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In 2021, remittances from the diaspora to Haiti are expected to reach $3.8 billion (28% compared to last year), according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) which publishes each year statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean. This is a record in unrequited transfers to Haiti.
Europe : Conditional Development Aid for Haiti
Janez Lenarčič the European Commissioner for Crisis Management, visiting Haiti on Friday and Saturday, September 18, clarified that the European Union will not release its development aid of 400 million euros for the period 2021-2028, without democratic guarantees specifying "This political crisis must be resolved, that the institutions be strengthened and that the control (of funds) be improved, that the corruption be eradicated, because, without it, the aid development cannot achieve its objective."
The DR not tired of helping Haiti
On Saturday, September 18, President Luis Abinader declared in New York that even if all the donor countries seem tired of helping Haiti, this is not the case of the Dominican Republic which wants the situation to change in Haiti. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34782-haiti-unicef-out-of-$73-3m-emergency-aid-requested-for-haiti-less-than-11-have-been-received.html and https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34778-haiti-education-without-international-aid-nearly-200-000-children-will-not-be-able-to-return-to-school-in-haiti.html
The ULCC controls the offices of the Ministry of Planning
ULCC investigators carried out on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 a verification at the premises of the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation (MPCE) as part of the ongoing investigation into the use of Local Development Funds and Regional Planning called Communal Funds from 2015 to 2020. The good collaboration of officials and executives of this Ministry facilitated this operation.
Canada : Haitian Embassy closed
The Embassy of Haiti in Canada informs the Haitian community and the general public that its premises will be closed on Monday, September 20, 2021, in accordance with the decree of September 17, 2020 declaring the day of September 20 "Dessalines Day" commemoration of 263rd birthday of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Founding Father of the Fatherland. Activities will resume on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
Earthquake : Haiti thanks the members of CELAC
During the 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Claude Joseph in his speech conveyed the thanks of the Government and the Haitian people to all the partner countries of the region who have provided solidarity support to Haiti in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and following the powerful earthquake of August 14, 2021 that devastated the southern region. He called for the continuation and strengthening of international and regional solidarity towards Haiti as part of the reconstruction and economic and social recovery of the great south of the country.