : Nets Distribution Campaign

Haiti – Agriculture : FAO trains 32 agricultural processors

Source: Haiti Libre The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, carried out a training workshop in the commune of Ouanaminthe for 32 members of Champs Ecoles Paysan, specializing in the processing and marketing… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : FAO trains 32 agricultural processors

iciHaiti – Diaspora : 2nd Edition of Haitian Cuisine Day

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the 2nd edition of the Haitian Cuisine Day, which will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Renaissance Convention Center in Montreal… Link: iciHaiti – Diaspora : 2nd Edition of Haitian Cuisine Day

iciHaiti – Social : A bus full of undocumented Haitians, intercepted in DR

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, a Hyundai blue-striped blue bus, registered # I-070638 making the route Jimani / Santo Domingo, carrying 21 Haitian (14 male adults, three children and four women) in irregular migratory situation… Link: iciHaiti – Social : A bus full of undocumented Haitians, intercepted in DR

Haiti – FLASH : Changes in credit card transactions

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti issued a circular. Although addressed to financial institutions, this circular includes many changes that will affect all credit card users in Haiti and abroad… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Changes in credit card transactions

iciHaiti – Environment : Did you know ?

Source: Haiti Libre Did you know that the marine and coastal zone extending from Jérémie to Abricots, is by presidential decree, a Protected natural resources managed area… Link: iciHaiti – Environment : Did you know ?

Haiti – Politics : Workshop on the development of the border area

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, as part of the renewal of intentions and orientations in the Haitian-Dominican land border zone, the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation organized an intersectoral workshop… Link: Haiti – Politics : Workshop on the development of the border area

Haiti – Health : MSF will expand Care Center for Severe Burns

Source: Haiti Libre Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will expand its Care Center for Severe Burns (located in Drouillard). The plan will include an ambulatory service, isolation rooms, an intensive care unit and complete hospital facilities… Link: Haiti – Health : MSF will expand Care Center for Severe Burns

iciHaiti – FLASH : Johnny John's lawyers claim $3M to Uruguay

Source: Haiti Libre The lawyers of Johnny Jean, the young Haitian who had accused of rape in 2011, four Uruguayan peacekeepers of the Minustah, claim from the Uruguayan state damages of about 3 million dollars… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Johnny John’s lawyers claim M to Uruguay

Haiti – Politics : Moïse at the first Youth Forum, warns !

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, as part of the celebration of World Youth Day, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife and Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, participated in the first Youth Forum, organized by the Town Hall of Les Cayes… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse at the first Youth Forum, warns !

Haiti – FLASH : 151 Haitian boat-people intercepted off the Bahamas

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, the United States Coast Guard transferred 151 Haitian illegal migrants to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF), which were intercepted during two operations off the coast of the Bahamas… Link: Haiti – FLASH : 151 Haitian boat-people intercepted off the Bahamas

Haiti – Health : Inauguration of a dialysis service in Les Cayes

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, at the hospital of the OFATMA, President Jovenel Moïse, has inaugurated a medical dialysis service that will allow patients in the Great South not to have to travel to Port-au-Prince… Link: Haiti – Health : Inauguration of a dialysis service in Les Cayes

iciHaiti – Social : Celebration of the International Youth Day

Source: Haiti Libre This Saturday, August 12, as part of the celebration of International Youth Day. The United Nations in Haiti is supporting the Ministry of Youth in its call for young Haitians so that they are committed to… Link: iciHaiti – Social : Celebration of the International Youth Day

iciHaiti – Politics : Closure of 6 pirate radio stations

Source: Haiti Libre The General Directorate of the Executive Body of the CONATEL informs the general public and the owners of telecommunications antenna towers, that no less than 6 pirate radio stations were closed… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Closure of 6 pirate radio stations

Haiti – Politics : No longer outstanding passports in Haiti !

Source: Haiti Libre Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, the Minister of the Interior and Local Government, announced that all CRLDI produced a record of 72,264 passports. He said that all outstanding passport files were totally eliminated… Link: Haiti – Politics : No longer outstanding passports in Haiti !

Haiti – Politics : Moïse visits the Bonneau power plant

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday in Bonneau, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Fritz Caillot, Minister of Public Works, the deputy of Saint-Louis du Nord, Freud Morancy, and several local officials visited the installation of the 1.6 megawatt diesel power plant… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse visits the Bonneau power plant

iciHaiti – Politics : Investiture of the Commission for the socio-professional integration of young people

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday in the National Palace, following the decree establishing a Presidential Commission named « National Commission for Innovation and Socio-professional Insertion of Young People » President Jovenel Moïse proceeded to the investiture of the… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Investiture of the Commission for the socio-professional integration of young people

Haiti – Diaspora : Message from the Chicago Consul

Source: Haiti Libre Lesly Condé, Consul General of the Republic of Haiti in Chicago, makes it his duty to remind the entire Haitian community that… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Message from the Chicago Consul

Haiti – Tourism : Survey of visitor satisfaction in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday, the statistical unit of the Ministry of Tourism carried out a training session for a cohort of young people to carry out a survey on the satisfaction as well as the level of spending of visitors… Link: Haiti – Tourism : Survey of visitor satisfaction in Haiti

Haiti – FLASH : Vast operation against Haitians in DR, 510 arrests !

