Haiti - News : Zapping...
Friday, during the 4th congress of the National Justice and Peace Commission (November 9 to 13) which was held in the commune of Papaye (Hinche). Cardinal Chibly Langlois expressed concern and revolt at the growing insecurity in Haiti and in particular denounced kidnappings, gender violence and insecurity of land tenure.
Taiwan reiterates its support for the agricultural sector
On November 11, Taiwan (Republic of China) reiterated its support to the agricultural sector in Haiti by supporting the Project to Strengthen Rice Seed Production. Let's recall that Taiwan funded the construction of 3 seed centers, the last one inaugurated in Torbeck in October 2020 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32185-haiti-agriculture-inauguration-of-a-new-seed-center-in-torbeck.html with an annual capacity of 3,000 tonnes of rice seeds, a second in Morne Casse in the town of Ferrier (North-East) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29795-haiti-taiwan-president-moise-inaugurates-a-modern-seed-center-in-morne-casse.html with an annual capacity of 5,000 tons and a 3rd in Dezo (Artibonite) with an annual capacity of 12,000 tons of seeds See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26606-haiti-taiwan-$22-million-for-increased-rice-seed-production.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-20392-haiti-agriculture-validation-of-the-draft-seed-bill.html
The FNE will build a National School in Colmini
Friday Joseph Frantz Nicolas, the Director General of the National Education Fund (FNE) was on a prospecting visit to Colmini (Saint-Marc, Dept. Artibonite) with a view to building a National School in this communal section.
La Saline massacre, the US is getting impatient
On the occasion of this 2nd anniversary of the La Saline massacre, the United States reiterated its demand for justice for the victims "We encourage the Haitian government to accelerate & intensify its efforts to prosecute the perpetrators and deliver justice waited for a long time."
For its part, the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) deplored Friday, November 13 that two years after the massacre in La Saline, justice has still not been done to the victims. Recalling that in this popular district in 2019, the RNDDH recorded at least 120 assassinations, 50 disappearances and around fifteen cases of rape...
Download the report on the La Saline massacre (French PDF) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/10-Rap-La-Saline-1Dec2018.pdf
Download the Revised Balance Sheet of the La Saline Massacre (French PDF) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/8-CP-La-Saline-bilan-revise-20Dec2018.pdf
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Fight against the trafficking of cultural goods
On the occasion of the International Day for the Fight against Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods (November 14), Jean Claude Legagneur, the Director General of the Haitian National Pantheon Museum (MUPANAH) invites Haitian collectors to take measures to secure their collections and ensure the provenance of objects before any acquisition. Trafficking of cultural goods refers to looting and clandestine trade, a phenomenon that affects several regions around the world and which contributes to dispossessing peoples of their heritage, their history and their identity.