Haiti - News : Zapping...
In the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018 (July to September), a drop in the Employment Index was observed for both sexes. This drop affected women much more - 9% than men -0.5% year-on-year. This inter-annual decline is attributable to all sectors.
TPS Trial : Sarget vs Trump
On January 10, the two parties presented their final arguments in the federal Saget vs. Trump lawsuit, overturning the Trump administration's decision to terminate the Temporary Protection (TPS) Status effective July 22. 2019. The deadline for submitting post-trial documents for both parties is March 1st. The judge's decision is expected shortly thereafter.
Moïse J-C criticizes the electoral process
This week at a press conference, Moïse Jean Charles, leader of the radical opposition party "Pitit Dessalin" said he doubted the credibility of the electoral process, believing that no election, honest, credible and transparent, is possible with the current Provisional Electoral Council (CEP).
Raise awareness about non-defecation in the open air
As part of the month of the Sanitation, the National Directorate of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DINEPA) launched the 3rd "Mayors Engagement Research Workshop" for the communes of Southeast and Nippes, to raise the awareness of the Mayors on Sanitation issues, particularly on non-defecation in the open air, but also to reflect on local approaches and strategies, aimed at the adoption by the authorities of adequate sanitation behaviors.
André Michel against the decision on Venezuela
Following the resolution voted by 19 countries including Haiti, not recognizing the legitimacy of the regime and the second term of the President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26627-haiti-flash-haiti-votes-against-the-legitimacy-of-the-regime-of-president-nicolas-maduro.html Me André Michel one of the leaders of the radical opposition and fierce opponent of PHTK, the party in power, declared "the decision of Jovenel Moïse of voting against Venezuela does not reflect the will and interests of the Haitian people. We reject it. It is contrary to history and our dignity. A solidarity committee with the people of Venezuela will be presented to the nation on Monday 14 January."
Training : Pre-hospital care for burn victims
On Thursday, the Training Section of the National Ambulance Center (CAN), in collaboration with the leaders of Médecin Sans Frontière (MSF-France), organized a training session for CAN nurses and initial charge for the stabilization of burn patients before reference to Drouillard Hospital. It should be noted that MSF-France had already conducted training on pre-hospital care for burn victims for the benefit of CAN nurses for which it was a recall.