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On Thursday, the Commission for the Inventory and Assessment of Traditional Medicines Used against the Coronavirus Covid-19, presented the preliminary results of its work. This structure analyzed more than 70 recipes which, according to it, have given convincing results in the fight against the disease. However, the commissioners concede that their work is very limited, calling for further research.
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Death of former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-Hui
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe learned with sadness the news of the death of former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-Hui on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the age of 97. A great friend of Haiti and the first native of Taiwan to become president elected by universal suffrage, Mr. Lee Teng-Hui largely contributed to the democratization of his country during his mandate from 1988 to 2000. His commitment, his efforts and his role in his country's political transition after the dictatorship earned him the nickname "Mr. Democracy". On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Haiti, Prime Minister Jouthe expresses his sympathies to the government and the Taiwanese people terribly affected by this disappearance.
"I extend to the Taiwanese people the condolences of the Haitian people on the death of Lee Tang-hui who was the first President elected by direct universal suffrage. I salute his memory and his contribution to the good relations that exist today between Haiti and Taiwan," President of the Republic of Haiti Jovenel Moïse
"I offer my sincere condolences to the Taiwanese people on the passing of former President Lee Teng-hui," Chancellor Claude Joseph.
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The Water and Sanitation project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID-Haiti) awarded a grant of $167,000 as part of its Business Acceleration Fund at the State University of Haiti (UEH) to expand its existing soil laboratory at the Henry Christophe Campus to perform drinking water tests. This is the first project of its kind in the North of Haiti. These efforts will help Haiti provide quality drinking water to all Haitians.
200,000 barrels of diesel arrive
A cargo of 200,000 barrels of diesel and 59,000 barrels of kerosene will arrive, this Saturday, August 1, 2020, aboard the boat "Unique Guardian", informs the Office of Monetization of Development Assistance Programs (BMPAD) which invites the population to keep his calm.