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An Italian engineer kidnapped in Port-au-Prince
Retired Italian engineer Giovanni Calì (74) was kidnapped this week by unidentified gunmen while inspecting road construction for Italian construction company Bonifica Spa. The kidnappers demand $500,000 for his release and the same for his collaborator.
95 Haitian migrants repatriated from the Bahamas
On Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM-Haiti) and the National Migration Office supported 95 Haitian migrants repatriated from the Bahamas by providing them with food, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and medical assistance as cases of Covid-19 continue to increase in Haiti. Assistance made possible thanks to the support of ECHO, the Directorate General in charge of humanitarian aid and civil protection of the European Union.
Words of sympathy from the UNiQ
Following the death of Professor Louis Delima Chery https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-33895-icihaiti-obituary-passing-of-professor-louis-delima-chery.html Dean at Quisqueya University (UniQ), Jacky Lumarque Rector of UniQ presents in his name and that of UNiQ “[…] to Lunise, his lifelong companion, to his four daughters all trained in Quisqueya, to his sons-in-law, to his relatives, to his friends, to his colleagues, to the entire Inspection Générale team, and to the community of Dondon, my deepest sympathies.”
Professional blind massage therapists
“I was happy to share alongside Ms. Fenzie Jean the Director of Source de Sante (SOSA), on the issue of clientele in entrepreneurship and professional ethics with students [blind people] soon to be professional massage therapists graduates in within the framework of the Project Promotion of the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Social Protection and Employment Programs carried out by the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, financed by the World Bank with a trust fund from Japan,” informed Soinette Désir, Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities.
Cooperation with East Timor
The Ambassador of Haiti accredited to Japan, Helph Monod Honorat received a courtesy visit from the Ambassador of East Timor, Ilidio Ximenes da Costa. The two diplomats discussed the various opportunities for bilateral cooperation, particularly in academic fields and university research with Japan.