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"The United States supports Haiti in its efforts to combat kidnappings and gang violence; however, the updated decrees of the National Intelligence and Public Security Agency are still not in accordance with the fundamental principles of democracy, the rule of law or civil and political rights," declared the Embassy of the United States. United in Port-au-Prince.
$10 Million Canadian for Agriculture
Canada and Switzerland, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, today announced the Jaden Kreyol / PROFISUD project of nearly $10 million Canadian dollars with the NGO Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF) to support more than 2,500 families in Grande Anse and the South of Haiti.
Denial of the Embassy of Haiti in DR
"The Government of the Republic of Haiti, through its Embassy in the Dominican Republic, denied the information disseminated according to which there would be a link between the case of the two young Dominicans kidnapped https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33117-haiti-kidnapping-the-two-dominicans-and-the-haitian-interpreter-released.html and that of the former mayor Chevry wanted by the National Police of Haiti, who is detained in the Dominican Republic."
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UN and elections in Haiti
The elections this year in Haiti can contribute to the return of democracy in this country, currently in political crisis, estimates the Secretary-General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, in a report submitted this week to the Security Council "This year offers Haiti the opportunity to end a troubled period of governance by decree, restore democracy and strengthen long-term stability," writes Guterres adding "The smooth running of the various electoral processes planned for the next ten months, as well as the prospect a peaceful transfer of presidential power to a duly elected successor, would greatly contribute to placing the Haitian people more firmly on the path of development, with better economic prospects."
PM and the Protestant march
On February 25, 3 days before the march on Sunday February 28 convened by the Protestant sector, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe met with representatives of the Protestant sector. According to him, this interview took place on certain important points such as : the referendum on the new Constitution, the elections and the security situation. The Government assured these pastors that it would continue to work to resolve the problem of insecurity, particularly kidnapping.
Freedom of the press
"The Government is doing everything to protect press freedom, a pillar of democracy and the rule of law," declared Rockefeller Vincent the Minister of Justice recalling "The journalist also has the duty to verify the authenticity, the accuracy of the information and is held to respect professional ethics."