Haiti – News : Zapping…
Covid : Former Senator Maxime Roumer is dead
The former Senator of Grand’Anse Maxime Roumer (LESPWA) died on the evening of May 27 in his residence Jérémie, from respiratory complications linked to Covid-19.
“I have just learned the sad news of the death of my former colleague, my comrade and friend : Senator [Grande-Anse] Maxime Roumer [at 71 years old]. No words to explain or express this heavy loss for the Grande Anse, the country, the university community etc…” Senator Kely C Bastien
“I have just learned with great amazement the sad news of the death of the former senator from Grand-Anse, Jean Maxime Roumer… Have a good trip,” Charlot Jacquelin Junior, Secretary of State for Youth.
An OAS mission soon in Haiti
Following the resolution adopted on May 26, 14 countries accepted this resolution (except Nicaragua), the Organization of American States (OAS) will send a mission to Haiti by mid-June to facilitate a dialogue that would lead to free and fair elections. She will submit to the President of the Permanent Council of the OAS, within 2 weeks of her return, her report her findings and recommendations. This mission is made possible thanks to a financial contribution from the USA. Recall that Haiti is one of the founding members of the OAS.
“Haiti appreciates the commitment of the OAS as we continue our preparations to hold free, fair and secure elections. Democracy in Haiti is at a critical time, and with the support of partners like the OAS, we can ensure a better future for our country and our democratic system,” Bocchit Edmond.
Denial of the Ministry of National Education
Louis Fritz Dorminvil, Departmental Director of Education of the West (DDEO), Louis Fritz Dorminvil denies the rumors relayed on social networks evoking a change in the school calendar of the Ministry of National Education and a message asking for the closure of classes as soon as on June 10, Director Dorminvil asserts that there are no changes to date, according to Minister CADET’s instructions. “These pernicious rumors are intended to undermine the serenity of the end of the academic year in”.
Taiwan : Training and donation of rice mills
The Taiwanese Technical Mission in Haiti informs that as part of its rice seed project in the North and North-East, training focused on the rice mill was organized in May for the benefit of 41 farmers from different cooperatives. “From theory to practice, the participants learned from operation to basic settings to maintenance of the machine. We hope that this training can help the farmers to use and maintain the rice mill that we have provided to the cooperatives.”
Covid : The FAES DG in convalescence
The Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) informs the general public and its employees in particular that Charles Ernest Chatelier, the Director General of FAES Mr. Charles Ernest Chatelier who has been bedridden for several days, is currently recovering after having tested positive for Covid-19.