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On the night of Saturday to Sunday a landslide caused the collapse of a house in "Nan Sen Lwi" a locality of Carrefour-feuille. Two people died, a 47-year-old father and his 14-year-old son.
Visit of the La Tannerie Dam construction site
On Saturday Patrix Sévère, the Minister of Agriculture, accompanied by his Director General, the head of agricultural infrastructure and the Departmental Director of Agriculture of the North visited the rehabilitation site of the dam at La Tannerie, located between Quartier-Morin and Rivière du Nord, in order to know the progress of the work and encourage the Cuban and Haitian teams working on this site. The completion of this project will strengthen the agricultural production capacity of all planters on 2,000 hectares of land on the perimeter of La Tannerie. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31319-haiti-agriculture-president-moise-visits-the-construction-site-of-the-tannerie-irrigation-dam.html
Construction of the "Roseline Vaval" high school
Joseph F. Nicolas Director General of the National Education Fund (FNE), met with some representatives of the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) and the firm responsible for carrying out the construction project of the Lycée "Roseline Vaval" in Vialet (Petit-Goâve, West). Nicolas wished to remind the actors involved that the construction work should be completed according to the deadline that has been set, in the next two months.
Did you know ?
On August 5, 1919, the song entitled "La Dessalinienne", lyrics and music Justin Lhérisson and Nicolas Geffrard, was declared "Haitian National Song" The unique article was published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Haiti "Le Moniteur "Wednesday August 13, 1919. As for the national anthem" La Dessalinienne "it was confirmed by article 136-3 of the general provisions, title IX, of the Constitution of 1946.
US Open : Congratulations to Naomi Osaka
Embassy of Japan in Haiti :
"Naomi Osaka won the 2020 US Open! Congratulations on the great victory. Many thanks for the good news and a powerful message in a difficult time for the whole world. Long live the Japanese-Haitian friendship !" See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31785-haiti-tennis-the-japanese-of-haitian-origin-naomi-osaka-wins-the-us-open.html
In addition, the young tennis star Naomi Osaka of Haitian origin tweeted "I would like to thank my ancestors because everytime I remember their blood runs through my veins I am reminded that I cannot lose."
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