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The Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) has purged the list of 120,000 mothers benefiting from the program "Ti Manman cheri", for the moment, some 57,930 vouchers were delivered. On November 30, vouchers not delivered by Unitransfert will be returned to the FAES to be returned to the Treasury pending the enlistment of other mothers in need whose children are in school, said Chatelier Charles Ernst the Director General who said that there were no "zombie" mothers in the program.
Consulate Orlando Notice
The Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Orlando informs the Haitian community of Central Florida that the payment of services requested at the consulate will be made exclusively by "money order" from Thursday, November 8, 2018.
PetroCaribe : Lamothe and Bellerive convened
Government Commissioner Clamé Ocnam Daméus extended a new invitation to former Prime Minister Laurent S. Lamothe https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25923-haiti-petrocaribe-laurent-lamothe-did-not-show-up-at-the-prosecutor-s-office.html as part of the open investigation into the management of PetroCaribe funds. He is expected at the public prosecutor's office at 1:30 pm on Friday. Former Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive (under Préval and Martelly) is also expected the same day.
Increase in fuel prices, the Government contradicts itself
While Ronald G. Décembre, the Minister of Finance spoke this week of a future Fuel Price Adjustment https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26037-haiti-economy-the-budget-deficit-2017-2018-a-sinkhole-close-to-26-billion.html Eddy J. Alexis the Secretary of State for Communication ensures that there will be no increase on fuel prices under the Government of Céant...
Prohibited workers demonstrations
The protests planned for November 5-7 by the Haitian Autonomous Workers' Union (CATH) to demand a minimum wage of 1,000 gourdes have been banned by the Departmental Directorate of the West (DDO) of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) which justifies its decision by explaining that Boulevard Toussaint Louvertute is not a place conducive to demonstrations. Fignolé Saint-Cyr the Secretary General of CATH deplores this decision and promises protests in the form of work stoppage in factories...
Tabling of the Elections Act, postponed
Contrary to the announcement of the Government, the draft electoral law was not tabled on Wednesday in the Senate of the Republic for security reasons. The tabling of the document should not be done until next week, the President of the Senate having asked the Director General of Police to take measures to strengthen the security in the area of the Parliament at bicentenary.