Source: Haiti Libre This week, following information from the intelligence services on the location of undocumented migrants, the Directorate General of Migration carried out a vast operation of migratory control in various localities of the province of… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Vast operation against Haitians in DR, 510 arrests !

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : An American missionary assaulted

Source: Haiti Libre Ernie Rice, 63, an American missionary, a member of the Texas Baptist Church and the Good for Haiti Organization was violently assaulted and injured at his home… Link: Haiti – Petit-Goâve : An American missionary assaulted

iciHaiti – Politics : Haitian delegation visited DR

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday, a delegation of senators, deputies and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Haiti visited the Dominican Republic… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Haitian delegation visited DR

Haiti – Social : Passing of Dr. Victor Laroche

Source: Haiti Libre Dr. Guiteau Jean-Pierre, President of the National Society of the Haitian Red Cross, learned with great emotion and sadness the news of the passing of Dr. Victor Laroche, former President of the Haitian Red Cross… Link: Haiti – Social : Passing of Dr. Victor Laroche

Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of the first Chinese factory in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Past week, he Dominican group « M » that manages the free zone of the Industrial Development Company SA (CODEVI), in Ouanaminthe, has inaugurated the first factory of People’s Republic of China « Everbright Headwear »… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of the first Chinese factory in Haiti

Haiti – DR : The number of voluntary returns of Haitians increases

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, the Directorate General of Migration (DGM) informed that 127 Haitian nationals who were living in an irregular migration situation on the Dominican territory, returned to Haiti with all their belongings in vehicles provided by the DGM… Link: Haiti – DR : The number of voluntary returns of Haitians increases

Haiti – Politics : OFATMA, challenges and prospects

Source: Haiti Libre In the framework of the Mondays of the press Agabus Joseph, the Director General of OFATMA presented a summary of the situation and the perspective of its institution… Link: Haiti – Politics : OFATMA, challenges and prospects

Haiti – FLASH : Dismantling in DR, of a mobile laboratory of false Haitian papers

Source: Haiti Libre The Dominican National Police and agents of the Central Directorate of Criminal Investigations, dismantled during a joint operation, a mobile clandestine laboratory of false documents that worked near the Haitian Consulate in Santo Domingo… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Dismantling in DR, of a mobile laboratory of false Haitian papers

iciHaiti – Economy : Growth prospects in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre In its latest notes on monetary policy, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) estimates that the prospects for economic growth at the end of the financial year will depend in large part… Link: iciHaiti – Economy : Growth prospects in Haiti

Haiti – FLASH : The Dominican Republic exported for $800M goods in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, Alexandra Izquierdo, Director of the National Statistics Office revealed that in 2016, the Dominican Republic exported worldwide property worth over 8.7 billion dollars whose $800 million to Haiti… Link: Haiti – FLASH : The Dominican Republic exported for 0M goods in Haiti

Haiti – Environment : Bamboo against the devastating impacts of water

Source: Haiti Libre The Organization for the Rehabilitation of the Environment (ORE) has set up and operates a bamboo nursery in Port Salut, a plant intended to stabilize the banks of this zone and to avoid, among other things… Link: Haiti – Environment : Bamboo against the devastating impacts of water

Haiti – Politics : Consumer Protection Bill

Source: Haiti Libre At the initiative of the Senator of the West, Antonio Chéramy (VERITE), the Senate office received the tabling of the Bill on Consumer Protection… Link: Haiti – Politics : Consumer Protection Bill

Haiti – Politics : Subsidized textbooks still unavailable

Source: Haiti Libre Less than one month from the beginning of the school year, scheduled for September 4, the subsidized textbooks are still not available according to the Ministry of Education, which is not able to say when these book… Link: Haiti – Politics : Subsidized textbooks still unavailable

iciHaiti – Education : School failure, under-qualified teachers…

Source: Haiti Libre Recognizing the importance of academic failure due to a lack of teacher qualifications, the Government, through the Ministry of Education, has drawn up a policy document on the training of… Link: iciHaiti – Education : School failure, under-qualified teachers…

