Haiti – News : Zapping…
Youri Latortue open to negotiating with the Executive BUT…
Youri Latortue, the opposition leader of Ayiti an Aksyon says he is open to negotiating with the Executive BUT only concerning the departure of the Head of State on January 7, 2021 and the establishment of a transitional government…
The 2 gas turbines have arrived in the country
Good news for subscribers in the West, the two “General Electric” gas turbines arrived in Haiti on Wednesday afternoon. They will supply the EDH with an additional 60 Mw in order to better supply the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince with electrical energy. See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32475-haiti-news-zapping.html
130 new medical graduates
Wednesday 130 health professionals, from the 2013-2019 class “Doctor Joseph Jean Roosly”, trained in the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti (UEH), after completing their internship received their medical degree.
The State stimulates agricultural production in Mirebalais
The Haitian State, through the Ministry of Agriculture, handed over a 45 HP tractor equipped with a rotari tiller (horizontal rotary harrow) and a 12 inch irrigation pump to the System Management Committee irrigation system of Desvarieux. This material, according to the Minister of Agriculture, Patrix Sévère, will help strengthen agricultural production in Desvarieux, Sarazin and Cascogne, localities in the town of Mirebalais in order to continue bean production in the winter season. In addition, the Ministry took the opportunity to make 15 tonnes of bean seeds available to producers in this area.
IDB : $1 billion to facilitate access to vaccines
On Wednesday, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that it will grant $ 1 billion to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to facilitate the acquisition and distribution of vaccines against Covid-19 and above all, to guarantee access to vaccines for the most vulnerable populations.
DR : Ambassador of Haiti Smith Augustin meets with UNICEF
The Ambassador of Haiti Smith Augustin in the Dominican Republic accompanied by Priscilla Balmir, responsible for child protection at the Embassy of Santo Domingo, had a working meeting with two officials of the United Nations Program for Children (UNICEF) Eduardo Gallardo, Deputy Representative and Fabiana Gorenstein, Protection Specialist. The priorities of UNICEF and those of the binational agenda were discussed, including the mobility of children on the Haitian-Dominican border and cooperation for the registration of newborns in the Haitian Consulates.