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27/08/2020 12:04:06

Boat captain in prison 3 others wanted


Sanctions will be imposed on boat captains who refuse to comply with safety instructions, warns Eric Prévost Junior, the Director General of the Maritime and Navigation Service of Haiti (SEMANAH) stressing that a boat captain is already under locks and 3 others are actively sought by the police. He regrets that the shipwreck off the island of La Tortue on August 19 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31622-haiti-shipwreck-final-assessment-and-government-assistance.html did not serve as a lesson for boat captains, adding that they continue to violate safety instructions including, among others, the compulsory wearing of life jackets…

Budget : 24.3 billion deficit


On Wednesday, during a press briefing, Jean Baden Dubois, Governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH), specified that the State deficit financed by the BRH was to date 24.3 billion euros. Gourds.

Spain in dismay


Spain is dismayed at the loss of life caused by Tropical Storm Laura in Haiti and offers its condolences to the families of the victims. Spain remains alongside the Haitian people who have always been able to recover with courage and solidarity.

33.3 million euros in emergency aid


The European Union has provided 33.3 million Euros in emergency funds in solidarity with the Haitian people. Payment conditional on the completion of reforms by the State. This budget support will help protect the most vulnerable. These 33.3 million Euros come from the reallocation of 165 million Euros https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30950-haiti-politic-european-union-conditions-its-aid-of-165-million-euros.html of the National Indicative Program of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-30588-icihaiti-eu-towards-a-reallocation-of-european-funds-for-the-fight-against-covid-19.html in order to meet the urgent health needs related to Covid19. Another tranche is scheduled for January subject to further reforms.

Towards the end of the work of the Pilot Vocational Training Center


Dikel Delvariste, the Director General of the National Institute for Vocational Training (INFP) held a meeting on the site of the reconstruction site of the Pilot Vocational Training Center with the supervision and execution firms in order to accelerate the work in the face of delays accumulated from April to July. The revised schedule now foresees completion of work at the end of October 2020.

Reopening of the Art Center


It is with great pleasure that the Art Center will reopen its doors to the public next week. Classes will therefore be resumed from September 1st, 2020. Students please take into account the new class schedule. Barrier measures (wearing a mask and washing hands) will be applied to protect you as well as the teachers and employees of the Covid-19 Center. While waiting to reopen its doors to the public next week, the Art Center is currently welcoming photographer Roberto Stephenson for a vast campaign of reproductions of 1,000 works from its collection. This campaign is made possible thanks to the Fondation pour le Rayonnement de l’Art Haïtien, under the aegis of the Fondation de France and will meet the high quality requirements of publishers, printers and media, for a better distribution of these works in the world.

HL/ HaitiLibre