Haiti - News : Zapping...
Thursday at the Karibe Hotel, on the sidelines of the 8th International Finance Summit, Jean Baden Dubois, the Governor of the Central Bank, announced to the press the upcoming interconnection of all the debit cards in Haiti "We are testing the interconnection of the entire system in question. The public will have access to it in the future, not to say in the very near days. This provision will allow any debit card holder to access the services offered by the ATM of all the banks of the place offering the same services.
Martinique wants to import 75 tons of fruits and vegetables from Haiti
On Friday, Carmel André Béliard, the Minister of Agriculture, paid a visit to the Tamarinier Laboratory, which coincided with the visit of a group of Martinican entrepreneurs on a prospection mission to Haiti following the workshop held in November 2017 between a delegation Martinique and Haitian agricultural producers http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22706-haiti-agriculture-haitian-organic-fruits-and-vegetables-in-the-martinique-market.html . The objective of this group is to reach a partnership with producers in Haiti to import 75 tonnes / year of about forty organic products (fruits and vegetables).
Winner of the « Hackathon »
The names of the winning teams of the "Hackathon" which took place on the sidelines of FinTechn 2018 http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-24062-icihaiti-technology-fintech-summit-2018-and-hackathon.html which has ended Saturday, were unveiled by the jury composed of executives from BRH, BRANA and REBO.
Theolien and Jason, BRANA Award
Emilson and Julio Son, REBO Award
Ketel and Rodely, BRH Award
Women in the tourism sector
Colombe Emilie Jessy Ménos, the Minister of Tourism took part in the 63rd Statutory Meeting of the Commission of the Americas (CAM) of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Asuncion, Paraguay http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24094-haiti-news-zapping.html around the theme "Women's empowerment in the tourism sector". The purpose of this meeting was to present various reports on the situation and development of tourism in the region, human trafficking, sexual exploitation of youth in the sector, the presentation of the new UNWTO Direction to be in charge of the Section. Finally, Guatemala was chosen by acclamation to be the host country for the 64th meeting.
Sharing experiences and crop insurance
In the context of the 8th International Summit on Finance which ended on Friday, Alfredo Matias representative of the "Fondacion Solidaridad", of the Dominican Republic, shared the experience of the participatory budget of the municipalities of his country, a form of citizen participation which, in a context of local governance, can help to invest in and maintain the municipalities. In addition, another panel composed of agronomist Simphard Dadaille of the National Council of Cooperatives, Raoul Tribié, Coordinator of the Insurance Supervision and Control Unit of the Ministry of Economy, Emile Pantaléon, Technical Director of Personal Insurance at Alternative Insurance Company (AIC) and Isabelle Delpeche, Director of Microinsurance at AIC, developed the theme "Crop Insurance in the Haitian Agricultural Sector".
Moïse met with Florida Senator Marco Rubio
On Saturday in Lima, Peru, President Moïse met with Florida Senator Marco Rubio. "This warm meeting allowed us to discuss issues related to strengthening ties between the United States and Haiti," said Moïse.