Students vandalize the offices of the North West DDE
On Tuesday, during the second day of a strike launched by the National Union of Haitian Normaliens (UNNOH) of students who were demonstrating with anger for the return of their teachers in class, vandalized the offices of the Departmental Directorate of Education (DDE) in the Northwest.
Minister of Education asks for a truce
On Tuesday, Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of Education once again reiterated his request for a truce to teachers' unions, pending the vote of the amending budget in Parliament to respond to their demands.
Commissioner Jackson Hilaire, North West Departmental Director of the National Police of Haiti (PNH), revealed that by April 2017 the PNH had made 214 arrests, 14.21% more than in teh month of March, pointing out that in this number, several individuals are alleged criminals actively sought by the police.
Vote of the law on UCREF
Senators voted in the same terms, the law on the organization and operation of the Central Financial Intelligence Unit (UCREF) already voted in the lower house This law will now be transmitted to the Head of State for publication in the official newspaper Le Moniteur".
Parliamentary Security Unit
On Tuesday, the security of the country and the establishment of the parliamentary police were at the center of a working meeting between the Senate office, some senators and Michel-Ange Gédéon, the Director General of the Haitian National Police (PNH), who expressed his preference concerning the establishment of a parliamentary "security unit" in place of a parliamentary "police" in order to avoid confusion.
"Promotion 2016-2020 Gérald Oriol Jr."
"It was a great pleasure for me to participate on May 6th at the ceremony of taking of habit of the 'Promotion 2016-2020 Gérald Oriol Jr.' of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Episcopal University of Haiti in Léogâne. I am quite honored by the fact that the Promotion has chosen to bear my name. I can not avoid to wonder why such an honor ? I want to believe that this is a sign of recognition of all the efforts that are being made in the area of disability under my leadership and that of my colleagues at the BSEIPH. To students, I encourage you to take your training very seriously. Get trained, the country has great need of you. I wish you every success !" declared the Secretary of State for Integration of Persons with Disabilities Gérald Oriol Jr.