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Haitian Gaëlle Bien-Aimé, 34, won the 2022 RFI Theater Prize for her play "Port-au-Prince et sa douce nuit". The Prize was awarded on Sunday 25 September at the Festival des Francophonies in Limoges, France.
Emmelie Prophète Milcé Minister of Culture presents her warmest congratulations to the Haitian actress and author Gaëlle Bien-Aimé, winner of the 2022 RFI Theater Prize. Her play will be read at the opening of the 11th edition of the reading cycle "Ça va, ça va le monde !" organized by RFI at the Avignon Festival.
Public transport : Call for action
Public transport unions are urging the government to reverse the rise in fuel prices. Méhu Changeux, President of the Association of Owners and Drivers of Haiti (APCH) calls for the continuation of the mobilization in a peaceful manner.
Bahamas Embassy : Haitian employee released
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has confirmed the release of a Haitian employee of the local staff of the Embassy of the Bahamas who had been kidnapped on September 2nd https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-37569-haiti-insecurity-kidnapping-of-a-haitian-employee-of-the-bahamas-embassy-in-pap.html
Crisis : The Catholic Church ready to get involved IF...
In an interview on Vatican radio, the Apostolic Nuncio Msgr. Francisco Molina expressed concern about the deterioration of the situation in Haiti and advocated dialogue indicating that the Catholic Church would be ready to get involved if a serious dialogue was initiated to resolve the crisis.
The border very well protected
The Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Carlos Luciano Diaz Morfa, assured that the Dominican border with Haiti "has never been as well protected as now."
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80,000 deaf people in the country
September 23 marks the International Day of Sign Languages. while in Haiti more than 80,000 people are deaf. It is important to include sign languages in all our activities in order to facilitate communication, inclusion, and access to services for people living with disabilities. Committing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Haiti means committing to the inclusion of people living with disabilities and the respect of all their rights.