Haiti – Economy : Economic Situation in Haiti in the 3rd Quarter 2017

Source: Haiti Libre In its latest notes on the monetary policy, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) explains in brief that in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016-2017, monetary policy implemented by the BRH… Link: Haiti – Economy : Economic Situation in Haiti in the 3rd Quarter 2017

iciHaiti – Tourism : Ministry of Tourism on tour in Marigot

Source: Haiti Libre On Saturday, on the occasion of the celebration of Saint Dominic, a delegation from the Ministry of Tourism, composed of senior executives from the Communication Department, made an outreach tour in Marigot… Link: iciHaiti – Tourism : Ministry of Tourism on tour in Marigot

Haiti – NOTICE : 3 Ministries call to order the LPG Centers

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministries of Trade and Industry, Environment, Justice and Public Security have found through their inspection services that many Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Filling Centers and Micro Centers… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : 3 Ministries call to order the LPG Centers

iciHaiti – Politics : PM seeks synergy with NGOs

Source: Haiti Libre Prime Minister Lafontant met recently with representatives of NGOs operating in the South of Haiti. to place their interventions on the ground in line with the priority actions… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : PM seeks synergy with NGOs

Haiti – China : End of mandate in Haiti of Ling Jun

Source: Haiti Libre Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning received this week a a courtesy visit from Ling Jun, the Permanent Representative of the Business Development Bureau of the People’s Republic of China in Haiti, before his departure at the end of his term… Link: Haiti – China : End of mandate in

Haiti – Environment : Les Cayes youth involved in waste management

Source: Haiti Libre At the initiative of the Town Hall of Les Cayes, the « Écolo Jeune » runs a summer camp “Zéro Fatras” at Gelée for the youth of the city, with the financial support of UN Environment… Link: Haiti – Environment : Les Cayes youth involved in waste management

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Suze Youance receives Sir Casimir Gzowski medal

Source: Haiti Libre Suze Youance has spent most of her academic career in Haiti where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. In 2006, she immigrated to Canada and pursued her master’s degree at the École de Technologie Supérieure… Link: iciHaiti – Diaspora : Suze Youance receives Sir Casimir Gzowski medal

Haiti – FLASH : Failure, hundreds of Haitians leave Mexico

Source: Haiti Libre Several hundred Haitians who found themselves stranded in Baja California after being unable to enter the United States, chose to return mainly to Brazil, the country from which they came… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Failure, hundreds of Haitians leave Mexico

Haiti – FLASH : Mayor Josué Alusma in custody

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday morning at around 4:30 am, in the Ti Boukan locality in Bassin-Bleu, a passenger student from the Port-de-Paix / Port-au-Prince bus was fatally injured by bullets in unclear circumstances… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Mayor Josué Alusma in custody

Haiti – Social : 7th edition of the Bikini Festival

Source: Haiti Libre On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August, the Public Beach of Montrouis will host the 7th edition of the Bikini Festival organized by Gabo Production… Link: Haiti – Social : 7th edition of the Bikini Festival

Haiti – FLASH : Standoff between the government and labor unions

Source: Haiti Libre Unlike the demonstration announced earlier this week, the mobilization of workers in subcontracting has failed. According to trade unionists, this failure can be explained by the threats of revocation and promises from the employers to the workers… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Standoff between the government and labor unions

Haiti – FLASH : BAC 2017 results per student for 4 departments

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Education informs that the first results of the ordinary session of the 2017 exams are available for four departments : Center, South, Southeast and Grand’Anse… Link: Haiti – FLASH : BAC 2017 results per student for 4 departments

iciHaiti – Les Cayes : Beginning of restoration work at the Hotel Training Institute

Source: Haiti Libre Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos Minister of Tourism, accompanied by the Representative of the ATH and the Representative of the HAVEN Foundation visited the infrastructure of the Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (IFORT) of Les Cayes… Link: iciHaiti – Les Cayes : Beginning of restoration work at the Hotel Training Institute

Haiti – FLASH : The Senate passes a law against the Gay community

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday evening, the Senate ratified a bill against the LGBTI community. In addition to prohibiting marriage between two persons of the same sex in Haiti, also prohibits all forms of public demonstrations in support… Link: Haiti – FLASH : The Senate passes a law against the Gay community

Haiti – FLASH : 13,446 illegal Haitians deported in July

Source: Haiti Libre Lieutenant-General Maximo William Muñoz Delgado, who heads the General Directorate of Migration (DGM), revealed that during the month of July 2017, 13,446 illegal Haitians were deported… Link: Haiti – FLASH : 13,446 illegal Haitians deported in July

Haiti – DR : The Dominican Army deploys its defense logistics along the border

Source: Haiti Libre The Dominican Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Rubén Darío Paulino Sem, announced that the Armed Forces is deploying defense and security logistics along the border between the two countries… Link: Haiti – DR : The Dominican Army deploys its defense logistics along the border

