On Sunday, May 6, in Tijuana (Lower California, Mexico), Nesly Numa, the consular charge d'affaires of the Embassy of Haiti in Mexico celebrated the marriage of 19 couples of compatriots. This is the 2nd edition of wedding celebration in the city of Tijuana (9 the first time). According to information from the Mexican migration from November 2016 to the present day more than 55 small Haitian-Mexicans were born in Mexico and allowed their parents to benefit from permanent residence.
21 billion customs taxes
Tuesday in press conference, Jean Jorel Janvier the Director General of the General Administration of Customs (AGD), confirmed that the AGD had collected since the beginning of the fiscal year (October 1, 2017) until April 30, 2018 a little over 21 billion gourdes over 7 months (excluding fuel). Remember that the target in the government budget is 51.9 billion gourdes over 12 months (including fuel 1.3 billion Gdes per month on oil, goal not achieved).
Transport unions denounce
Transport unions denounce the government's decision to soon increase fuel prices at the pump considering the moment inappropriated. However, Paul Loulou Chéry of the Haitian workers' coordination believes that it is a necessity.
The more it changes, the more it's the same
Wednesday during his visit to the national penitentiary to inquire about the conditions of detention at the largest prison center in the country. Jean Roudy Aly the new Minister of Justice announced the multiplication of hearings at the level of the courts in order to reduce the rate of prolonged preventive detention of more than 2,000 detainees in this situation. An announcement that reflects the commitments of former Justice Minister Casimir with his "Operation Punch" launched in March 2015 (and those of his successors) and the recent initiative of Minujusth l among others, which have not changed the situation today where 75% of the detainees have never been tried.
The Validation of professional experience again ratified
Deputy Bodeau informs of the vote, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, of vote of bill on the recognition and validation of the professional experience including the modifications of President Moïse.
Senate : Investigation of the incidents of Cap-Haitien and of Thiotte
The General Secretariat of the Senate of the Republic informs that the Conference of the Presidents of May 7th has taken the decision to instruct the Public Justice and Public Security Commission of the Senate to carry out, for information purposes, an investigation into the incidents that occurred in Cap-Haitien and to Thiotte / Marmirande. As part of this investigation, the Superior Council of the National Police (CSPN) is invited to the plenary session of the Senate on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.