Haiti – Elections : Feminist organizations oppose the CEP of the Executive
Contraband: 90,000 Hainan cigarettes seized
Dominican soldiers during a check, intercepted in the municipality of Jimaní a vehicle coming from Haiti which was smuggling 450 cartridges of 10 packets of 20 “Comme il Faut” brand cigarettes. The goods and the vehicle were seized and the driver of Dominican origin arrested.
International Handicap and Culture Fortnight
The 5th edition of the International Handicap and Culture Fortnight is upon us. From October 1 to 15, 2020, under the theme “Art to build oneself”, the Festival will be held this year in the cities of Port-au-Prince, Gonaïves, Jacmel and Lascahobas. The Art Center renews its commitment to the cause of people with disabilities and hosts artistic training workshops on its premises.
CSC/CA : Election of a new office
The Council of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Litigation (CSC/CA) has elected a new Bureau for the fiscal year 2020-2021. It is made up of Me Rogavil Boisguéné, President (reappointed for a second term) and Me Marie France H. Mondésir as Vice-President.
Taiwan : donation of 200,000 masks
Tuesday the Ambassador of Taiwan (Republic of China) Wen-jiann Ku in the presence of representatives of various religious sectors presented to Claude Joseph, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship, a donation of 200,000 “Made In Taiwan” masks which will be distributed to religious sectors via the Ministry.
Rehabilitation of the RN3 almost completed
The Office of the National Authorizing Officer of the European Development Fund (FED), the Ministry of Public Works and the Delegation of the European Union in Haiti recently noted that the rehabilitation of the RN3 from Hinche to St Raphaël was almost completed! It will be received before the end of the year.
Human Rights training module
50 lawyers, magistrates and law students from the 3 jurisdictions of the southern department have followed 20 hours of certifying training on the topic “Criminal chain and judicial guarantees” This is the 1st training module in Human Rights offered by the Office of Rights Humans en Haïti (BDHH) with the support of the French Embassy in Haiti, also supported by the Swiss Embassy in Haiti and the FOKAL Foundation.