Haiti – DR : Nearly 8 billion pesos in hospital care and services for Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre The Director of the National Health Service, Nelson Rodríguez Monegro, revealed that during the year 2016, health care costs for Haitian nationals amounted to more than 3 billion pesos for the Dominican Government… Link: Haiti – DR : Nearly 8 billion pesos in hospital care and services for Haitians

Haiti – Social : New offer «Unlimited Rollover» by DIGICEL

Source: Haiti Libre Digicel a annoncé qu’avec sa nouvelle offre « Rollover illimité » ses clients prépayés sont en mesure maintenant d’utiliser le solde restant de leur plan « Gwo Lo » après la date d’expiration… Link: Haiti – Social : New offer «Unlimited Rollover» by DIGICEL

Haiti – Health : Inauguration of the Maternity SONUB of Léogâne

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday, First Lady Martine Moïse, in the presence of the Minister of Health, Marie Gréta Roy Clément, participated in the inauguration of Léogâne’s Maternity of Obstetric and Neonatal Basic Emergency Care (SONUB)… Link: Haiti – Health : Inauguration of the Maternity SONUB of Léogâne

iciHaiti – Justice : Cabaret Women's Civil Prison, urgency to act

Source: Haiti Libre A delegation from the Citizens’ Initiative for Human Rights (ICDH) visited the Cabaret Women’s Civil Prison to assess the conditions of detention of women and girls and make the necessary recommendations… Link: iciHaiti – Justice : Cabaret Women’s Civil Prison, urgency to act

Haiti – Army : Follow-up of the Ministry of Defense

Source: Haiti Libre Colonel Louis Marcelin Daniel, Director General of the Ministry of Defense, accompanied by the Captain Louicin Dieudonné, responsible for recruitment, presented the arrangements made in the remobilization process…. Link: Haiti – Army : Follow-up of the Ministry of Defense

Haiti – Security : Mayor Chevry deal with the threats on Port-au-Prince

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, the Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Ralph Youri Chevry, presided over an important workshop during which he mobilized his Civil Protection structures face the threats that his commune is facing… Link: Haiti – Security : Mayor Chevry deal with the threats on Port-au-Prince

iciHaiti – Women's Foot U-17 : Outstanding Grenadières

Source: Haiti Libre The Camp-Nou Academy of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) shone in Minnesota by winning the U-17 category of the USA CUP 2017 after sweeping everyone in its path… Link: iciHaiti – Women’s Foot U-17 : Outstanding Grenadières

Haiti – FLASH : Minimum wages all details

Source: Haiti Libre As of Tuesday, August 1, the minimum wage of 350 gourdes enter into force, for those who provide 8 hours of work per day in assembly industries export-oriented manufacturing and other export-oriented… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Minimum wages all details

Haiti – FLASH : 233 Haitian radio stations interfere in Dominican territory

Source: Haiti Libre At the technical meeting held last week, the Senator of Elías Piña, Adriano Sanchez Roa, presented a technical report on interference mainly in the border area. The report reveals that 233 Haitian radio stations… Link: Haiti – FLASH : 233 Haitian radio stations interfere in Dominican territory

Haiti – Agriculture : Bilateral Validation of the Agricultural Health Program Proposal

Source: Haiti Libre With technical assistance from the FAO and the International Regional Animal Health Organization, health officials from ministries of agriculture of Haiti and the Dominican Republic participated in a workshop to validate the proposal… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Bilateral Validation of the Agricultural Health Program Proposal

iciHaiti – Politics : The Minister of Education Honored

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet, Minister of Education who took part in the closing of the 3-day Symposium held at the Hotel La Cretonne, Les Cayes, on the University and territorial development… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : The Minister of Education Honored

Haiti – Social : First Lady pays tribute to women Mayors

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, at the Hotel Karibe Convention Center, at a Gala organized by the Ministry of the Interior, First Lady Martine Moïse, paid tribute to the 143 women Mayors and deputies Mayors of Haiti… Link: Haiti – Social : First Lady pays tribute to women Mayors

Haiti – Politics : Symposium on University and Territorial Development

Source: Haiti Libre Aware of the fundamental social role attributed to the university in the production of ideas and convinced of the need to strengthen the governance capacity of local authorities, the network of Public University in Region… Link: Haiti – Politics : Symposium on University and Territorial Development

Haiti – Security : Nearly 200 checks stolen, UEH takes stock

Source: Haiti Libre The State University of Haiti informs that the investigation of the stolen checks during the occupation of the premises of the institution, from 5 February to 29 July 2016… Link: Haiti – Security : Nearly 200 checks stolen, UEH takes stock

Haiti – DR : The Haitian Embassy handed some documents to the Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre The Embassy of Haiti in the Dominican Republic informs that it has handed over 500 official documents to Haitians living in irregular migratory situations, coming from different parts of the Dominican territory… Link: Haiti – DR : The Haitian Embassy handed some documents to the Haitians

iciHaiti – Social : 1st Edition of the «Rallye Frontière Libre 2017»

