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In accordance with the commitments of the Prime Minister to supervise the judicial institutions in their investigation of the PetroCaribe issue, Prime Minister Céant had a working session Tuesday with Pierre Volmar Desmesyeux the President of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation (CSC/CA) to inquire about the evolution of the Court's audit on the management of PetroCaribe funds. On Thursday he held a working session with the Superior Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ), and took the opportunity to announce the publication of the list of contracts concluded under the PetroCaribe Fund, contracting companies and the state of progress of projects.
J-C Moïse announces 3 days of demonstrations
Former Senator Jean-Charles, leader of the platform of the radical opposition "Pitit Dessalines", announces several days of demonstrations on the national territory, on 10, 17 and 18 November 2018, to demand the departure of the President Jovenel Moïse and continue to demand accountability for the use of PetroCaribe funds.
The Minister of Finance goes back on his statements
Thursday, November 8, at a press conference the Minister of Economy and Finance, Ronald Gray Décembre, retracted his statements made Monday about a possible adjustment of gas prices at the pump. He denounced a misinterpretation of his statements that he had only pleaded for a targeted adjustment that would favor the poorest strata and that, however, it remains difficult to understand why the Minister speaks of price adjustment of fuels for the underprivileged (public transit subsidy) if it is not in view of a rise in prices at the pump https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26037-haiti-economy-the-budget-deficit-2017-2018-a-sinkhole-close-to-26-billion.html
Joseph Lambert concerned about insecurity
On Wednesday, Senator Joseph Lambert, President of the Senate, concerned about the insecurity in the country, met with Michel-Ange Gédéon the Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) on the security situation of the country in general and that of the metropolitan area and provisions concerning Parliament in particular. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26063-haiti-news-zapping.html
12th edition of Artisanat en fête
The 12th edition of the great fair "Artisanat en fête", will be held Saturday, 10 and Sunday, November 11 at the Historical Park of Sugarcane. Some 187 exhibitors from different parts of the country will exhibit their works.
End of Martinique's mission
A delegation from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Martinique (CCIM) is on a prospecting mission to Haiti since November 6 to explore business opportunities in Haiti. "We want to see what products can be imported from Haiti in Martinique and also the opportunities that can be offered to Haiti, as well as the financial contributions," said Philippe Jock, the President of the CCIM. The group of entrepreneurs from Martinique should leave Haiti this Friday, November 9th.