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"I salute the courage and perseverance of Mr. Jeudy Jean Horel which has 6 years old decided to continue his classical studies. A message of hope for young people. Proof that it is never too late to achieve one's goals in life," said Delmas Deputy Gary Bodeau, Speaker of the Lower House.
The Mayor of Les Cayes accuses the PM
The resigning mayor http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24570-haiti-flash-gabriel-fortune-the-mayor-of-les-cayes-resigns.html of Les Cayes Jean Gabriel Fortuné accuses the Prime Minister of having financed the demonstrations against him and ordered the attacks perpetrated against his daughter and his company. Claiming to have caught the wrath of Jack Guy Lafontant for having declared in the press that Lafontant was out of place. Also Jean Gabriel Fortuné announces that he will sue the head of the government.
5th General Census of the population
Haiti launches its 5th General Census of Population and Housing under the leadership of IHSI. The pilot phase started yesterday in 4 departments of the country to test the device.
Results of the Pate Kòde Week
At the grand finale of the first edition of Pate Kòde Week http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24604-haiti-culture-which-restaurant-does-the-best-pate-kode-in-port-au-prince.html held at the Smokey's Restaurant restaurant, 5 restaurants out of 23 participating restaurants, were rewarded (Coin 95, 2 prizes). Below, the list of winners.
Choice of the public and the most local: Coin 95 (2 Prizes)
Sponsor's Choice: Smokey's
The most succulent: Exta'z
The most innovative: Habitation Turpin
The Jury Prize: Quartier
Liquidation of heritage OXFAM GB
Oxfam-Great Britain has been declared "persona non grata" http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24670-haiti-flash-the-ngo-oxfam-gb-no-longer-authorized-in-haiti.html for violation of Haitian law and serious violation of the principle of the dignity of the person. The Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, Aviol Fleurant, announces the liquidation, shortly, of the assets in Haiti of the British NGO.
FulbrightRecognizing the value of two-way academic exchange, Chargé d’Affaires Robin Diallo hosted Fulbrighters past and present to celebrate the successes of the program and discuss how advanced degrees serve Haiti’s future. We congratulate the cohort of seven (7) Haitian Fulbright nominees who will be traveling to the United States to complete their masters’ degrees.