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Tuesday Me Bernard St-Vil, the Dean of the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince, in the presence of lawyers, magistrates, representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Superior Council of the Judiciary and the National Police of Haiti, proceeded to the installation of Me Paul Éronce Villard as new Commissioner of the Government of Port-au-Prince and Chief of Public Prosecutions. He replaces the resigned Commissioner Ocnam-Clamé Daméus at this position https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26406-haiti-flash-the-commissioner-of-the-government-dameus-resigns.html . Me Paul Éronce Villard promised to lead a merciless fight against corruption, serious crime, trafficking in persons, juvenile delinquency and to make the Procuratorate of Port-au-Prince, a model in Haiti.
70 million for the coffee and cocoa sectors
At the "Konsome loka" fair (December 15-16) the agronomist Abel Cléomé took the opportunity to share with the producers and consumers, the various activities undertaken by the National Institute of Haitian Coffee (INCAH) to revive the two sectors (coffee and cocoa). He mentioned a project of 50 million gourdes in the four coffee regions to support producers in these areas in order to increase production and a second project of 20 million gourdes for the cocoa sector in the departments of Grand'Anse and North where two nurseries and pre and post-harvest treatment centers will be set up to revive production.
775 community restaurants reopened before the end of the year ?
Gilbert Buteau, the Director of the fight against poverty at the Fund for Economic and Social Assistance (FAES) said earlier this week that the reopening of 775 community restaurants announced last month https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-26233-icihaiti-social-775-community-restaurants-in-operation-by-the-end-of-the-year.html will be stocked and opened by the end of 2018. Charles Ernest Chatelier Director General of FAES confirms that 96 community restaurants currently operate in the metropolitan area https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24410-haiti-social-provision-and-reopening-of-100-community-restaurants-in-the-west.html , 59 in the North https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-26113-icihaiti-social-food-delivery-for-59-community-restaurants-in-the-north.html and 30 in the North West...
Closure of the Haitian Consulate in Miami
The Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami informs the public in general and the press in particular, that the Consulate will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 and Monday, December 31, 2018, Tuesday, January 1 and Wednesday, January 2, 2019 on the occasion of the New Year, the celebration of the 215 years of our Independence and the Day of the Ancestors. The activities of the Consulate will normally resume on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 8:00 am "The Consulate General takes the opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and of Independence."
Start of budget analysis
The analysis of the draft budget 2018/2019 began Tuesday in the Chamber of Deputies. The members of the Finance Commission had a working session with Ronald Décembre, the Minister of Economy and Finance. Download the Finance Bill 2018-2019 (PDF) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/Projet_de_loi_de_finances_2018-2019_Version_Decembre_2018_signe.pdf