Source: Haiti Libre The first edition of the «Rallye Frontière Libre 2017» (28-30 July), with a dozen vehicles, will start from Port-au-Prince to Dajabón in the Dominican Republic, via Mirebalais, Cap-Haïtien, and Elias Piña. Link: iciHaiti – Social : 1st Edition of the «Rallye Frontière Libre 2017»

Haiti – Politics : Career Profile in the Health Sector

Source: Haiti Libre The document on the career profile in the health sector in Haiti is being finalized. This was revealed by a Technical Group of the Ministry of Health during a presentation… Link: Haiti – Politics : Career Profile in the Health Sector

Haiti – Mexico : In Tijuana and Mexicali, nearly 77% of Haitians regularized

Source: Haiti Libre Rodulfo Figueroa, Delegate of the National Institute of Migration, confirmed that 2,460 Haitians (76.9%) of the 3,200 Haitians in Tijuana and Mexicali have already regularized their immigration status in the Mexican territory… Link: Haiti – Mexico : In Tijuana and Mexicali, nearly 77% of Haitians regularized

iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Rehabilitation works at Park Saint Victor

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, following her meeting last July 15 with representatives of the various football clubs of the North department, the North Senator Dieudonne Luma Étienne attended a meeting with Yves Jean-Bart, the President of the FHF… Link: iciHaiti – Cap-Haitien : Rehabilitation works at Park Saint Victor

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse sets daily minimum wage at 350 Gdes

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, according to our information, President Moïse signed the decree fixing the daily minimum wage among others in the sector of subcontracting to 350 Gourdes… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Moïse sets daily minimum wage at 350 Gdes

iciHaiti – FLASH : Delivery of passport, exceptional openings

Source: Haiti Libre The Communications Office of the Ministry of the Interior informs the general public and passport applicants in particular that the Passport Delivery Services of Pétion-Ville, Tabarre, Delmas 31… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Delivery of passport, exceptional openings

iciHaiti – FLASH : Logo Contest, Digital Economy Fair

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the 2nd edition of the Digital Economy Fair, the National Telecommunications Council is launching a logo contest aimed at all creators of the country… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Logo Contest, Digital Economy Fair

Haiti – NOTICE : Call for applications for 50 State administrators

Source: Haiti Libre In accordance with the laws and regulations in force, the Office of Management and Human Resources is launching a call for candidates for the recruitment of 50 future senior executives to join the body of State administrators… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Call for applications for 50 State administrators

Haiti – Army : More than 2,000 candidates soldier enrolled

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday at the military base of Gressier, the recruitment of the first class of soldiers of the new force of Haiti ended, after 4 days of extension… Link: Haiti – Army : More than 2,000 candidates soldier enrolled

iciHaiti – Women's football U-20 : Highlights of the match Haiti – Cuba

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Women’s Under-20 Selection has brilliantly qualified for the next qualifying round of CONCACAF U-20, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in France, by winning the victory Sunday evening against the Cuban team [3-1]… Link: iciHaiti – Women’s football U-20 : Highlights of the match Haiti – Cuba

Haiti – FLASH : Ultimate reprieve for Haitian in DR registered with the PNRE

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday, 25 July, the National Council for Migration approved the one-year extension of temporary residence permits issued to foreigners registered in the National Regularization Plan for Foreigners (PNRE)… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Ultimate reprieve for Haitian in DR registered with the PNRE

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse will start the big cleaning of the Haitian diplomacy !

Source: Haiti Libre saAntonio Rodrigue, Minister of Foreign Affairs, confirmed that due to serious budgetary problems the new Government intended to reduce considerably the staff of the 49 diplomatic and consular missions around the world… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Moïse will start the big cleaning of the Haitian diplomacy !

iciHaiti – DR : CONATEL receives its Dominican counterpart

Source: Haiti Libre saThis Tuesday 25 July, the Directorate General of the Executive Body of the National Telecommunications Council (CONATEL) receives a delegation of its counterpart : the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (Indotel)… Link: iciHaiti – DR : CONATEL receives its Dominican counterpart

Haiti – NOTICE : New addresses of 8 ONI offices

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate General of the National Identification Office (ONI) informs the public in particular that several of Communal Offices of the institution, particularly those in the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : New addresses of 8 ONI offices

Haiti – Environment : Towards a disaster announced…

Source: Haiti Libre According to several international experts, climate change is expected to result in more than 50% reduction in rainfall in the coming years and an increase in average temperatures. According to engineer Claude Prépetit, summer temperatures in Haiti… Link: Haiti – Environment : Towards a disaster announced…

