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This year again the Carnival of Port-au-Prince announced last October and the National Carnival (Gonaïves) announced on December 28 by Michel Lapin, the Minister of Culture will take place at the same time on March 3, 4 and 5, 2019. The budgets for each of these carnival are not known. In addition, the traditional Carnaval of Jacmel will take place on February 24, 2019.
OPL concerned about the situation
The Organization of the People in Struggle (OPL) expresses concern about the deterioration of the socio-political situation of the country which contributes to the devaluation of the Gourde and requests the authorities to adopt as soon as possible the necessary measures to correct this situation.
Illiterate rate higher than 50%
After 75 years of literacy initiatives, the literate rate remains above 50% in Haiti and the Moïse-Céant Government intends to give a new impetus to the fight against illiteracy through a new program called "KONBIT ALFA in schools" whose first implementation is expected next February in the department of North-East, informed Émile Brutus, the Secretary of State for Literacy
Estates General : The Committee requests more time
The Steering Committee of the Sectoral General States of the Nation requests from President Jovenel Moise an additional period of 4 months to allow it to finalize its work on the holding of this next big gathering.
Pre-carnival activities, D-7
Pre-carnival activities will begin on Sunday, January 13th. During 7 Sunday Haiti will dance to the rhythm of the carnivalesque songs of groups and artists before the three fat days.
Installation of the Executive Director of HUP
On Friday, Dr. Lauré Adrien, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health, proceeded to the installation of Dr. Frantz Gérald Nerette as Executive Director of the University Hospital Peace (Hôpital Universitaire la Paix - HUP).