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"The celebration of Vertières' illustrious victory, this 18 November 2017, is the demonstration of the will of Haitians, through their political leaders [...] to take the national historic destiny into their own hands" declared President Moïse who took the opportunity to remobilize the Armed Forces of Haiti (FAD'H), during a speech on the boulevard of the northern metropolis, Cap-Haïtien. Download the complete speech by the President of the Republic Jovenel Moïse (PDF) http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/vertieres-214-discours-jovenel-moise.pdf
"The General Direction of the State Lottery, salutes the commemoration of Vertières which challenges our fellow citizens to a real recognition of the determination of our ancestors so that born this country where we all live."
"The remobilization of the FAD'H, besides being a pledge for the internal security and the civil protection, is a testimony that Haiti wants to take back in hand," said Max Rudolph Saint-Albin the Minister of the Interior.
"Even today, Vertières defies the rising sun and the starry night by waking up proudly under the rhythm of the boots of its reborn Armed Forces ! Long live National Sovereignty !" Senator Ralph Féthière (PHTK).
"I wish a good patriotic return to the FADH, one of the founding institutions of our beloved Nation," . François Guillaume II, former Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE).
"This November 18, anniversary day of the crucial battle for the final victory. A day of glory that unites all Haitians, converging on the ideal of our fathers who have beaten to consolidate our pride as a people. A landmark day for this nation that has experienced events of setbacks. Together let us honor the courage of our predecessors and commemorate Vertières in peace and serenity !" Senator Dieudonne Luma Etienne.
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International Day of the Rights of the Child
his year the International Day of the Rights of the Child will be held around the theme "yon fanmi pou chak timoun". On this day, Monday, November 20, the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) will organize a ceremony to accredit new foster families to promote the rights of the child.
Two-color hoist at border crossings
Saturday by order of President Jovenel Moïse, the 18 border points of the country have hoisted and floated proudly our flag, to symbolize this new era marked by the return of the Armed Forces of Haiti http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22741-haiti-vertieres-a-page-of-history-is-turned-a-new-chapter-opens-dixit-jovenel-moise.html
Terrorist threat and security in a connected world
Friday officers of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) followed a presentation on tourism, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the use of digital tools for investigation.
Compulsory military service ?
"The introduction of the obligation of military service is imperative for the consolidation of a true national army to live together in Haiti [...] NATIONAL ARMY of LIVING TOGETHER in HAITI," declared former Prime Minister Evans Paul.
Saturday several hundred demonstrators responding to the call of the opposition coalition protested against the remobilization of the army, shouting "Jovenel must leave, we do not need army." For political activist André Michel, one of the spokespersons of the opposition coalition, the Head of State "[...] is setting up a partisan army" asserting "the remobilization of the army was to be the subject of a national debate [...] We should not have set up this army unilaterally as the government is doing it."