Haiti – Economy : Inflation at the threshold of 16%

Source: Haiti Libre In June 2017, the General Consumer Price Index (base 100 in August 2004) rose to 309.3 compared to 306 the previous month, with monthly growth of + 1.1% (+ 1.5% in May) for an annualized inflation of 15.8%… Link: Haiti – Economy : Inflation at the threshold of 16%

iciHaiti – Technology : 2nd Edition of Haiti Tech Award 2017

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, July 27th at the Marriott Hotel, in the presence of hundreds of players (personalities and institutions) from the New Information and Communication Technology (NICT) sector… Link: iciHaiti – Technology : 2nd Edition of Haiti Tech Award 2017

Haiti – Games of La Francophonie : Bad start for Ping-pong

Source: Haiti Libre As part of VIIIth Games of the Francophonie taking place in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), in Ping-pong the two Haitian players Paul Djouley and Aura Rodriguez started badly… Link: Haiti – Games of La Francophonie : Bad start for Ping-pong

Haiti – Economy : Finance Minister defends his next budget in Parliament

Source: Haiti Libre Friday in the Chamber of Deputies, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, Minister of Economy and Finance efended the growth rate of 3.9%, assumption on which is based on the revenue forecast for the next budget (2017-2018)… Link: Haiti – Economy : Finance Minister defends his next budget in Parliament

iciHaiti – USA : A Haitian receives Unknown Heroin Award from Duke University

Source: Haiti Libre Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, congratulates the young Haitian student, Glenda Dieuveille, who received her Doctorate in Law in May, the recipient of the Unknown Heroin Award from the prestigious Duke University… Link: iciHaiti – USA : A Haitian receives Unknown Heroin Award from Duke University

Haiti – Education : State Examinations fraud, 444 Cell Phones seized

Source: Haiti Libre At a press conference on the balance of the organisation of official exams, the Departmental Director of the North took the opportunity to present to the press the fraudulent actions of some candidates… Link: Haiti – Education : State Examinations fraud, 444 Cell Phones seized

iciHaiti – USA : Departure of two IVLP participants

Source: Haiti Libre The Embassy of the United States in Haiti welcomes the departure of Carène Desir and Sandra Jn-Gilles who are preparing to travel to the United States to attend the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) program… Link: iciHaiti – USA : Departure of two IVLP participants

iciHaiti – Politics : The Parliamentary Front Against Hunger in Barbados

Source: Haiti Libre Deputies Tanis Tertius, Alfredo Junior Antoine and Claude Lesly Pierre, representatives of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Haiti (FPFH) left the country to Barbados, to participate in the subregional conference… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : The Parliamentary Front Against Hunger in Barbados

Haiti – FLASH : Army, warning of Mario Andrésol

Source: Haiti Libre While the recruitment of the first military class continues, Mario Andrésol, ex-FAD’H captain and former Commander-in-Chief of the PNH, launches a warning against rushed decisions… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Army, warning of Mario Andrésol

Haiti – NOTICE : Delivery of passports to the DIE and CRLDIs

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of the Interior informs the general public and applicants of passports in particular that the passport delivery services of the DIE at the CRLDIs level of… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Delivery of passports to the DIE and CRLDIs

Haiti – Politics : Issuance of identity documents, the Minister satisfied

Source: Haiti Libre On Thursday in a press conference, Max Rodolph Saint-Albin, Minister of the Interior expressed satisfaction with the effectiveness of the measures adopted through the Identity Documents Reception and Delivery Centers… Link: Haiti – Politics : Issuance of identity documents, the Minister satisfied

Haiti – Politics : Moïse meets with business sector in the South

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, President Jovenel Moïse met with representatives of the business sector of the South Department to identify problems that hamper the development of the department… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse meets with business sector in the South

iciHaiti – Social : High tension at the binational market of the Centre

Source: Haiti Libre Earlier this week, commercial activities were paralyzed at the binational border market of Carisal/Elias Piña (Centre), of Haitian traders were discontented about the abusive behavior of some Dominican military… Link: iciHaiti – Social : High tension at the binational market of the Centre

Haiti – Politics : Minimum wage, Moïse meets with trade unions

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moses, met with representatives of the Haitian trade union sector, to try to solve the problem of the minimum wage… Link: Haiti – Politics : Minimum wage, Moïse meets with trade unions

Haiti – France : Record seizure of tortoiseshell from Haiti??

Source: Haiti Libre The French Customs officers discovered and seized at Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport (North East of Paris), thousands of turtle scales of contraband, from Haiti to Vietnam…???? Link: Haiti – France : Record seizure of tortoiseshell from Haiti??

Haiti – Politics : Towards bilateral solutions to fight hunger??

