Haiti – News : Zapping…
Electricity arrives in Carice after 126 years…
For the first time since the appearance of electricity in Haiti in 1895, the public electricity service will arrive at the level of the commune of Carice (North East). The construction of the solar photovoltaic (PV) plant is progressing rapidly.
Pétion-ville : An infant abandoned on a sidewalk
On Friday, a newborn baby was found alive in an abandoned bag on a sidewalk in Pétion-Ville. Appearing safe and sound, the infant was taken into the care of the authorities and taken to hospital for a check-up.
Important meeting between the BM and Public Works
Nader Joiséus, the Minister of Public Works, had an important working meeting with Laurent Msellat the new Representative of the World Bank. The discussions focused on strengthening existing relationships, the performance of programs related to the Transport, Energy, Water and drainage sectors.
Terrier Rouge : The asphalt plant soon in operation
Late Friday, May 28, a delegation led by NaderJoiséus, the Minister of Public Works, visited the asphalt plant, built in Terrier Rouge, North-East, in order to assess the progress of the works. This plant has a production capacity of 140 tonnes/hour of materials, or 4 trucks of 16m3. The first test tests are scheduled for Thursday June 3. Minister Joiséus satisfied with the progress of the work announces that other similar factories will be established in other regions of the country.
UN : End of mission for Miroslav Jenča
Friday, May 28, concluding his 3-day mission in Haiti, Miroslav Jenča UN Under-Secretary General met President Jovenel Moïse. During his stay he met representatives of the Government, civil society, the opposition and discussed the referendum, the elections and the need for political consensus. Jenča insisted that the electoral calendar take place in an inclusive, peaceful environment and that the voice of the Haitian people be heard in a free, fair, participatory process. Stressing that violence, incitement to violence and hate speech are unacceptable.
The European Union supports Haitian youth
The European Union supports the citizen engagement of Haitian youth in the fight against climate change. Farmer associations are mobilizing to sustainably manage climate risks through agro-ecological innovation in the North and North East of the country.