Monday, the Minister of Environment Pierre Simon Georges received at his office a delegation of the Federation of Very Small Enterprises (FTPE) Guadeloupe and the Haitian Center for Research in Planning and Development (CHRAD) around a request for no -Environmental objection for 2 projects they plan to implement in Haiti. This is a lemon production project on 130 hectares in the Northeast and a project to establish a sugar factory on 60,000 hectares of land in the North.
Bac : Beginning of registration of the recales
Beginning of the process of registration of candidates failed (recalés) yesterday Monday, April 9 for the session of the exams of the permanent bac of June. The operation will end on April 20th.
Petit-Goâve : Paying of teachers strikers...
Monday, the 2 high school students accused of acts of vandalism were finally auditioned by the Judge of instruction, Me Fritzner Duclair. The student Avril Nelson announced at the end of his hearing, that in case of continuation of the teachers' strike there will be "new demonstrations of high school students" rejecting the charges: criminal conspiracy, acts of vandalism, held against him.
Note that the same day 170 checks were released and given to Pierrevilus Jean Elius Director of the high school Faustin Soulouque for teaching and administrative staff. "What responsibility and ethics for those who have not taught their courses for several weeks" comments the Ministry of National Education...
HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondant Petit-Goâve)
National Census 2018
The 5th census of the population is scheduled for 2018. The collection of information will begin on November 4 and will end on December 4, 2018. Daniel Milbin, Project Leader made a plea for the participation of all citizens and invited the mayors to collaborate with the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics. The innovation of this 5th census is the maximum use of new information and communication technologies.
Agriculture : International Finance Summit
"A lever for local economic development" is the sub-theme addressed by the entrepreneur Kenneth Michel, Philippe Matthieu agronomist, former Minister of Agriculture and agro-tourism entrepreneur Rudy Dérose. These panellists shared their experiences and made recommendations to local officials, urging them to be pro-active and innovative in creating jobs and new industries as well as in their search for new sources of income. They also encourage local elected officials to identify and value the resources existing in their municipality. Philippe Mathieu insisted that "communes have the ability to seek and create additional revenues" and that "town halls must invest in communities to create more wealth"
Hurricane season: The DPC on tour
Monday in Les Cayes, as part of a plan to strengthen national capacities to coordinate and respond to the approach of Hurricane Season Jerry Chandler, the Director of Civil Protection (DPC) launched a series of visits to the Centers of Emergency Operations (COU) across the country.