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Tuesday, Michelson Nelson Spokesperson of the Association of Customs Officers of Haiti (ADH) announced a truce of the strike that has paralyzed all activities in the customs of the country since Monday, March 5 last https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23791-haiti-politic-8th-day-of-strike-customs-agents-set-up-emergency-cells.html and the return to work. This decision follows an agreement Monday with the government, aimed at giving the government more leeway according to the union that expects in the coming months to a "durable solution" and not a "cosmetic solution". For its part Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, Minister of the Economy welcomed this decision, pointing out that this strike has made lost about 900 million Gourdes to the Haitian State
Two girls die burnt
On Monday evening, two 2-year-old girls died in the fire of their house in Ouanaminthe. The origin of the incident remains unknown. The grandmother of the two small victims reported that 2 other children were also in the house but had time to escape.
Brazil : 17 million for 3 Vocational Centers
On Monday, Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education held a meeting with the Ambassador of Brazil in Haiti, Fernando Vidal around the project to build 3 Technical and Vocational Training Center in the departments of Artibonite ( St-Marc), South (Cayes) and North-East (Fort-Liberté). At the end of this meeting the two men decided to speed up the implementation of this project financed by Brazil to the tune of $ 17 million.
Inter-Lycée Chant Contest of the Caribbean
Merlanka Silencieux of Collège de Côte plage and Péguy Roberto Carlos of the Canado-haïtien will represent Haiti at the Inter-Lycée Chant Contest of the Caribbean, in Guyana from March 15 to 19, 2018 and Guadeloupe from April 4 to April 8, 2018 at the "concours de chants inter scolaire Podium Ecoliers".It should be noted that Merlanka Silencieux and Péguy Roberto Carlos respectively came out as champion and vice-champion at the "concours de chants inter scolaire Podium Ecoliers", in in June 2017. Remember that in 2009, it was Haiti that won the competition thanks to the good performance of the young artist Annie Alerte Joseph in the interpretation of the song "Yo" by Tabou Combo
Ambassador Sison «electric»
Tuesday, Ambassador Sison on tour in the North https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23813-haiti-usa-respect-for-the-haitian-people-dixit-ambassador-sison.html visited the Caracol Industrial Park, including the Caracol Electricity Service, whose plant and electricity network provides electricity 24/7 to the industrial park and also supplies 12,000 homes, businesses and organizations in 5 communes. To know more : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-9015-haiti-social-usaid-awarded-$24mm-for-electricity-24-24-in-the-north.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-15718-haiti-economy-the-caracol-industrial-park-in-figures.html
Women Agricultural Fair
On March 16, in the department of Artibonite, the Ministry of Women's Affairs will organize an agricultural fair with 13 feminist organizations that will exhibit agricultural products harvested and processed by the women of this department.