Source: Haiti Libre Dr. Nathanael Hishamunda, FAO Representative in Haiti and his Dominican counterpart Carmelo Gallardo recently met with deputies, members of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger in the Dominican Republic…? Link: Haiti – Politics : Towards bilateral solutions to fight hunger??

iciHaiti – Justice : Journalist Mathieu Guyto in custody

Source: Haiti Libre The Commissioner of the Government of Petit-Goâve, Me Fourjy Pierre, placed journalist Mathieu Guyto, Director of Radio Préférence FM and correspondent for the information website HaitiLibre.com, in custody at the Court of First Instance of Petit-Goâve… Link: iciHaiti – Justice : Journalist Mathieu Guyto in custody

Haiti – Sports : 1st edition of the Haiti Bodybuilding Classic competition

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, July 23, at the Hotel Marriott will be held for the first time a friendly bodybuilding competition between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Haiti Bodybuilding Classic (HBC). This competition… Link: Haiti – Sports : 1st edition of the Haiti Bodybuilding Classic competition

Haiti – DR : Seizure of 2,470 packages of contraband cigarettes from Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday afternoon Cesfront soldiers stationed in the border region of Dajabón discovered in a van, 247 cartridges of 10 packages of contraband cigarettes branded « Comme Il Faut » from Haiti… Link: Haiti – DR : Seizure of 2,470 packages of contraband cigarettes from Haiti

Haiti – Health : $5M for the future CRH National Blood Transfusion Center

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday, the National Society of the Haitian Red Cross laid the foundation stone for the reconstruction of the National Center for Blood Transfusion (CNTS) of the Haitian Red Cross (CRH), which was destroyed… Link: Haiti – Health : M for the future CRH National Blood Transfusion Center

Haiti – Politics : High-level meeting between Moïse and international partners

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse met with key technical and financial partners of the international community involved in Haiti, with a view to discuss with them of his vision of the development of Haiti… Link: Haiti – Politics : High-level meeting between Moïse and international partners

Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva complains for defamation

Source: Haiti Libre Following an incident Which took place on Friday 14 July 2017 between journalist Guyler C. Delva and the Young President of the Youth Government Faranday Pierre-Louis, Delva filed a complaint for defamation… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva complains for defamation

iciHaiti – Security : Nearly 4,000 Haitian illegal security agents in DR

Source: Haiti Libre The Senator Adriano Sanchez Roa, denounces the results of investigations which reveal that nearly 4,000 Haitians without a document in good standing, work illegally in security agencies on the Dominican territory and carry weapons… Link: iciHaiti – Security : Nearly 4,000 Haitian illegal security agents in DR

Haiti – Football : U-17 women's team in training to Minnesota

Source: Haiti Libre The U-17 women’s team left Haiti on Monday afternoon to Minnesota where they will play 3 matches. They will remain in the United States for a week longer to train with the courtesy of the US Government… Link: Haiti – Football : U-17 women’s team in training to Minnesota

Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva responds to accusations

Source: Haiti Libre Following an incident last Friday in the studios of Radio Television Caraïbes (RTVC) journalist Guyler C. Delva responds to the accusations against him and grants 24 hours to Faranday Pierre-Louis to retract his lies… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva responds to accusations

iciHaiti – Literature : Haitians finalists at the Prix des 5 Continents

Source: Haiti Libre Gathered at the headquarters of the OIF, the representatives of five reading committees of the Prix des 5 Continents of the Francophonie have chosen the 10 finalists among the 122 works proposed… Link: iciHaiti – Literature : Haitians finalists at the Prix des 5 Continents

Haiti – FLASH : Good news for Haitians in Tijuana

Source: Haiti Libre Since Monday, July 17 Haitians who come to or are in Tijuana will no longer have to worry about transmitting their requests and receiving their documents issued by the Embassy of Haiti in Mexico… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Good news for Haitians in Tijuana

iciHaiti – Justice : Intervention Brigade Against Land Insecurity

Source: Haiti Libre The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers reminds the public in general that it was decided by order of the Council of Ministers on July 12, 2017 to create the Intervention Brigade Against Land Insecurity… Link: iciHaiti – Justice : Intervention Brigade Against Land Insecurity

Haiti – Social : ONA launches a new service for the Diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, as part of the weekly conferences, Chesnel Pierre, the Director General of the National Insurance Office (ONA), launched two new products « ONA FANM » and « ONA DIASPORA… Link: Haiti – Social : ONA launches a new service for the Diaspora

iciHaiti – Security : Signature of a project with the Spanish Cooperation

Source: Haiti Libre Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and Carmen Rodriguez Arce, the outgoing Coordinator of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation and his successor, Manuel Alba, participated in the signing ceremony… Link: iciHaiti – Security : Signature of a project with the Spanish Cooperation

iciHaiti – Nippes : Moïse launches the Caravan of Change

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, in the commune of Barradères (Department of Nippes), President Jovenel Moïse, proceeded to the official Launching of the Caravan of Change… Link: iciHaiti – Nippes : Moïse launches the Caravan of Change

