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January 17, 2018

Haiti

Haiti – NOTICE : Suspension of extraction of sand at the Morne Cabri

Source: Haiti Libre Faced with the danger represented by the anarchic exploitation of sand quarries at the Morne à Cabri and alarmed by the significant risk that this situation poses to the environment, the Ministry of the Environment informs… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Suspension of extraction of sand at the Morne Cabri

iciHaiti – FLASH : Notice to passengers to Chile

Source: Haiti Libre After announcing in a circular that from January 5, 2018 « passengers to Chile will be hosted temporarily only at the terminal Guy Malary, » the National Airport Authority (AAN) in a note dated January 16 announces… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Notice to passengers to Chile

Haiti – Environment : Sanitation new promises of Moïse to the mayors

Source: Haiti Libre sMonday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his Chief of Staff Wilson Laleau and other members of his team, held an important meeting with the various municipal cartels of the metropolitan area… Link: Haiti – Environment : Sanitation new promises of Moïse to the mayors

Haiti – Security : Balance-Summary in figures of the PNH (2017)

Source: Haiti Libre Monday at press conference, Inspector Gary Desrosiers Deputy Spokesman of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) unveiled some figures that enters the balance sheet of activities of the PNH carried out during the year 2017… Link: Haiti – Security : Balance-Summary in figures of the PNH (2017)

iciHaiti – OPC : Citizenship Education

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, as part of Citizenship Education, members of the Office of Citizen Protection, went to the Institution Nossirel Lhérisson led by Pastor Dieussaint Marcelin for a sensitization session aiming to involve 32 students in… Link: iciHaiti – OPC : Citizenship Education

Haiti – ALERT : Baby milk «Celia» withdrawn from the Haitian market

Source: Haiti Libre Minister Marie Gréta Roy Clement (Health) and Minister Pierre Marie Du Mény (Trade) « inform the Haitian population that the French authorities have suspended the sale of ‘CELIA’ baby milk produced by the LACTALIS Nutrition Santé Group… Link: Haiti – ALERT : Baby milk «Celia» withdrawn from the Haitian market

iciHaiti – Health : First Forum on Digital Health in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre A delegation from the Lorquet Foundation participated to the first communal forum on digital health in Haiti. This Forum which took place around the theme « Radiography of telemedicine in Haiti » allowed the participants… Link: iciHaiti – Health : First Forum on Digital Health in Haiti

Haiti – Economy : Lottery of the Haitian State, between pressures and open conflict

Source: Haiti Libre Since early January the General Directorate of the Lottery of the Haitian State (LEH) deplores the administrative measures adopted by the institution, which intends to be the only regulator of Games of chance… Link: Haiti – Economy : Lottery of the Haitian State, between pressures and open conflict

Haiti – Economy : IMF on mission in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre A delegation of the International Monetary Fund is in Haiti for a mission of a dozen days where it will meet several public institutions… Link: Haiti – Economy : IMF on mission in Haiti

iciHaiti – DR : Bilateral meeting on adulterated clairin poisoning

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Administrative Complex of Hinche, Daniel Denis, the Director General of the Ministry of Commerce and Adrien Lauré the Director General of Public Health met with health authorities of the Dominican Republic… Link: iciHaiti – DR : Bilateral meeting on adulterated clairin poisoning

Haiti – NOTICE : Measures for Pre-carnival activities 2018 in Port-au-Prince

Source: Haiti Libre In order to ensure the smooth running of pre-Carnival Sundays, the Port-au-Prince Communal Administration informs the public and the Carnavaliers that several restrictive measures will be taken on Sundays… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Measures for Pre-carnival activities 2018 in Port-au-Prince

Haiti – Politic : Jovenel Moïse laid the first stone of the National Palace

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence among others of new Presidents of the two Chambers proceeded to the laying of the first stone of the construction of the new National Palace… Link: Haiti – Politic : Jovenel Moïse laid the first stone of the National Palace

