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At a press conference on Wednesday, Jean Baden Dubois, Governor of the BRH confirmed that two commercial commercial banks were sanctioned for non-compliance with the rules in force following checks by inspectors from the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH). They are the Unibank which will have to pay a penalty of 865.4 million Gourdes and Capital Bank 3.9 million Gourdes. Governor Dubois did not disclose the reasons for these sanctions, only stating that the reasons for these penalties were not the same for each bank.
First anti-corruption alert box
Thursday August 27, Me. Hans Ludwig Joseph the Director General of the Unit for Combating Corruption (ULCC), installed in the premises of the Court of First Instance (TPI) of Port-au-Prince, the first box of anti-corruption alert, in the presence of the dean of the TPI and the Government Commissioner. This approach is part of the implementation of the decree of September 8, 2004 which provides, at the behest of the ULCC, a permanent alert system allowing citizens to submit a message to denounce, inform and seize the Institution for any act or suspicion of corruption.
Jamaica : Haitian issues and business opportunities
Herns Meamours, the Haitian Consul in the Turks and Caicos Islands, met last week the Honorary Consul of Jamaica in Providenciales, Allan Eden-Hutchinson. The two diplomats discussed in particular certain problems related to the Haitian community of the jurisdiction and also economic opportunities between Haiti and Jamaica.
Micro-finance institutions under the control of the BRH
In the context of financial inclusion, Jean Baden Dubois confirmed that the Government had published a decree dated August 25 which stipulates that micro-finance institutions are now subject to the regulatory measures of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH).
UEH : Monitoring Commission on Law Education
Installation of the Monitoring Commission on the teaching of Law in Haiti. For Fritz Deshommes Rector of the State University of Haiti (UEH), based on the work of this commission, "students will enjoy better learning, evaluation and supervision conditions. The final dissertations will be better directed, better developed and the defenses carried out according to methods more in relation to the elementary academic requirements. [...] The result will be better-trained graduates, more confident in themselves and in their abilities..."
Jérémie : Covid and Patronal Day
On the occasion of the patronal feast of Saint-Louis-Roi-de-France in Jérémie, on August 25, the Central Office of the Ministry of Public Health with the Sanitary Directorate of Grand'Anse mobilized communication technicians and health officers in order to continue to educate the population on barrier gestures allowing them to limit the spread of Covid-19.