Reacting to President Trump's alleged remarks in the US media Joseph Lambert the new Speaker of the Senate said "Following the words of US President Donald Trump describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as 'shithole country', the Senate of the Republic, with regard to its prerogatives and responsibilities, will take an institutional position on Tuesday 16 January 2018."
Palace : Donations of 250,000 Gdes of youth
Friday during the laying of the first stone at the National Palace the representatives of the local youth committees of the 10 departments of the country presented 10 checks totaling 250,000 gourdes as a voluntary contribution for the reconstruction of the National Palace.
The future FDS very resistant
The new buildings of 3 levels of the Faculty of Sciences (FDS), whose first stone was laid Friday with an area of 5,050 m2 will be able to accommodate up to 2,200 people. The buildings will include an auditorium with more than 275 seats, classrooms, laboratories and lecture theaters, and serve the community as a whole. The FDS will be built by the firm Expert Concept and designed to withstand a magnitude 8.5 earthquake on the Richter scale. The work should last 18 months.
Trump : reaction of Michaëlle Jean
"As January 12, marks the commemoration of the earthquake that devastated Haiti 8 years ago, it was so disturbing to hear President Trump's comments reported all over the news calling my poor native land and African countries 'shithole' nations. It is such an insult before Humanity. For the First Representative of the United States of America to speak in such a manner is quite troubling and offensive."
Cap-Haitien promises an extraordinary carnival
At the local of the Twon Hall of Cap-Haïtien the Executive Committee in the presence of the authorities concerned, officially launched the carnival for the year 2018. The Committee has promised to make an extraordinary event this year.
The international confident
uman Resources (OMRH), met with Ambassadors including: Vincent Dégert (European Union), Manuel Lorenzo (Spain) Mrs. Sharon Campbell (United Kingdom and Northern Ireland) and Elisabeth Béton Délègue (France), on the progress of state reform since its installation at OMRH. These diplomats said they were optimistic and confident as for the sites already committed and renew their commitments to the Haitian Government to advance the reform.