Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
The Directorate General of Electricity of Haiti bring to the attention of subscribers of Fontamara, Carrefour, Leogane and Gressier in particular the failure caused by a transformer damaged by lightning Saturday, August 18, at the sub-station of Rivière-Froide, was completely repaired. Also, the subscribers of the affected areas begin to receive electricity in their homes, as before.
Reconstruction of government buildings
Monday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, had a meeting with of engineers of the HADOM and the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of PLAN on the reconstruction of government buildings.
The Minister of Finance skeptical
The wage increase of 15% for police officers and 20% for teachers raises the kepticism of the Minister of Economy and Finance, Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie. She considers illogical this approach and is convinced that this measure will have negative effects on the budget of the fiscal year 2012-2013.
Anthony Phelps wins poetry award
Last Sunday, the jury of the poetry award of the 14th Salon international du Livre insulaire de Ouessant (France) awarded the Haitian poet Anthony Phelps (84 years)of its poetry award for his book "Nomade je fus de très vieille mémoire".
Change of address of the Consulate General of Haiti in New York
Important Notice: The Consulate General of Haiti in New York will be transferred at 815 2nd Avenue (between 43rd and 44th) 6th floor in Manhattan, from 1 September 2012. For additional information 212-697-9767. Subway services - Grand Central 42 St 4 5 6.
Training of executives of the public administration
23-24 August 2012, the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH) organizes at the Hotel Le Manguier, in Les Cayes a training session on disability issues for executives of the public administration.