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The new trial of Clifford Brandt scheduled Thursday, October 25 at the Court of Gonaïves was postponed sine die See also : https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-25918-icihaiti-justice-new-trial-of-clifford-brandt.html
Tennis : Naomi bows against World #2
Wednesday in Singapore, last tournament of the season WTA, gathering the 8 best players of tennis of the world, this first Master for the Haitian-Japanese of the world tennis Naomi Osaka (20 years) 4th in the classification, turns difficult. After his defeat in his first game against American No. 8 World Sloane Stephen 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-25906-icihaiti-tennis-master-naomi-osaka-nervous-bows-for-her-first-match-7-5-4-6-6-1.html , Naomi for her second match signed her second loss after 2:33, in a tight match against German number 2 world Angelique Kerber in 3 sets (6-4, 5-7, 6-4). Note that if Kiki Bertens (Netherlands, 10th in the world) win against Sloane Stephens, Naomi risks the elimination of the Master.
Women, engine of Haiti's economic recovery
The US Ambassador to Haiti Michèle Jeanne Sison participated in the 2nd Annual Economic Forum organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Women Entrepreneurs of Haiti around the theme "Women, engine of Haiti's economic recovery". The US diplomat said, "These important dialogues are truly a way for women to develop their own businesses, create prosperity in their communities and learn the best practices that will support Haiti's prosperity. These exchanges as well as these networks will serve not only your members, but all Haitian businessmen wishing to play a leading role in economic growth."
Failure of the General Assembly of the Bar
On Wednesday, the extraordinary General Assembly of the Bar of Port-au-Prince, planned could not take place for lack of a quorum. 170 out of 788 lawyers were present. This meeting has been postponed to Friday, regardless of the number of lawyers present, said the president, Me Stanley Gaston. The lawyers who have been on strike for about two weeks are due to comment on the incidents involving several lawyers, the departmental director of the West of the PNH and several police officers, on October 9 at the Palace of Justice.
Budget for agriculture
On Wednesday at the Royal Decameron, Branly Eugene, the Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, officially launched the Ministry's budget programming workshop for the 2018-2019 financial year. During this 3-day workshop, departmental service coordinators and units will work on the various financial files for the current fiscal year.
Diaspora France : 16th edition of the Haitian Week
The Haitian Community of Northern France (CHNF) organizes two days "Looks at Haiti through the work of Raoul Peck" on Saturday 27 and Sunday, October 28 in Lille, as part of its 16th annual Haitian week, 5 films Haitians will be screened at the cinema "Le Kursaal" 135 rue Roger Salengro in Hellemmes-Lille
Saturday, October 27: at 2:00 pm "Haitian corner" and 5:15 pm "L'homme sur les quais" at 8:15 pm snacks and exchange on the cinema of Raoul Peck
Sunday, October 28: at 2:00 pm "Moloch Tropical", 5:30 pm "Assistance mortelle" 7:30 pm small restoration and exchange on international assistance in Haiti and 8:30 pm "Meurtre à Pacot"
Entrance fee 6 euros for 1 films or 25 euros for 5 films
An exhibition selling handicrafts and paintings will also be organized