6 members of the current CEP, candidates for the future CEP
Among the 36 candidates who wish to join the Permanent Electoral Council are six members of the current Provisional Electoral Council: Léopold Berlanger (President), Carlos Hercule (Vice President), Uder Antoine (Executive Director of the CEP), Marie Frantz Joachim (Secretaries General) and Councilors Frinel Joseph and Jean Simon Saint-Hubert.
Towards a military cooperation with India
Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant received a visit from a high-level delegation from the Army of India. He took advantage of this courtesy visit to thank the Government and the Indian army on behalf of the President of the Republic, the Government and the Haitian people for their contribution to the stabilization of the country through the Minustah. He also referred to possibilities for cooperation, particularly in the field of training and border security.
Moïse outside the Constitution
The deputy Abel Descollines invites the offices of both Houses to meet following the decision of President Jovenel Moïse to make changes in the budget without the blessing of Parliament. According to Deputy Descollines, Head of State Jovenel Moïse leads the country outside constitutional norms.
Civil Society very critical on Executive
Political leaders and civil society are very critical of the Executive for having modified with certain memorandums certain provisions of the 2017-2018 budget that came into effect on 1 October. They call for an amending budget to be submitted to Parliament as soon as possible to defuse the crisis and regularize the situation.
2 days Magistrates strike
Contrary to what was foreseen the Memorandum of Understanding between the Executive and the Superior Council of the Judiciary, on the claims of judges has not been signed because of absence without explanation of Jude Alix Patrick Solomon, the Minister of Economy... Me Durin Duret Junior, President of the National Association of Haitian Magistrates (ANAMAH), announced a work stoppage of 18 magistrates on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 October 2017 throughout the country and deplored the behavior of the Minister of Economy...
10th Edition of Noailles Fair
On Friday, as part of the patronal feast of the Croix-des-Bouquets, "Notre-Dame du Rosaire", Lemond Toussaint the Minister of Culture launched the 10th edition of the Georges Liautaud Fair at Village Noailles. Organized every year, this Fair aims to honor the work of the artisans of the carved iron of the Noailles Village.