Haiti - News : Zapping...
Youri Latortue, the President of the Senate, considers that the decision of the United Nations to replace the Minustah by the Minujusth is unilateral http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-20656-haiti-flash-bye-bye-the-minustah-hello-the-minujusth.html . He believes that Haiti must prepare to give a firm national response to this UN decision. Lucien Jura, spokesman for the presidency, said Monday that the unanimous adoption of the UN Security Council resolution had been the subject of major discussions between the Executive and the United Nations and that this was a step in the right direction.
Important meeting with the EU
This week, an important meeting was held between Vincent Degert, Ambassador of the European Union (EU) in Haiti and the Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, the Ministry of Finance, the French Ministry of Education, Charles Jean Jacques, National Authorizing Officer of the European Development Fund (EDF) in Haiti, on EU budget support for the consolidation of the Haitian State "Cooperation with the EU is very important for us to the Government at a time we must do a lot of things with very little [...] the government is committed to clean up the State, reduce public spending, capitalize on gains and reform public administration," indicated Prime Minister Lafontant.
Reconstruction of historic centers of the big cities
On Wednesday, the Head of State announced the setting up of initiative committees on the redevelopment and reconstruction of the historic centers of all the major cities of the Republic, primarily the historic center of Cap-Haitien and all the cities of the Grand South devastated in support of the newly created Public Authorities for Land Management will be set up.
Himler Rébu worried
Former Colonel Himler Rebu is worried about the possibility that Haiti will revive hours of great instability after the departure of the country of Minustah. To avoid this situation, he believed that a reduced contingent of UN troops should remain in the country, as a deterrent, pending the establishment of a national army.
PODDH considers Minujusth unnecessary
Anthonal Mortimé, Executive Secretary of the Platform of the Haitian Human Rights Organizations (POHDH) welcomes the departure of the Minustah and speaks of a small victory. However, he considers that its replacement by the Minujusth http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-20656-haiti-flash-bye-bye-the-minustah-hello-the-minujusth.html will result in no results.
Minister Menos at the launch of the JIMS
Jessy Menos, the Minister of Tourism and her Director General, Andy Durosier, took part in the cocktail of activities to mark the celebration of the International Day of Monuments and Sites (IDMS). http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-20708-icihaiti-heritage-international-day-for-monuments-and-sites.html