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On Wednesday, the Ambassador of Haiti to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), Jean Victor Harvel Jean-Baptiste, appointed in 2016 under the Privert Transitional Government to replace Ambassador Edmond Bocchit, was recalled by the Haitian Chancellery. Léon Charles, the Minister Counselor at the Permanent Representation of Haiti to the OAS in Washington DC, will assume his acting position pending the appointment of a new Ambassador.
Barcelona attack, message from Moïse
Following the attack of Barcelona, Spain, which killed 14 people and wounded over 100, the President Jovenel Moïse sent his deepest condolences to the families and relatives of the victims...
Haiti excluded from a world report
The recently published World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 does not include Haiti because Haiti has not met the minimum requirements, just as Guinea, Guyana, Myanmar, Seychelles and Swaziland "For this reason, these economies are not included in this year's edition of this report."
Minister of Economy defends his budget in the Senate
On Thursday, Patrick Salomon, Minister of the Economy and Finance, gave the reasons for the 2017-2018 budget law in the Senate. This new stage follows the favorable vote obtained in the Chamber of Deputies where the draft budget law obtained a favorable vote http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21758-haiti-politics-finance-bill-2017-2018-voted-almost-unanimously.html . Preliminary discussions took place between the Minister and Senators Hervé Fourcand, Nahoum Marcellus and Sorel Jacinthe, before the quorum was reached and the session opened by Youri Latortue.
Moïse inspects work at the airport
Thursday, President Jovenel Moïse went to Toussaint Louverture International Airport to inspect the modernization and rehabilitation work in progress http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21771-haiti-politics-follow-up-of-works-at-the-toussaint-louverture-international-airport.html
Installation of the Deputy DG to the UCREF
Jean Claudy Pierre, the Director General of the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MJSP) acting on behalf of Minister Heidi Fortuné, has installed Ronald D'Mezart as head of the Central Financial Intelligence Unit (UCREF), an institution under the authority of the MJSP. He succeeds to this postion to Me Clevens Sanon.