Haiti - News : Zapping politics...
Monday thousands of Lavalas activists and supporters have taken the streets of Port-au-Prince against the organization of the second round of presidential elections January 29, 2017 and to require compliance with the Constitution of 7 February 2017 for the Supreme inauguration at the head of the country. They demanded the advancement of the holding of the second round. Senator Nenel Cassy, candidates of Fanmi Lavalas for reelection in Nippes, denounced a clear desire to delay the vote.He is convinced that it is a planning of a ertain sector to prevent the organization of the forthcoming elections to bar the way to the return of Fanmi Lavalas in power.
FNE : $135M taxes collected
As part of National Fund for Education (FNE), of Universal Schooling Program Free and Compulsory (PSUGO), the collected revenues from June 15, 2011 to October 24, 2016 amounted to over 135 million US dollars ($135,053,508.93) including 13,078,525.51 from Natcom, 117,014,810.30 from Digicel and 4,960,173.11 from Comcel. These amounts do not include the tax of 1.50 dollars collected on remittances from the diaspora.
A French team of medical specialists
unday, two physicians precursors of a French medical team of 7 doctors (surgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians and nurses) arrived in Port-au-Prince. At the disposal of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) and PAHO / WHO, they are deployed in hospitals of Les Cayes and Jérémie. Their first response will focus on major surgeries in polytraumatologie to the benefit of wounded patients during the passage of Matthew.
Pierre Espérance disagree
Pierre Espérance, Executive Director of the National Network Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) rejects the resolution of the judges of the Court of Cassation, noting that even before the amendment of the 1987 Constitution, it was not the judges of the Court of Cassation who claimed themselves the Power.
Stefano Manservisi believes in the post-election stability
Monday, Stefano Manservisi, Director General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission declared "We expect in the electoral process that the country reaches stability after the elections. The reconstruction needs not only of physical and financial resources but also a stable political framework, inclusive and consensual."
UNDP is committed to supporting town halls
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP Haiti) met with the Association of Mayors from Grand'Anse (AMAGA) to discuss the response to the recovery and reconstruction of the departments hit by Matthew. The UN organization has undertook to support the strengthening of town halls for a real development of their communes.