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Haiti - News : Zapping...
On Sunday August 16, President Jovenel Moïse on his return from the investiture of the new elected President of the Dominican Republic, confirmed the arrival on Monday August 17 of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at the head of a large delegation, for discuss cooperation, electrification and bilateral relations
Gas power plant contract, rejected by the CSC
The contract to be signed between the State and the American company General Electric which had been accepted by the National Commission for Public Procurement (CNMP) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31483-haiti-news-zapping.html was returned to the Ministry of Public Works by the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation (CSA/CA), which issued an unfavorable opinion on Friday due to non-compliance with administrative standards according to the explanations of Rogavil Boisguéné, President of the Court of accounts. A decision that postpones the construction project at Carrefour of a 55.5 Mw natural gas power plant pending the revision and compliance of the document...
15 boat people intercepted off Florida
On Sunday, the US Coast Guard intercepted about 22 km off Halouver, north of Miami, a 7m boat in which was crammed 15 Haitian migrants and two Bahamian nationals attempting to enter the United States illegally.
Micro-project for sex workers
Covid-19 is not an excuse to turn a blind eye to inequalities. With this in mind, the Refuge des Femmes organization has joined forces with the United Nations and the United Nations Development Program (PND - Haiti) through the Global Spotlight Initiative to enable 25 women sex workers to be financially independent. As part of this micro-project, which begins this month and ends in October 2020, these 25 women will benefit from : psychosocial support; training on the various forms of violence against women and girls, including sexual exploitation and abuse; training in sewing (making protective masks) and in the production of detergents against the Coronavirus pandemic; a sewing machine, sewing kits and personal protective equipment kits (self-made PPE) and a hygiene and family planning kit.
29 years of diplomatic career
"August 16, 1991 - August 16, 2020. I am celebrating my 29 years of diplomatic career. I have had the honor and privilege to serve and represent my country. I encourage young Haitian diplomats to pursue their career goal with the highest sense of responsibility and citizenship," Bocchit Edmond.
DR : Congratulations from François Nicolas Duvalier
"I extend my congratulations to the new President of the Dominican Republic. I am confident that Haiti and the Dominican Republic will continue to strengthen the bonds of friendships, cooperation and mutual respect," François Nicolas Duvalier, son of the late President J-C Duvalier,