Earthquake : 79 schools damaged
79 public and non-public schools were damaged in the earthquake that hit the northwest of the country on Saturday, 6 October. According to the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, the majority of schools damaged, 55 in total, are located in the North West (Port-de-Paix, St. Louis North and Jean-Rabel). The other schools affected are in Artibonite (Gros Morne in particular) and the North (Plaisance, Dondon, Pilate).
Michaelle Jean loses Canada's support
Michaëlle Jean, the Secretary General of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) Candidate for a second term at the head of the OIF no longer has the support of the Government of Canada or of Quebec who rally according to the rule OIF, the consensus that is emerging behind rival Louise Mushikiwabo, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda at the Summit of the Francophonie, which opens Thursday in Yerevan capital of Armenia.
Weather : Heavy rain
Significant rain has been recorded in the last 24 hours. In Haiti, it fell nearly 25 mm of rain. These rains result from a disruption in the Western Caribbean that could become stronger by this weekend or the beginning of next week (to watch). If this happens, this system takes shape, it will be called Oscar.
It should be noted that in Haiti, the month of September 2018 was the sunniest month of the last 20 years. Rainfall was also in free fall compared to usual averages. This has had a negative impact on agricultural production.
Chancellor Bocchit Edmond in Armenia
Chancellor Bocchit Edmond arrived this week in Yerevan the capital of Armenia to participate in the XVII Summit of the Francophonie (11-12 October) around the theme "Living Together". The Chancellor was received Monday in Paris by the Ambassador of Haiti in France, Mrs. Vanessa Lamothe Matignon, Personal Representative of President Moïse to the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF).
125-kilowatt generator for the Immaculate Conception Hospital
"The Government will hand over a new 125-kilowatt generator to the managers of the Immaculate Conception Hospital in Port-de-Paix to allow staff to increase health assistance to the victims of the earthquake of October 6, 2018," confirmed Jovenel Moïse
Pierre Volamr Demesyeux at the head of the CSC/CA
Last week Pierre Volamr Demesyeux took over the new Council of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Disputes (CSC/CA) as President by opening on October 1st the judicial year 2018-2019 which concerns the administrative courts and financial.