Haiti - News : Zapping...
Fearing that the Senators of the radical opposition is trying to block the scheduled ratification meeting of the PM this Wednesday at 11:00 am (as the opposition had tried in the House of Representatives https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28661-haiti-flash-missed-attempt-76-deputies-vote-in-favor-of-the-pm.html ), Gary Bodeau, the Speaker of the lower house asks the Speaker of the Senate, Carl Murat Cantave to assume his responsibilities in ensuring that the meeting ends with a vote.
Mirlande Manigat and the extension of the mandates
Tuesday at a press conference, Constitutionalist Mirlande Hyppolite Manigat said "The mandate of deputies is 4 years, the term of senators 6 years, there is no extension [...]" Recalling that for several years, the senator who wins the vote with the greatest number of votes, is elected for 6 years, the second for 3 years and the third for 2 years. She says "The apparent confusion over the tenure of senators is not a constitutional issue. It's a political question."
Dealing with people, what does the law say ?
"Human trafficking, procuring, domesticity, prostitution are offenses for which the law sets a sentence of 7 to 15 years imprisonment," said the government commissioner, noting that the legislator also provided for fines that could to go up to 150 million Gourdes. Someone who does not denounce the trafficking when he is aware is considered as an accomplice, according to the law of April 30, 2014. Considered as an offense by omission, this person will be punished in the same way as the perpetrator.
UNICEF supports back to school
For the start of the school year in Haiti, UNICEF supports 106 public schools (school kits, tables and benches), 45,000 children (school kits), 20 fully equipped temporary spaces and 50 public preschool rooms equipped with kits for the development of the early childhood (ECD).
1st Lycée to obtain the France Education Label
The Embassy of France congratulates the Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable (Saint-Marc) which is the first Haitian establishment to obtain the France Education Label. This label recognizes the quality of the plurilingual teaching provided to the 400 students of this school (teaching Creole, French, English and Spanish), member of the network of partner schools of the Embassy of France. Learn more about this Label: www.labelfranceducation.fr
CONATEL in Hungary
A delegation of the National Council of Telecommunication (CONATEL) composed of Pierre André César, Coordinator of the Computer Unit and Councilor Gerald Jerome participates since Monday in "ITU Telecom World 2019" held in Budapest (Hungary). Artificial intelligence, 5G and the Internet of Things are the dominant themes of this 4-day show.