Haiti - News : Zapping...
The National Carnival Committee invites revelers to vigilance after receiving a patient attacked with a syringe. The Haitian Red Cross Advanced Medical Post has transferred the wounded man to the State University Hospital.
Two police officers injured by bullet
On Monday, Western Regional Director Berson Soljour said two police officers have been injured by bullet. Agent Thomas Wagner (on the shoulder) and Léogâne Municipal Inspector Jean Fritz Antoine (at the foot), stating that these two attacks have nothing to do with the National Carnival.
Macaya Park : Restoration of ecosystems
In Haiti, we still have very few natural areas that have not been disturbed, including Macaya Park, the largest and most important one whose ecosystems were severely damaged by the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Aware of the importance of this heritage, the entire team of the Botanical Garden of Les Cayes, after a scientific tour conducted last January, givbes itself as mission to mobilize Haitian scientists, academics and nature lovers to become more involved to its restoration. As a result, a scientific exit will be carried out from 25 to 27 February 2018 to help participants understand the challenges of the Park in order to propose solutions for its conservation.
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Deputies demand accountability to the Minister of Finance
Of Deputies written to the Bureau to ask Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the Minister of the Economy and Finance, to present a report on the implementation of the budget for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017-2018.
National Carnival : Message from Calvin Cadet
In a message Calvin Cadet, the Director General of the Ministry of Communication asks the population participating in the National Carnival to have "[...] behavior worthy and respectful to each other in this great popular festival... That the strongest protect the weak, especially those of particularly vulnerable groups: children, the elderly, the disabled and women. Let us respect all the safety instructions and take full advantage of this great festival in peace to offer a positive image of Haiti through our cultural colors. Happy Carnival 2018, everyone !"
Summit of Heads of State
Avenide Joseph, the spokesman for the presidency announced that Haiti will receive on 26 and 27 February the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean community, convinced that these assizes will be a good showcase to promote a positive image of the country.