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Monday a fire broke out in a tower antenna Digicel on Rue Benoit Petit-Goâve. The population of the neighborhood extinguished the fire. One of the 2 generators is completely destroyed.
Situation of the Haitians in Chile
This Tuesday the situation of Haitian migrants in Chile should be discussed at a meeting scheduled between the new Chilean President, Sebastian Pinera and the Haitian Chancellor, Antonio Rodrigue. Information confirmed by Senator Nahoon Marcellus, President of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, which specifies that a new migration agreement between the two countries will also be discussed.
National Palace : Bidders soon known
The Working Group and Reflection for the Reconstruction of the Historic Building of the National Palace met the representatives of the pre-qualified bidders of the Architecture Competition for the reconstruction of the Palace. This first meeting was an opportunity to introduce the participants to the rules of the upcoming competition and the jury members. A ceremony will be held in a short time for the official presentation to the general public of pre-qualified bidders and members of the jury.
Strike : The State loses 150 million per day
Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, Minister of the Economy and Finance, deplored the fact that the Haitian state loses 150 million gourdes every day because of the customs strike. Since March 5, 2018, already 8 companies in the textile sector have already closed their doors for lack of raw materials blocked at customs, inability to meet the orders of some customers, lack of raw material supply. Several thousand workers find themselves on the streets, temporarily deprived of jobs See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23791-haiti-politic-8th-day-of-strike-customs-agents-set-up-emergency-cells.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23753-haiti-flash-customs-agents-strike-manufactures-close-and-send-back-their-workers.html
The Senate in retreat
Monday the Senate, paralyzed for almost a month, began a 3-day retreat on the Côte des Arcadins to try to reconcile the divided senators on many issues including that of the withdrawal of the PetroCaribe file and find an agreement around the organization of a plenary session that it has not been able to carry out since 1 February 2018
Education and health, possible tripartite cooperation
Guy G. Lamothe, Ambassador of Haiti to Mexico, received the Honorary Consul of Romania in Haiti Huswald Timothee. The two diplomats spoke about possible opportunities for tripartite cooperation (Mexico-Haiti-Romania) in the field of education and health.