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"This Monday, January 13, 2020 brings back the end of the 50th legislature. We note the lapse of the Parliament and we take note of this institutional vacuum caused by the departure of the Chamber of Deputies and 2/3 of the Senate.
This institutional vacuum is a historic opportunity for the actors to get together in order to initiate the reforms which must lead to the transformation of this predatory State into a servant State which will put an end to this permanent crisis which jeopardizes the future of the country." declared President Jovenel Moïse on Monday
Jacmel : 10 years of January 12
The Town Hall of Jacmel jointly with a series of partners marked the ten years of the earthquake of January 12, 2010. This Sunday afternoon, a wreath of flowers had been placed on the mass grave of the victims of this drama in the cemetery of Jacmel.
Message from Laurent Lamothe
"More than 250,000 dead, devastated families, wasted dreams and a country on their knees, this 12/01 marks a turning point in the history of our country : 10 years already ! I present my deep respect and my sympathies to families and friends who lost everything. Bravo and courage to all who dared to rebuild !" said former PM Laurent S. Lamothe on Sunday
USAID Assistant Administrator on Tour in Haiti
USAID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, John Barsa, will be in Haiti from January 11 to 15, 2020. During his stay, he will represent USAID at official earthquake ceremonies and visit projects that USAID is implementing in concert with the people of Haiti, among others in the health sector and the distribution of emergency foodstuffs to Haitians affected by the crisis.
2020, bicentenary of the death of Henry Christophe
The year 2020 brings back the bicentenary of the death of Henry Christophe, King Henry I, one of the Fathers of the Fatherland. The Museum of the Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) pays homage to this builder king and offers its visitor the pleasure of appreciating the legacies it has left to posterity.