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Criminal Assizes with and without jury assistance, ended this week at the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince without be tried Clifford Brandt https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-18161-haiti-flash-clifford-brandt-10th-audience-trial-postponed-again.html . Me Mozart Tassy, the Principal Clerk of the court announced that the trial of Clifford Brandt will be rescheduled in August, explaining that the delay [10th postponement was caused by the departure of this case of the seating Judge, Jean Wilner Morin. . For the moment this matter is in the hands of Me Joseph Jeudilien Fanfan.
2 presidential candidates desist
This week Nelson Flecourt (Olahh Baton Jenes la 757 votes, 0.05% of the votes at the 2015 election) and Jean Hervé Charles (P.E.N.H. 2,151, 0,14% of the votes at the 2015 election) swithdrew to support a single candidate of the former G30: Jacques Sampeur ("Konbit Liberasyon Ekonomik" (KLE), 2,112 votes, 0.14% of the votes at the 2015 election)
The UNNOH threatens Back to school
Thursday, August 4, Josué Mérilien, the Coordinator of the National Union of Haitian Normaliens (UNNOH) recalles that "If the government wants the reopening of classes to be effective, it needs to own its duties namely: the implementation of the salary scale for teachers, appointment letters of some teachers, payment of baccalaureate supervisors of the provinces towns, problems that must be resolved before the next school year,"
leaving open a strike threat on the next school year scheduled for 5 September.
Lack of funds may postpone elections
The Electoral Adviser Frinel Joseph indicated that only the lack of financing of elections might prevent election day of 9 October, noting "[...] we trust the government that promised to finance the elections..." One asks why it mentioned this possibility if funding is provided... unless this is not quite the case...
Towards a binational union agreement
Thursday opened in Pétion-ville, a binational meeting (Haiti - DR) on the protection of workers around the theme "Together in the fight for decent work and the dignity of workers of both peoples." The discussions between the trade unions of the two countries under the auspices of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (CSA) affiliated to the International Trade Union Confederation, aims to conclude a bi-national union agreement on common concerns of the two countries who should help strengthen the unity of the subregional trade union movement.
Child Protection Code
This week, Sen. Antonio Chéramy, President of the Social Affairs Commission has transmitted to the President of the Senate, the text of the bill establishing the Child Protection Code, asking him to register it to the agenda of the next meeting whose holding is uncertain.