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The session scheduled this Thursday in the Senate, on the report of the special commission on the use of PetroCaribe funds did not take place and was postponed "sine die". Senators from the majority bloc asked for more time for consultations, confirmed Senator Yuri Latortue.
Slavery in Libya, Haiti intervenes at the OAS
Wednesday, as part of the regular session of the Permanent Council of the OAS, the Permanent Mission of Haiti read the Press Release http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22828-haiti-politic-new-condemnation-of-haiti-against-slavery-in-libya.html of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dated 24 November 2017, concerning the inhuman and degrading treatment inflicted in Libya on migrants of African origin. In his introductory remarks, Ambassador Léon Charles recalled that as the first Black Republic, symbol of an arduous struggle against slavery, Haiti could not to pronounce on this intolerable situation prevailing in Libya.
Christmas : Strengthening of security
The deputy spokesman of the national police, Inspector Gary Desrosiers announces the adoption of a set of measures to ensure the safety of the population during the holiday season. He mentioned in particular the reinforcement of the police presence through the streets.
CEP : Representatives of Parliament soon known
Parliament's representatives on the Permanent Electoral Council (CEP) will be known next week, Senate President Youri Latortue announced.
Port-de-Paix : Identification of municipal agents
In the process of restructuring the various services, the Port-de-Paix Municipal Council informs that the agents of services cabotage, gambling and display are clearly identified in order to dispel any doubt among the population and fight corruption. These employees are dressed in a blue T-shirt with the name of the Service assigned and are provided with an identification badge.
Mercredi les deux nouveaux ambassadeurs accrédités en Haïti http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-22859-icihaiti-diplomacy-two-new-accredited-ambassadors.html Leszek Bialy (Poland) and Danilo Pantovic (Serbia) made Floral Offerings at the National Pantheon in memory of the Fathers of the Haitian Homeland, followed by a guided tour of the Haitian National Pantheon Museum (MUPANAH) where they were welcomed and accompanied by Mrs. Michèle Frisch, the General Director of the Museum.