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On Monday, the 2017 Bac exams took place normally throughout the country. For the 1st Day, Philosophy and Biology was on the program http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21465-haiti-flash-bac-2017-d-1-disciplinary-instructions-schedules-and-subjects.html 136,983 candidates were expected to attend the exams Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education visited several Examination Centers (colleges Canado-haitien, Le Normalien, Massillon Coicou, St Louis de Bourdon, and lycée Marie Jeanne), in order to verify the proper conduct of site of operations.
However, four arrests were reported, one for a false record and three young men surprised in front of an examination center at Carrefour level sending the examination by telephone to candidates... they were handed over to Justice for legal consequences.
CSS report sent to Moïse
The spokesperson and communications advisor of President Jovenel Moïse , Lucien Jura, says that the presidency has received the report of the CSS on the minimum wage http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21461-haiti-flash-the-css-proposes-a-daily-minimum-wage-of-335-gourdes.html and will analyze it. He promised that the Executive will shortly render his decision.
Bailiffs and Clerks, 2nd week of strike
The bailiffs and clerks begin their second week of strike paralyzing the activities of the judiciary. They continue to demand to demand better working conditions and payment of several months of wage arrears.
David Basil at the head of the ULCC
By presidential decree published in the Official Gazette # 105 "Le Moniteur", dated 7 July 2017; Major David Basile is appointed, Director General of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ULCC). He replaces Lionel Constant Bourgoin. David Basile is a former Minister of the Interior under the Martelly-Lamothe administration and former President of the National Committee to Combat Money Laundering (CNLBA).
Employees of the National Ambulance Center on the streets
On Monday, the employees of the National Ambulance Center CAN organized a peaceful march to demand better working conditions, letters of appointment and payment of arrears of wages...
Condolences of the Consulate General of Haiti to NY
The Consulate General of Haiti in New York learned with sadness the death of Mr. Robert Labrousse, former Minister of Haitians living abroad. The Consulate General presents his sincere condolences to the family suffering from this mourning. The Consulate General has the honor to share with you the poem, Si, by the British writer Kipling, said in Creole by M. Labrousse.