Haiti – FLASH : Haitian Government's reaction to President Trump's remarks

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, at a meeting at the White House between President Trump and several Democrats and Republicans senators about immigration, President Trump reportedly according to the US press, qualified Haiti, El Salvador and several African nations of… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Haitian Government’s reaction to President Trump’s remarks

Haiti – FLASH : Christians burn a voodoo temple

Source: Haiti Libre In the night from Wednesday to Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Bois de Choute (Commune of Carrefour) unidentified residents burned the peristyle of Hougan Maxime Jean « accused of witchcraft by the population… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Christians burn a voodoo temple

iciHaiti – FIFA World Cup : Our Grenadières U-20 in training

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the final phase of the qualifiers that will take place from 18 to 28 January, counting for the U-20 Women’s Football World Cup (FIFA), our young Grenadières… Link: iciHaiti – FIFA World Cup : Our Grenadières U-20 in training

Haiti – Social : Appeal for funds of $252M from international donors

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the Government of Haiti and the humanitarian community launched an appeal for funds of $252.2 million dollars to cover the critical humanitarian needs of 2.2 million people… Link: Haiti – Social : Appeal for funds of 2M from international donors

Haiti – FLASH : Members of the Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies

Source: Haiti Libre Following the announcement that the Deputy of Delmas Gary Bodeau was elected President of the Lower House yesterday Wednesday, we inform you of the complete composition of the new Chamber of Deputies’ bureau… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Members of the Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies

Haiti – FLASH : No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

Source: Haiti Libre Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the Minister of the Economy and Finance has revealed that the financial sanctions decreed by the Trump Administration against Venezuela, limiting banking transactions, result… Link: Haiti – FLASH : No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

Haiti – FLASH : Members of the Senate bureau

Source: Haiti Libre Yesterday Tuesday, the Senate bureau was finally formed less than 48 hours after the opening of the first regular session of the 2018 legislative year, without surprise the Senator… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Members of the Senate bureau

Haiti – FLASH : New Earthquake in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre The Technical Unit of Seismology (UTS) informs that an earthquake was recorded this Tuesday and was largely felt in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince… Link: Haiti – FLASH : New Earthquake in Haiti

Haiti – Health : All about health services in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre As part of its commitments of transparency and accountability, the Unit of Studies and Programming of the Ministry of Public Health and Population published at the end of 2017 the 6th Edition of its annual health statistics publication (2016)… Link: Haiti – Health : All about health services in Haiti

iciHaiti – SEMANAH : Towards a cooperation with the American Coast Guards

Source: Haiti Libre On January 5th, Dieudonné Bruno, the Director General of the Maritime Navigation Service of Haiti received at his central office, a courtesy visit of Aaron Delano Johnson, Liaison Officer of the American Coast Guards… Link: iciHaiti – SEMANAH : Towards a cooperation with the American Coast Guards

Haiti – FLASH : Dominicans want to build a dam on the river Artibonite

Source: Haiti Libre Dominican Senator Adriano Sánchez Roa of the Elías Piña Province informed that the funds for feasibility studies and the subsequent construction of the Artibonite hydroelectric plant in Pedro Santana… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Dominicans want to build a dam on the river Artibonite

Haiti – FLASH : Earthquake off Les Cayes

Source: Haiti Libre The Technical Unit of Seismology reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Earthquake off Les Cayes

Haiti – Carnival 2018 : Mayor Chevry apologizes for the change of slogan

Source: Haiti Libre Mayor Ralph Youri Chevry of Port-au-Prince «sincerely apologizes» to all those who joined the Municipal Administration on November 10 to determine a slogan and the theme of the Carnival 2018 and informs that following the negotiations… Link: Haiti – Carnival 2018 : Mayor Chevry apologizes for the change of slogan

Haiti – Security : Towards the creation of a university police force

Source: Haiti Libre Considering that a small group for several months do not cease to pose a set of acts detrimental to the security : fire attempts, physical and verbal aggression, attempted sequestration, death threats, etc… Link: Haiti – Security : Towards the creation of a university police force

