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DR conflict : Construction of an irrigation canal in Haiti stopped
In Quito, President Jovenel Moïse spoke with Dominican President Luis Abinader “[…] The issue of the construction of the canal on the Massacre River was also discussed during this meeting. We agreed not to fall into the game of Dominican and Haitian ultra-nationalists and to continue working for the happiness of both peoples.”
Dominican President Luis Abinader informed that Haiti had stopped the construction of its irrigation canal on the Massacre river so that the problem could be resolved within the framework of a meeting between the two Technical Secretariats of the Haitian-Dominican Joint Commission. Thursday, May 27, and in compliance with international law on the use of international river waters and the agreements and treaties signed between the two countries.
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COVID : Footballer Steeven Saba tested positive
Haitian footballer Steeven Saba has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Grenadiers midfielder himself made the announcement on his Twitter account on Tuesday morning, May 25, while urging the population to respect barrier gestures. “M ap anonse tout moun mwen teste pozitif pou Kovid-19. Mwen santi m byen e m ap kontinye swiv tretman doktè yo. M ap ankouraje tout moun, respekte konsiy otorite sanitè yo. Pwoteje tèt nou, mete mask nou.”
300 midwives for 11 million people !
According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) by 2030 Haiti will need 2,200 midwives for better national coverage, however, these are currently only 300 for a population of over 11 million…
Covid : a former deputy contaminated
In a message made public this weekend, the former Aquinas deputy of the 50th legislature Jean-Robert Bossé, confirmed to have Covid-19, the former parliamentarian is doing quite well. He intended to clarify the rumors of a degrading health situation.
inaugurations of 2 legal assistance offices
The Petit Goave and Les Cayes Legal Assistance offices will be inaugurated on June 1 and 2, 2021, respectively.