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The General Directorate of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) asks the departmental directorates of the institution to cancel all vacancies and leave of their staff, identify, secure all strategic establishments, public markets, supermarkets shopping centers, centers and places of incarceration, bridges and highways and to strengthen the surveillance of the land and sea borders because of threats of looting and fire that weigh on public and private infrastructure as part of the demonstrations planned before, during and after the historic day of October 17, 2018.
Rejection of the minimum wage
Officials of trade unions reject the new minimum wage of 420 gourdes per day of 8 hours of work for workers in the industries of assemblies oriented to export (Article 5 Segment F of the decree https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25766-haiti-flash-all-details-on-new-minimum-wages.html ) According to them, this adjustment of 70 gourdes (+ 20%) will not allow the workers to provide for their needs evoking the sharp increase in the rate of inflation... Télémaque Pierre, member of the Trade Union Platform of Textile Factories, demands the dismissal of the 3 representatives of the workers' movement in the Superiot Council of Wages (CSS), who agreed without consulting the trade unionists, to transfer the salary report to the President of the Republic.
Thanks of Jovenel Moïse
"I would like to thank the international community for the sympathy and support shown after the October 6th earthquake https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25774-haiti-flash-the-last-assessment-of-the-earthquake-is-heavier.html , Haiti is sensitive to the spirit of solidarity expressed, in similar circumstances, by governments and organizations around the world," Jovenel Moïse.
Earthquake : Dominican deputies observe a minute of silence
On Tuesday, at the request of Radhames Camacho, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic, the deputies observed at the beginning of the session, a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the magnitude 5.9 earthquake. hit Saturday the North of Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25774-haiti-flash-the-last-assessment-of-the-earthquake-is-heavier.html
DPC keeps mobilization in the North
On Tuesday, during a stock-taking conference, the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) indicated that it is maintaining the mobilization to accompany the population and the victims in the various zones affected by the earthquake of October 6th. 4 drinking water trucks were transported to the affected areas and 4,000 food kits were distributed under the coordination of the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES). The Ministry of Public Works is working to make roads accessible and to assess damaged buildings.
The CCIPN dialogues with DR
The Chamber of Commerce of Industry and Northern Professions (CCIPN) had a working session with the Consul of the Dominican Republic in Haiti on cultural exchanges and trade agreements between Cap-Haitien and the neighboring Republic.