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On Wednesday May 12, 2021, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will examine a project for the composition and dispatch of a Mission in support to the dialogue in Haiti requested by acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33615-haiti-politic-the-pm-asks-oas-help-in-support-of-the-dialogue-with-the-opposition.html
A garden dedicated to Toussaint Louverture in the heart of Paris
Monday, May 10, as part of the Memorial Day of the slave trade, slavery and their abolition, Ms. Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, inaugurated in the presence of the Ambassador of Haiti in France, Josué Dahomey , a garden dedicated to Toussaint Louverture in the heart of Paris (20th arrondissement, opposite 35 rue Duris)
In addition, French President Emmanuel Macron declared "[...] 20 years ago, the French Republic, true to its motto, became the first State to recognize trafficking and slavery as a crime against humanity. Long before, Toussaint Louverture then Victor Schœlcher led the way. We don't forget them."
St-Raphaël : Construction of the power line is complete
The construction of the power line connecting the new 7.2 MW power station in St Raphaël and the existing network has been completed. The first tests with the intelligent substation were carried out on May 9, 2021. The tests will continue for optimal use of the network. See also : https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-33692-icihaiti-promise-towards-the-inauguration-of-the-saint-raphael-power-plant.html
CBIM and DCPR control operation
Sunday May 9, as part of police prevention, a team of motorcyclists from the Corps of Motorized Intervention Brigades (CBIM) and police from the Traffic Directorate of the Road Police (DCPR) carried out control operations throughout the metropolitan area under the personal supervision of the Commander-in-Chief of the Haitian National Police (PNH) where the windows of 52 vehicles were rubbed off and 62 offenders reprimanded. 119 vehicles, 6 motorcycles and 1 vehicle without a license plate were confiscated.
Did you know ?
Yvonne Sylvain (1907 - 1989) is the first woman to enter the faculty of medicine in Port-au-Prince. She graduated in 1940. The first female doctor in Haiti, she continued her studies at the Medical School of Columbia University in the United States and specialized in obstetrics and gynecology.
Street rehabilitation in Saint Michel de l'Atalaye
In Saint Michel de l'Atalaye (Dept. Of Artibonite), rehabilitation works of around 2 km of streets are underway in the town center of the town, of which 600 linear meters are already paved