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Haiti - Politic : Some news here and there...
Wednesday, Jean-Yves Philippe, President of the Community of Municipalities of Kreiz-Breizh (Brittany, France), has signed a partnership agreement with a delegation of elected mayors representing the 18 municipalities of three districts of the department of Grand Anse (Haiti). As part of this partnership, a grant of €21 000 for the construction of a covered market, of area of 200 m2 in the town of Corail was announced. Work should start soon.
In France for ten days, the delegation of mayors of Haiti, participated in meetings on the functioning of communities, the organization of local authorities, the origin of their finances and the role of the municipality, in order to provide more services to the public.
Closing Order of the case Duvalier, small delay...
The investigating judge Carvès Jean, in the case Duvalier, had declared on January 20, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-4768-haiti-justice-the-judge-carves-explained-the-law-to-duvalier.html "being currently writing the closing order on the case Duvalier, and that he will know his fate at the end of January" According to our information the order is ready since last Friday, but could not be transmitted to the Government Commissioner, Me Renel Sénatus, due to the strike of the clerks and bailiffs. However, this important document which determines or not the legal suites against "Baby Doc" should be in the hands of the Commissioner at the beginning of next week.
For his part, Anthonal Mortimé, Head of the Platform of Haitian organizations of defense of human rights (POHDH), denounces the fact that the deadline for the publication of Order of the judge is well over, and regrets that the protection given to the former dictator, by the team Martelly clearly impacts on the work of the Judge Carvès Jean.
Germany donates equipment of detection to BLST
The German Embassy in Port-au-Prince, handed this week, to the Chief of Police some electronic equipment for detection, worth 24.000 euros, for the anti-drug unit of the National Police of Haiti (BLTS). The authorities' fight against this scourge requires international cooperation, whether through the exchange of information, training or technical support. The Federal Criminal Police (BKA) wishes to express to the authorities of BLTS, through the provision of detection equipment, its willingness and determination to cooperate in the fight against traffickers in Haiti.