Haiti - News : Zapping...
Plant 1 million trees in 24 hours !
Pierre Simon Georges, Minister of the Environment announces a major reforestation campaign on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Macaya level https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16966-haiti-environment-the-macaya-national-park-one-of-the-key-natural-sanctuaries-of-haiti.html in order to improve the environment. One million trees will be planted during this day, says Minister. Environmental agents will also be involved in raising awareness of the ecology, the importance of trees and the need for reforestation. One of the innovations of this campaign is that each tree will be "baptized", that is, it will bear the name of the person who planted it. In terms of monitoring, Minister Georges says that these trees will be under the protection of forestry agents.
$27 million equipment for DINEPA
The State has purchased about $ 27 million worth of equipment and materials for the functioning of the National Directorate of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DINEPA) and the town halls of the metropolitan area. President Moïse says that the resources were mobilized from the Treasury, and that following a call for tenders he was waiting for the delivery of these equipment.
Moïse wants to make Belladère a modern and model city
Friday, President Moïse went to Belladère, visited the Municipal Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and then continued on foot to the Town Hall office, where the Mayor handed him the keys of the city "My visit meets my campaign promise to make Belladère a modern and model city by the end of my term. An urban renovation plan will be put in place to change the appearance of the houses in the city. In the next rainy season, Belladère will be integrated into the reforestation program," said the Head of State.
Follow-up of the work of the Palace of Finance
Work is progressing well on site of the Palace of Finance to house the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the General Directorate of Taxes, the General Administration of Customs and the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation, with the completion of major works and the beginning of finishing work.
On Saturday, as part of a cultural exchange between American and Haitian schoolchildren from Saint Marc de Jeannette Institution (Haiti), St John's Military Academy of Wisconsin and Moraine Middle School (United States), the Tour Operator Passion Tours and Events made a visit to La Ferrière Citadel to allow these students from both countries to better understand the history of Haiti. At this occasion, the PoliTour, was at the rendezvous to accompany and secure these young foreign and local visitors.