Haiti – Economy : The City of Croix-des-Bouquets strengthens its tax service

Source: Haiti Libre On the initiative of the Municipal Council of Croix-des-Bouquets a training workshop on « tax mobilization » was held on 4 and 5 January for employees and executives of the tax department of the Town Hall… Link: Haiti – Economy : The City of Croix-des-Bouquets strengthens its tax service

Haiti – Health : Towards better access to kidney transplant

Source: Haiti Libre According to Haitian surgeon Jacques Maurice Jeudy, organ transplant specialist and director of the Haitian Greffe Center, between 15,000 and 20,000 Haitians suffer from kidney failure… Link: Haiti – Health : Towards better access to kidney transplant

Haiti – Economy : 250,000 barrels of gasoline arrived in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Fils Aimé Ignace Saint-Fleur the Director General of the Monetary Office of Development Assistance Programs confirmed the arrival on Friday at the Thor terminal at Carrefour, of a anker loaded with 250,000 barrels of gasoline… Link: Haiti – Economy : 250,000 barrels of gasoline arrived in Haiti

iciHaiti – Passing Away : Note of sympathy from the Minister of Culture

Source: Haiti Libre In a note, Limond Toussaint, Minister of Culture said to have learned with sadness the news of the death Friday, January 5, 2018 of the Anthropologist of Culture, Professor Rachel Beauvoir-Dominique… Link: iciHaiti – Passing Away : Note of sympathy from the Minister of Culture

Haiti – FLASH : 200 peoples rescued

Source: Haiti Libre The joint efforts of Haitian coastguards and civil protection agents allowed to evacuate, Saturday at midday, up to the last passenger of a boat… Link: Haiti – FLASH : 200 peoples rescued

Haiti – FLASH : Sinking off Caracol

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) has just announced the sinking of a boat, carrying a large number of passengers, off Caracol… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Sinking off Caracol

Haiti – FLASH : The 2018 National Carnival will take place in Port-au-Prince

Source: Haiti Libre Following the agreement reached the day before at the National Palace between the Presidency and the Port-au-Prince City Council, Friday at a press conference, Claudel Dumas, the President of the National Committee confirmed that this year… Link: Haiti – FLASH : The 2018 National Carnival will take place in Port-au-Prince

iciHaiti – Religion : Mgr Max Leroy Mésidor arrived in Port-au-Prince

Source: Haiti Libre After Arcahaie, Cabaret, and Croix-des-Bouquets, the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, Mgr. Max Leroy Mésidor arrived in Port-au-Prince where he was welcomed at the parish of Perpetual Help… Link: iciHaiti – Religion : Mgr Max Leroy Mésidor arrived in Port-au-Prince

Haiti – Religion : Mgr Max Leroy Mésidor expected in Croix-des-Bouquets

Source: Haiti Libre The Commune of the Croix-des-Bouquets is preparing to accommodate with dignity the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, His Excellency Monsignor Max Leroy Mésidor who will be passing through the commune this Thursday, January 4, 2018… Link: Haiti – Religion : Mgr Max Leroy Mésidor expected in Croix-des-Bouquets

iciHaiti – Politic : The Prime Minister visits the Ministry of Defense

Source: Haiti Libre On Wednesday, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant accompanied by some members of his team paid a courtesy visit o the Ministry of Defense where he was welcomed by the Minister Hervé Denis… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : The Prime Minister visits the Ministry of Defense

Haiti – Politic : Year 2017 of the Ministry of National Education

Source: Haiti Libre This is the time of the assessments and the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training has reviewed its most relevant actions carried out during the year 2017… Link: Haiti – Politic : Year 2017 of the Ministry of National Education

Haiti – Politic : Message to the Nation by Senator Dieudonne Luma Etienne

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the commemoration of the 214th anniversary of Haiti’s independence, Sen. Dieudonne Luma Etienne, First Secretary of the Upper House and the only woman elected to the Senate, delivered a message… Link: Haiti – Politic : Message to the Nation by Senator Dieudonne Luma Etienne

iciHaiti – Economy : Waste exports pay more than agricultural exports !

