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Dr. Lauré Adrien, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health, announces that the samples taken last month in Gros Morne (Dept. Artibonite) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-36802-haiti-flash-a-suspected-case-of-monkeypox-discovered-in-the-artibonite.html and sent to Atlanta for monkey pox tests came back negative.
Embassy of Haiti in DR, closed
The Embassy of Haiti in the Dominican Republic informs the public in general and the Haitian community in particular that with reference to the Order published in the Special Monitor no. 18 of Monday, June 23, 2022 declaring a public holiday and non-working on July 7, 2022 to mark the date of the assassination of the President of the Republic of Haiti H.E. Mr. Jovenel MOISE, the Mission will close its doors on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Activities will resume at Usual schedule, Friday, July 8, 2022.
New DG Customs installed
Julcène Edouard was installed on Friday July 1, 2022 as Director General of the General Customs Administration (AGD). He succeeds Romel Bell who left this position following suspicions of corruption. Previously Julcène Edouard was a director at the AGD.
2 Haitian authors awarded by the French Academy
This Thursday, June 30, the French Academy published its list of winners for the year 2022. Two Haitians appear this year in this list :
HEREDIA PRIZE : for the novelist, playwright and poet Jean D’Amérique, for his collection of poems "Rhapsodie rouge" published in 2021 by Éditions Cheyne
PRIZE FOR THE RADIANCE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE : for the historian Frantz Voltaire, for all of his work as a historian qualified by the French Academy as "guardian and disseminator of culture Haitian and Caribbean in Canada and America”.
2nd edition of the puzzle contest
Haiti Puzzle launches the 2nd edition of the puzzle contest on Sunday, July 24 at Hotel Karibe. This competition will be specially dedicated to our tourist sites and our Heroes of Independence for children aged 6 to 14. Many beautiful bonuses will be reserved for the winners! Interested children and parents contact +509 2811 2201/ +509 2263 2201 for more information.
The Research Ethics Committee is complete
The Rectorate of the State University of Haiti (RUEH) informs the public in general, the university community in particular that the Executive Council has chosen two new members to complete the Research Ethics Committee of the University. They are Mrs. Marie Frantz Joachim and Mr. Edes Destyl. These last two members will join the eight 8 other members already installed in their function on Thursday, March 10, 2022 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-36167-icihaiti-ueh-new-members-of-the-research-ethics-committee.html