The Prime Minister, Jean Henry Ceant has learned with deep sadness the news of the death of the Archbishop Emeritus of Port-au-Prince Mgr Guire Poulard hhttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26356-haiti-flash-mgr-guyre-poulard-passed-away.html
"He was, all his life, a Christian committed to the poorest, to the Rule of Law, a humanist and a defender of the Church. Bishop Guire Poulard was an exemplary servant of God, distinguished by his conviction, his action and his word in favor of the Church and his country Haiti. On behalf of the government, Prime Minister Jean Henry Céant extends his sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of this great servant of God, to the faithful of the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince and to the Catholic Church."
NOTICE : Declaration of License
The Town Hall of Port-au-Prince brings to the attention of the taxpayers exercising a commercial, industrial, or professional activity in the commune, that it is obligatory to produce the declaration and payment of their license to the offices of the General Direction of the Taxes (DGI) on which their establishment depends. December 15, 2018 is the deadline to get in good standing
under pain of penalties provided by law. The Municipal Administration recalls that the payment of the license is calculated according to the turnover and the sector of activity exercised.
70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
As part of the Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an official ceremony will be held at the Ciné Triomphe this Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00 am In addition, a tribute will be paid to the late Ambassador Emile Saint-Lot, Rapporteur of the 3rd Commission of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Deadlocked Lawyers Strike
Friday, at a press conference, the Collectif Défenseur launched a call for dialogue with striking lawyers to resolve the paralysis of the judicial services of the Procuratorate of Port-au-Prince since last October 9. The Collective deplores the indifference and carelessness of the actors concerned in this conflict, who violate the rights of the litigants and who shows no will to put an end to this strike.
Court of Cassation : The Senate approves 6 postulants
The Senate announced having approved a list of 6 candidates for 2 of the 6 vacant posts at the Court of Cassation. The Speaker of the Senate, Joseph Lambert announced the routing of this list to President Jovenel Moïse for the necessary follow-up. These 6 candidates are added to an initial list of 12 postulants, sent a few months ago to the Head of State to fill the other 4 vacant positions in the highest court of the country.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH) has organized, together with other institutions, commemorative activities for the International Day of Disabled Persons in the South and Southeast. As every year, the events took various forms including cultural shows, sports activities or awareness campaigns. In the South East there was a talk with students with disabilities, leaders and members of disability organizations. In the South, disabled artists offered a cultural show.