Haiti - News : Zapping...
The call for the strike launched by the National Federation of Health Workers (FENATRAS) which was to become effecive February 5 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23398-haiti-politic-unfulfilled-promises-announcement-of-unlimited-strike-in-public-hospitals.html was canceled. An agreement was reached Wednesday between health authorities and trade unionists.
Justice : New Appointments
Following various dismissals, Heidi Fortuné the Minister of Justice made two new appointments: Me Yvenne Tibeau, a lawyer at the Bar of Gonaïves, is appointed substitute of the Government Commissioner at the Prosecutor's Office of Port-au-Prince and Josué Decilma, is appointed substitute of the Government Commissioner at the Gonaives Prosecutor's Office.
Our Grenadières received at the Palace
Thursday at the National Palace, the First Lady Martine Moïse, received the players of the U-20 women's selection, qualified for the World Cup France 2018 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23429-haiti-politic-presidential-welcoming-for-grenadieres.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23406-haiti-flash-our-grenadieres-u-20-qualified-for-the-world-cup-france-2018.html
Moïse talks with Canadian Ambassador
On Wednesday, Canada's Ambassador to Haiti André Frenette met with President Moses. He informed that he had "a productive meeting with the President on many important issues" and that he took the opportunity "to congratulate the President on the victory of Haiti's U-20 women's team" https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23406-haiti-flash-our-grenadieres-u-20-qualified-for-the-world-cup-france-2018.html
Textiles sector expose projects and constraints
On Thursday, as part of the Head of State's vision to encourage private investors (Haitian and foreign), Prime Minister Lafontant met with representatives of the Haitian textile sector who had the opportunity, not only to expose the projects to expand the sector, but also to inform the Head of Government of the constraints that hinder the development of the sector. Prime Minister Lafontant, after having outlined the main priorities of his Administration, has shown commitment by reassuring investors of the support of the Government.
Popular US blogger Demetria Lucas in Haiti
On Thursday, famous American actress writer and blogger Demetria Lucas, arrived in the country as part of an experimental visit to Haiti. Indeed, the young woman intends to spend a few days visiting and testing the destination for a full report on his blog. Received by staff of the Ministry of Tourism, her agenda is already busy, with activities including a visit to Jacmel for the carnival this weekend, visits to tourist sites, night out and restaurant to enjoy the local cuisine. She will be back in New York on Monday, February 5th.