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On Monday, at the opening of the 2nd Ordinary Session of the 2018 legislative year, the Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant deposited according to the constitutional requirements before the National Assembly, the report of the achievements of his government from January to May 2018. However, he was unable to present the document under the hisses and whistles of parliamentarians. The Senate Speaker had to terminate the meeting prematurely.
World Day Against Child Labor
On Tuesday at the Montana Hotel (Olivia Room) the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Haiti celebrated the World Day Against Child Labor from 10:00 to 12:00 on the theme "Health and Safety Generation". This year's celebration promotes the adoption of an integrated strategy that includes, among other things, the adoption of relevant policies to end the hazardous work of children, to ensure quality education for all, to combat the risks to safety and security. health specific to young workers.
Curage on the Momance River
On June 9th, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant went to Léogâne to inquire about the progress of the cleaning works on the Momance River, which will limit the risk of flooding and loss of life. during bad weather during the hurricane season See also : https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-21935-icihaiti-leogane-moise-in-inspection-of-the-clearing-of-the-river-momance.html
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Built in the late 19th century, the Iron Market (also called Hyppolite Market or Valiières Market) was inaugurated in 1891 by President Florvil. Hyppolite, who bought this metal construction made in Paris originally intended to equip a railway station in Cairo (Egypt) but whose project was not realized. This market arrived in Port-au-Prince from Paris in spare parts. Assembled on site, it has become a symbolic monument of the capital.
Lafontant on a construction site visit in Gressier
Saturday Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, accompanied by the Deputy Antonio Véricain went to the commune of Gressier to monitor the progress of construction of the section of road Gressier / Kenscoff which will, among other things, to open the door. South entrance of the capital. He also visited the sugar factory in Darbone.
EU : Departure from Maarten Vergauwen
The executives of the Office of the National Authorizing Officer of the EDF and some partners gathered to wish a good departure to Maarten Vergauwen, in charge of the Program Governance and Civil Society (State Building Contract SBC) at the Delegation of the European Union in Haiti, after 3 years of fruitful collaboration and wished Mr Vergauwen success for his future projects.