Haiti – DR : Minister of Defense contradicts the Haitian Ambassador

Source: Haiti Libre Following statements by the Haitian Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Idalbert Pierre-Jean, who said he had received complaints from Haitian citizens who had been deported without the Dominican authorities gave them time to identify themselves… Link: Haiti – DR : Minister of Defense contradicts the Haitian Ambassador

Haiti – Politics : Senator Stephen gets involved in Football

Source: Haiti Libre On Saturday, Senator Dieudonne Luma Etienne organized a working session with the representatives of the various first division football clubs of the North department… Link: Haiti – Politics : Senator Stephen gets involved in Football

iciHaiti – Politics : Creation of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger

Source: Haiti Libre The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations welcomes the adoption by the Chamber of Deputies of the Resolution on the official establishment of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Haiti… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Creation of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger

Haiti – FLASH : Delivery of 600 Haitian passports to Mexico

Source: Haiti Libre The Embassy of Haiti in Mexico has delivered nearly 600 passports to Haitian migrants in Tijuana and Mexicali awaiting this precious document to regularize their migratory status… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Delivery of 600 Haitian passports to Mexico

Haiti – Education : Towards more cooperation with the Caribbean Development Bank

Source: Haiti Libre Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education, met with Ms. Idamay Denny, Social Programs Officer of the Caribbean Development Bank (BCD) and several Bank staff, on cooperation in the education sector… Link: Haiti – Education : Towards more cooperation with the Caribbean Development Bank

Haiti – Cholera : UN suggests reallocation of unused funds from Minustah

Source: Haiti Libre The United Nations General Assembly welcoming the intention of Secretary-General António Guterres to invite Member States to reallocate their respective part of the unencumbered balance of the Minustah on an exceptional basis… Link: Haiti – Cholera : UN suggests reallocation of unused funds from Minustah

iciHaiti – Politics : New training day for MHAVE employees

Source: Haiti Libre After two days of training organized a little over a week ago, at the request of Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE), a third day of training was organized on Friday… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : New training day for MHAVE employees

iciHaiti – Baccalauréat : The Ministry awards itself a «satisfecit»

Source: Haiti Libre Following the Baccalaureate examinations which ended this week (10-13 July), the Ministry of Education awarded itself a « satisfecit » to the general progress of the Baccalaureate exams, without any major incidents… Link: iciHaiti – Baccalauréat : The Ministry awards itself a «satisfecit»

Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva assaults GJH's Young-President

Source: Haiti Libre In a protest note, Carlin Michel, President of the Association of Volunteers for Democracy strongly condemned the violence carried out in the studios of Radio Caraïbes by the journalist Guyler C. Delva on Faranday Pierre-Louis, Youth-President of… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Journalist Guyler C. Delva assaults GJH’s Young-President

iciHaiti – FLASH : Delivery of passports, special schedule

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate of Immigration and Emigration (DIE) informs the general public and the applicants of passports in particular that the service of delivery of passports at the level of the Central DIE, will open exceptionally this Saturday, July 15, 2017… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Delivery of passports, special schedule

Haiti – FLASH : Military reinforcement at the Dominican border

Source: Haiti Libre Following the hardening and the multiplication of migration controls throughout the Dominican territory, one assisting since the beginning of the week at the Dajabón border crossing, to the repatriation every day from 800 to 1,000 Haitians.. Link: Haiti – FLASH : Military reinforcement at the Dominican border

Haiti – Agriculture : Donation of seeds by France

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the French Ambassador accredited to Haiti, Elisabeth Beton Delègue, handed over 591 kg of vegetable seeds offered by France to Haitian producers… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Donation of seeds by France

Haiti – Justice : The Anti-Spoliation Brigade soon into operation

Source: Haiti Libre Following the announcement on July 6 of the creation of a the « Intervention Brigade Against Land Insecurity » (BRICIF) the Minister of Justice Heidi Fortuné, confirms that this new Brigade is already constituted and is waiting for… Link: Haiti – Justice : The Anti-Spoliation Brigade soon into operation

iciHaiti – Economy : MSME Accompanying Programs

Source: Haiti Libre This Friday as part of its national strategy to support the creation and development of enterprises the Ministry of Commerce and Industry organizes to the Convention Center of the BRH, a morning of… Link: iciHaiti – Economy : MSME Accompanying Programs

Haiti – FLASH : Change at Haitian VISA for Taiwan

Source: Haiti Libre The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), in order to strengthen its friendly relations with the Government of the Republic of Haiti, announces that the holders of ordinary passports Haitian… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Change at Haitian VISA for Taiwan

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