Source: Haiti Libre Since 2014, Haiti exports plastic and metal waste and according to preliminary data made public by the monetary authorities, the export revenue from this waste increased in 2017 by about 30%… Link: iciHaiti – Economy : Waste exports pay more than agricultural exports !

iciHaiti – Football : Our Grenadiers finish the year 2017

Source: Haiti Libre Ranked 56th globally, 6th at the regional level and 2nd at sub-regional level in the Caribbean behind Jamaica, our Grenadiers finish well the year 2017… Link: iciHaiti – Football : Our Grenadiers finish the year 2017

Haiti – Economy : +0.9% inflation in November

Source: Haiti Libre For the month of November 2017, the General Consumer Price Index (base 100 in August 2004) is 324.6 against 321.8 the previous month, showing + 0.9% monthly, the same growth rate as the previous month… Link: Haiti – Economy : +0.9% inflation in November

iciHaiti – Politic : Presentation of joint communiqués to 6 new NGOs

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, December 29, Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, issued joint communiqués, granting the official status of Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for development assistance, to 6 institutions operating in Haiti… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : Presentation of joint communiqués to 6 new NGOs

Haiti – Politic : The diaspora will be able to watch contents of the TNH

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, Gamall Augustin, the Director General of Haiti’s National Television (TNH) and Clifford Dessables, the head of Focused Media Team LLC (Florida), signed a partnership… Link: Haiti – Politic : The diaspora will be able to watch contents of the TNH

Haiti – USA : Message from the US Secretary of State

Source: Haiti Libre Friday in a press release, Rex W. Tillerson, US Secretary of State on the occasion of the independence of Haiti National Day on 1 January, declared… Link: Haiti – USA : Message from the US Secretary of State

iciHaiti – Security : Inauguration of 4 police stations in Artibonite

Source: Haiti Libre Earlier this week in Desdunes, Michel-Ange Gédéon, the Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) and his counterpart of Minujusth symbolically inaugurated the police stations of… Link: iciHaiti – Security : Inauguration of 4 police stations in Artibonite

iciHaiti – Montreal : Haitian Creole Course, session 2018

Source: Haiti Libre The International Committee for the Promotion of Creole and Literacy proposes all residents of the Montreal area, who wish to speak, read and write Haitian Creole, its new sessions of course 2018… Link: iciHaiti – Montreal : Haitian Creole Course, session 2018

Haiti – Environment : Transplantation of 85,000 mangrove seedlings

Source: Haiti Libre Following the study conducted by UN-Environment Haiti, supported by the Ministry of the Environment in January 2017, to identify threats, pressures and constraints underwent mangrove ecosystems… Link: Haiti – Environment : Transplantation of 85,000 mangrove seedlings

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : New police commissioner

Source: Haiti Libre We learned from a reliable source, that Commissioner Zamor Jhon Joseph, will be installed this Friday as new Police Commissioner of the Commissariat of the commune of Petit-Goâve… Link: Haiti – Petit-Goâve : New police commissioner

iciHaiti – Social : Training on engaged citizenship in communities

Source: Haiti Libre The organization Help, in collaboration with the Office of the Protection of the Citizen (OPC), organized before Christmas in Léogâne, a training session on human rights and engaged citizenship or the benefit of… Link: iciHaiti – Social : Training on engaged citizenship in communities

Haiti – Environment : $200,000 for an agroforestry pilot project in the South

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO, have signed a Technical Cooperation Project aimed at strengthen the Ministry’s technical assistance services in the South Department in agroforestry production… Link: Haiti – Environment : 0,000 for an agroforestry pilot project in the South

iciHaiti – Justice : Training in International Human Rights Law

Source: Haiti Libre The 6th training session in international human rights law organized by the René Cassin Foundation of Strasbourg (IIDH) was held at the School of Magistracy (EMA) of Port-au-Prince… Link: iciHaiti – Justice : Training in International Human Rights Law

