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"I learned with great sadness the drama that occurred at the Canal de la Tortue. My condolences to the families, friends and relatives of the deceased," said Michel Martelly. For his part, Jovenel Moïse said "Mwen pataje soufrans fanmi viktim vwalye yo ki tap soti Zile Latòti. M'ap kontinye travay ak Semana pou trajedi konsa pa rive ankò" http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21841-haiti-flash-sinking-23-survivors-6-victims.html
2nd convocation of the Minister of Defense
At the initiative of a score of deputies who disagreed with the process of recruiting of the first military aspirants of the new Haitian armed force, Minister Hervé Denis is again convened in the Lower House on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, following the failure of the previous convocation. The deputies warned that if he did not appear, this convocation, could turn into an interpellation.
Morne l’Hôpital dangerous
This week, Pierre Simon Georges, the Minister of the Environment, launched a protection and surveillance operation at the Morne l'Hôpital ion order to raise public awareness of the danger posed by this location.
FNE law ratified after 5 years of blocking
Thursday evening, after 5 years of parliamentary blockade, the Chamber of Deputies ratified the law creating, organizing and operating the National Education Fund (FNE) tabled in parliament since June 2012 by 59 votes for, 0 against and 2 abstentions. Let us recall that this law had been voted in first reading by the deputies favorable to the power in place in August 2012 and sent to the Senate, controlled by the opposition who had buried this law to the bottom of a drawer... It is only in June 2017 that the Senators ratified this law by making several changes, which necessitated its return to the deputies to be voted again in the same terms. This law will now be transmitted to the Executive for publication in the Official Journal "Le Moniteur".
PM wants to strengthen immunization services
On Friday, to assist in strengthening access and organizing immunization services in the country, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafiontant met with a high-level delegation from the Alliance Group on Immunization and Immunization (GAVI) in its official residence.
Words of Nesmy Manigat
"With the 16.5 million Global Partnership for Education (GPE) http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21842-haiti-politics-the-world-bank-continues-to-subsidize-the-education-sector.html Haiti joins the list of countries that finance their sectoral plan with partnership funds," said the former Minister of Education Nesmy Manigat, President of the GPE Governance & Ethics Committee http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-20279-haiti-education-nesmy-manigat-re-elected-at-the-head-of-the-gpe-governance-and-ethics-committee.html