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This Friday, September 17, 2021, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Haiti will hold a ceremony to award scholarship certificates to Taiwan to 24 young Haitians.
Chancellor Claude Joseph in Mexico
At the invitation of the Mexican Government, Haitian Chancellor Claude Joseph left Haiti on Tuesday September 14 for Mexico to participate in the 6th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the independence of Mexico which will be held in Mexico City on September 16 and 18, 2021. Wednesday 15, on the sidelines of the Summit, Claude Joseph signed on behalf of the Haitian Government the "Constitutive Agreement of the Latin American and Caribbean Space Agency" intended to facilitate the development of technology transfer between member countries for the realization of exploration activities and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
Tuesday evening, the daughter-in-law of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, Dr. Lara Théard Nazon, kidnapped on September 10 in Pétion-ville, was released by her captors. The conditions of her release are unknown. At the same time, the young Verno Fulgence, kidnapped on September 4 in Gressier, was released against ransom the same day.
South : D-18 before the start of the school year
Wednesday, September 15 Sofia Loréus, the Minister for the Status of Women also coordinator of Government action in the south met the Departmental Directors of Public Works, Finance, National Education, the National Police of Haiti, Civil Protection and the Departmental Delegate in order to define a strategy that can facilitate the start of the school year scheduled for October 4, 2021 in this department, according to the wishes of the Government.
Justice : Chancellor Joseph calls for international support
"Two months since the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the intellectual authors and financial of this crime continue to circulate freely with impunity. The Haitian people continue to demand justice for their President. I reiterate my request to the UN for a special international tribunal to be established https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34412-haiti-justice-the-chancellery-asks-the-un-for-help-in-the-investigation-into-the-assassination-of-president-moise.html , in support of the Haitian justice, in order to judge and condemn the guilty of this heinous assassination whose preparation and execution have an international scope," Claude Joseph, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Almost 5,500 disabled people affected by the earthquake
The number of people with disabilities who were affected by the earthquake of August 14, 2021 in the departments of Sud and Grand'Anse stands at nearly 5,500, according to the latest Civil Protection report. Of this number with needs for drinking water, food, tarpaulins and sanitary protection material, such as masks and medicine, are 2,150 women and 445 elderly people. The Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities recommends targeting this category of the population through massive humanitarian aid.