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Amid emotions and solidarity, the First Lady of Haiti, Martine Moïse, accompanied to the Toussaint Louverture International Airport, the parents of Charles Midshaïna Keyla 6 year old who suffers from a brain tumor, for emergency surgery in Cuba. Please note that the responsibility for this heavy operation has been assumed by the Office of the Presidency.
Moïse calls deputies to trust PM
On the sidelines of the mass funerals celebrated on the Place d'Armes in Gonaives, and despite the sad circumstances, the Head of State appealed to deputies to give a vote of confidence to the Prime Minister named Jack Guy Lafontant, by ratifying his General Policy http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/declaration-de-politique-generale-lafontant.pdf at the session , which is scheduled to take place on Monday, 20 March 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Mirlande Manigat, signature sale
Friday at Quisqueya University, Mirlande Manigat signed her latest book entitled "The Amendments in the Constitutional History of Haiti". In this book, Mrs Manigat sheds light on the various attempts to amend the Constitution of Haiti.
Food crisis towards an effective emergency response
On Saturday morning, a delegation of "Food for the Poor" composed of members of the Council of the institution and some executives went to Jérémie to meet with religious and civil society leaders in order to address the great food crisis that face Grand'Anse and to establish effective response strategies face of the emergency.
First Lady at Fort-Liberté
Saturday, First Lady Martine Moïse, was in Fort-Liberté (Department of Northeast) to take part in the celebration Mass of Saint Joseph, on the occasion of the patronal feast of this commune and wished "Happy birthday to all Fort-Dauphinois and Fort-Dauphinoises."
Inflation forecasts in Haiti show a year-on-year decline of 13.9% in February, 13.8% in March and 13.6% in April 2017. On a monthly basis, inflation should be to + 1.1% in February, + 0.8% in March and + 0.7% in April 2017. These forecasts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are based essentially on the recent past of inflation.