Haiti - News : Zapping...
Thursday a rockfall occurred in a sandpit in Jacmel. Agents of the National Police of Haiti (PNH), firefighters and volunteers of the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) have extracted two bodies without life under the scree where 3 men were buried. The search and rescue operation, which lasted more than five hours, was suspended due to the high risk of further rockfall. A person is still missing. See also : http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23300-haiti-notice-suspension-of-extraction-of-sand-at-the-morne-cabri.html
FLASH Carnival : Inscriptions of queens and kings
The National Carnival Committee informs the public that the inscriptions for the selection of the queens and kings of Carnival 2018 will take place from January 18 to 25, 2018, inclusive, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at the Ministry of Culture and Communication, at the Champ de Mars. Contact person: Mrs. Edmée Beauvil, Heritage Branch. Applicants must: Be between the ages of 18 and 25 - Be single - Be in the terminam class, in vocational training or at university.
Salon of the Digital Economy
The Haitian Office of Copyright (BHDA) will participate in the second edition of the Digital Economy Exhibition of the National Council of Telecommunication (CONATEL) to be held from 19 to 20 January 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Capois Square In the Champs de Mars, BHDA invites the public to take part in this show by visiting the office kiosk.
Denial of the Embassy of Haiti in France
The Embassy of Haiti in France informs the Haitian community in France and friends of Haiti that it is not at the origin of the message circulating on social networks since Tuesday, January 16 at night, announcing the alleged death of a young woman whose identity was not know. The diplomatic mission remains attentive to the information and will not fail to keep you informed.
Football : Victory of Grenadières [3-2]
Thursday, in the final phase of the playoffs counting for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, our young Grenadiers defeated Trinidad & Tobago [3-2]. Haiti take second place in Group A and save their entry into the CONCACAF phase thanks to a hat-trick of Nérilia Mondésir aka "NériGol" at the 25', 45' and 52 minutes of play. On January 20, our Grenadières will face Costa Rica and the 22nd Canada.
Conan O'Brien shooting in Haiti
Thursday the popular television host and comedian, Conan O'Brien arrived in Haiti for the shooting of his show in different cities of Haiti. He was received by the Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos at the Diplomatic Salon of Toussaint Louverture International Airport. A patrol of the Politour ensures the safety of the film crew.
Establishment of standing committees postponed
Thursday, the session to set up standing committees to the Chamber of Deputies was postponed again. The 4 political blocks http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23301-haiti-news-zapping.html have not yet reached an agreement on the formation of these structures, according to the Bureau of the House.