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On the occasion of the International Day against Trafficking in Persons, the International Organization for Migration (IOM - Haiti) encourages you not to trust false promises of better living conditions abroad. Make sure you travel under the regular conditions with your travel documents. Protect your life and that of your family. For more information on human trafficking, please call us toll free at 840.
Barbancourt rum on the podium
American Forbes Magazine has listed the 7 best rum produced in the Caribbean and Latin America region. Haiti with its Barbancourt Rum, Special Reserve 8 years old is ranked 3rd after the rum of Venezuelal Santa Theresa 1796 (2nd) and "Ten to One" a Caribbean white rum which ranks first.
"Isaias" Storm damage
The communes of Camp-Perrin, Aquin, Fond des Nègres and Saint Jean du Sud recorded significant losses in the banana plantations. No casualties were reported. Damage was also reported at Pont Béthel (Cabaret) and Pont de Coujole (Arcahaie). See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31417-haiti-flash-first-assessment-of-the-storm-isaias.html
4 disabled people at the Chancellery
The Minister of Foreign Affairs welcomes the completion of the appointment process for the 4 people with reduced mobility who are to join the Central Services of the Chancellery from next week. He also thanked the Prime Minister who granted the benefit of urgency to this file. The Minister therefore wishes success to these new recruits in the service of Haitian Diplomacy.
Ontario : a Haitian Vice-President of Studies at Laurentian University
A Haitian-Canadian Marie Josée Berger, originally from Les Cayes, has been appointed vice-rector of studies at Laurentian University located in Sudbury, Ontario, a university recognized as the largest provider of bilingual university courses at a distance in Canada. Her mandate is for 5 years from August 1, 2020.
New DG at the Ministry for the Status of Women
Marie Giselhaine Mompremier, Minister for the Status of Women, this week installed Dr. Sofia Loréu as the new Director General of the Ministry. She replaces Hémanex Gonzague Désir, who was in the interim.