Haiti – Diaspora : Message from the Consul of Chicago

Source: Haiti Libre Consul Condé reminds the compatriots of Chicago and all the Midwest as well as the friends of Haiti, that the 1st and 2nd of January 2018 bring back respectively the 214th anniversary of our National Independence and the « Jour des Aïeux… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Message from the

iciHaiti – Agriculture : The «resilience funds» strengthen the autonomy of women

Source: Haiti Libre The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in support to the Ministry of Agriculture, is supporting 500 rural households in Grand’Anse in the establishment of « resilience funds » (caisses de résilience)… Link: iciHaiti – Agriculture : The «resilience funds» strengthen the autonomy of women

Haiti – NOTICE : Funeral of the Reverend Father Joseph Simoly

Source: Haiti Libre Following the death of the Reverend Father Joseph Simoly, cowardly murderer on December 21, the archdiocese of Port-au-Prince announces that the mass of his funeral will be celebrated… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Funeral of the Reverend Father Joseph Simoly

Haiti – Social : Wishes 2018 from HaitiLibre.com

Source: Haiti Libre In this festive season, HaitiLibre.com presents its best wishes for the new year 2018, to all its readers of Haiti and the diaspora around the world… Link: Haiti – Social : Wishes 2018 from HaitiLibre.com

Haïti – Social : Message from Protection Civile, Prudence !

Source: Haiti Libre In these times of reflection and celebration, we would like to extend our wishes for peace and security to every family and every community in the country. We take this opportunity to… Link: Haïti – Social : Message from Protection Civile, Prudence !

Haiti – Social : Rain of greetings 2018 on Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre President Jovenel Moïse – Prime Minister Lafontant – Minister of Tourism – Ambassador of Haiti to the OAS – Consulate of Montreal – Consul of Haiti in Chicago – Consulate of Guyana – Senator Etienne – Senator Fethière – PNH – Town Hall of Port-de-Paix… Link: Haiti – Social :

Haiti – Health : Diphtheria kills in Haiti…

Source: Haiti Libre In Haiti, the Diphtheria outbreak began at the end of 2014 and has continued to occur with a total of 348 probable diphtheria cases reported. Since the beginning of 2017, 152 probable cases were reported, with a case fatality rate of 10%… Link: Haiti – Health : Diphtheria kills in

Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of a Level 3 Biosafety Laboratory

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the National Public Health Laboratory inaugurated a national biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory. The U.S. Government and international and local partners supported the establishment of this laboratory… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of a Level 3 Biosafety Laboratory

Haiti – Environment : Project of 3.5 million Euros for the South Department

Source: Haiti Libre This project aims both to improve watershed management, especially water management, and to generate sustainable and diversified income for rural households. The innovative nature of the project lies in the… Link: Haiti – Environment : Project of 3.5 million Euros for the South Department

iciHaiti – Final Foot D1 : Message from the FHF

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Football Federation (FHF) congratulates the Racing Football Club of Gonaïves (RFC) for once again qualifying for a National Championship final, congratulations also to AS Capoise… Link: iciHaiti – Final Foot D1 : Message from the FHF

Haiti – NOTICE : HELP Scholarships, applications open

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Education & Leadership Program (HELP) informs students of Philo and Bachelors that they can present themselves now for the first stage of application, at HELP’s office… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : HELP Scholarships, applications open

Haiti – Environment : Urban beautification works in Bon Repos

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the operation « Lave figi Kwadèboukè » and the end of the year celebrations, Mayor Rony Colin of Croix-des-Bouquets, launched urban beautification works in Bon Repos… Link: Haiti – Environment : Urban beautification works in Bon Repos

iciHaiti – Saint Louis du Sud : Inauguration of two docks

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday as part of the RIAT South project, Colombe Émilie Jessy Menos the Minister of Tourism, inaugurated two dock in the commune of Saint Louis du Sud… Link: iciHaiti – Saint Louis du Sud : Inauguration of two docks

