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Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education, said that more than 10,000 new teachers now have their letters of appointment and are civil servants. They will receive their first paychecks for the last 4 months of the fiscal year (June to September). Minister Cadet stressed that in the absence of a provision in the current budget, the payment of salary arrears will be addressed in the 2020-2021 budget.
Teleconference with Diaspora
Thursday was held a teleconference between Louis Gonzague Edner Day, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad accompanied by its Director General Ketlène Jean Louis and the President of the "Haitian Diaspora Federation" Ms. Yanick Martin accompanied by some members of this Federation.
Friday afternoon on instructions from President Jovenel Moïse, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe convened the Presidential Commission, which worked on justice reform, to deepen discussions and consultations around the new Penal Code, the subject of much debate in the society.
In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe this week, the National Human Rights Defense Network (RNDDH) expresses its concerns at the deterioration of the security climate and the systematic violation of the freedoms of expression and assembly of the population, by the police.
Covid-19 : Monitoring of preventive measures at airports
Friday July 10 at the National Airport Authority, the Airline Operators and the various state authorities followed up on the evaluation of the first 2 weeks past relating to the preventive measures linked to the spread of Covid-19 in airports. The various actors and authorities concerned have jointly decided to prepare specifications to answer questions about the protection and prevention measures taken by the Ministry of Public Health with regard to passengers and employees.
End of term of the German Ambassador
On Thursday, July 9, the German Ambassador, Manfred Auster, accredited to Haiti, at the end of the mission, made his farewell to President Jovenel Moïse during an audience at the National Palace.