Haiti - News : Zapping...
Thursday, at the end of an important meeting with the Finance and Economy Committee of the Chamber of Deputies https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25939-haiti-economy-socio-economic-situation-of-the-country-the-minister-of-finance-in-parliament.html Ronald Décembre, the Minister of Economy and Finance announced that the draft budget 2018/2019 will be tabled in parliament on October 31, 2018. This budget is valued at 166 billion de Gourdes, 9 billion less than the one deposited in Parliament before the riots last July which had been estimated at 175 billion gourdes.
Zombification and forensics
On Wednesday Dr. Philippe Charlier, a forensic scientist, anthropologist, archaeologist and French journalist, spoke at the National Police Academy to discuss zombification and its legal medical aspects. Late afternoon at the National Bureau of Ethnology (BNE) if he gave a lecture on zombies!
Textile sector jobs up
Despite a difficult year the Textile sector continued to create thousands of jobs in Haiti. As of September 30, 2018, total employment was 52.187 or 13% higher than the previous year at the same date.
Moïse appoints the Secretary General of the Delegation of Artibonite
Thursday President Jovenel Moses, in the official journal Le Moniteur N° 186 issued a decree appointing citizen Tchawell Cesar, Secretary General of the Delegation of Artibonite
FIFA Ranking, Haiti wins 1 place
Thursday, in the last ranking of FIFA the national team of the Grenadier advanced from a very small place from 104th to 103rd with 1,216 points. In the CONCACAF zone, Haiti's ranking remains unchanged at 11th place.
USA : Strengthening the business climate in Haiti
On Thursday morning, Ambassador Michèle Sison and her team met with the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Haiti to discuss how the United States and Haiti can continue to work together to strengthen the business and economic climate, and of investments in Haiti.