Haiti – Tourism : Inauguration of a pier at Aquin

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the Sustainable Coastal Program including the Integrated Regional Land Use Planning Project in the South (RIAT South) financed by the IDB, Colombe Émilie Jessy Menos, the Minister of Tourism, inaugurated the pier in the commune of Aquin… Link: Haiti – Tourism : Inauguration of a pier at

Haiti – Social : Tribute to the Champions of the Diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre At a tribute party to the Champions of the Diaspora, Stéphanie Auguste, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad honored, 22 Haitians living in foreign lands as a sign of gratitude from the Government… Link: Haiti – Social : Tribute to the Champions of the Diaspora

Haiti – FLASH : Long delays to obtain a Dominican visa

Source: Haiti Libre For over a month Dominican consular missions in Haiti (Pétion-ville, Ouanaminthe, Cap Haitien, Belladères and Anse à Pitre) have a lot of delay to issue visas on passports while we are in high season of visa application… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Long delays to obtain a Dominican visa

iciHaiti – France : OHDH receives the 2017 Human Rights Prize

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Human Rights Observatory (OHDH), has been chosen as the laureate of France’s 2017 Human Rights Prize with « Special Mention » by the National Consultative Commission on Human Rights… Link: iciHaiti – France : OHDH receives the 2017 Human Rights Prize

Haiti – Social : Monthly allowance for disadvantaged people

Source: Haiti Libre As Christmas and the New Year approach, some fifty disadvantaged people, including seniors and people with reduced mobility, will benefit from a monthly allowance… Link: Haiti – Social : Monthly allowance for disadvantaged people

Haiti – ALERT : The Facebook account of the PM hacked

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate of Communication of the Primature informs the general population that malicious individuals hacked the official Facebook account of Prime Minister… Link: Haiti – ALERT : The Facebook account of the PM hacked

Haiti – Security : Graduation of the 28th Promotion of the PNH

Source: Haiti Libre Monday at the National Police School, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, participated in the graduation ceremony of the 28th promotion of the National Police of Haiti… Link: Haiti – Security : Graduation of the 28th Promotion of the PNH

Haiti – NOTICE : Youth Ambassadors Program (YAP) 2018, registration open

Source: Haiti Libre Registration for the Youth Ambassadors (YAP) program for the year 2018 is open. The YAP program targets students aged 15 to 18 and adult mentors from all over the Americas (including Haiti) to promote… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Youth Ambassadors Program (YAP) 2018, registration open

iciHaiti – Social : Artists honor Mayor Rony Colin

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, Wolsky Désinus and Walman Prévilon, of the Atelier Standart, in Marin, on behalf of the artists and craftsmen of the commune of Croix-des-Bouquets, handed to the mayor of the commune, Rony Colin… Link: iciHaiti – Social : Artists honor Mayor Rony Colin

Haiti – Justice : Pre-trial detention, OPC seeks clemency from authorities

Source: Haiti Libre Me Renan Hedouville, the Protector of the Citizen, accompanied by the Commissioner of the Government Ocnam-Clamé Daméus made, last week, an assessment visit of the situation of the national penitentiary… Link: Haiti – Justice : Pre-trial detention, OPC seeks clemency from authorities

Haiti – Bahamas : A Haitian sentenced to 5 years in prison

Source: Haiti Libre Dones Benjamins, 47, from Cap Haitien was sentenced to five years in prison, after pleading guilty to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services, to several charges related to drug trafficking, following the seizure of nearly 2 million dollars… Link: Haiti – Bahamas : A Haitian sentenced to 5 years in

Haiti – Economy : 71 women carpenters trained and certified

Source: Haiti Libre A ceremony was held this week in Grand’Anse to hand over training certificates in more secure construction techniques were awarded to 100 carpenters including 71 women… Link: Haiti – Economy : 71 women carpenters trained and certified

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

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