Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Provisional list of bands participating in the parade of the National Carnival 2014 to be held in Gonaives 2, 3 and 4 March 2014: T-vice, Djakout#1, Carimi, Kreyol la, Baricad Crew, Rock farm, Team lobey, T-Micky, K-zino, Bel pleziKompa au feminin, Le kompa, Chachou boys, Simbi Extra, Ambyans et Boukman Eksperyans. Note that this list may change pending the publication of the final official list.
The President Martelly "Serene Grand Protector of the Order"
President Michel Martelly who participated in late January to the celebration of the feast of the Masonic Order of Haiti, received the award of "Serene Grand Protector of the Order". The Head of State, who was sworn in the Masonic fraternity, has promised to cultivate the spirit of tolerance in order to put the country on the path of progress andpaid tribute to Jacques Ignace Fresnel initiator in 1824 of the Masonic Order in Haiti.
Visit of Gérald Oriol Jr. to the Minister of Social Affairs
Monday, Gérald Oriol, Jr., Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (SEIPH), visited the Minister of Social Affairs and Labour, Charles Jean Jacques. During this interview, the two men took the opportunity to assess the progress of projects and programs of SEIPH and the implementation of a Special Assistance Plan for the benefit of police officers and disabled athletes.
"ARSE 19" making great strides
On Monday, the Quality Control Unit organized an information session at FAES for the benefit of firms of implementation and supervision of the 5 first construction projects of "ARSE 19" ready to be restarted : Léon, Babpanyòl, Sarazin, Dos Palais and Plaisance. This meeting was to focus on the responsibilities of firms on construction sites and the importance of the participation of their engineers to a training in seismic construction and construction management. This 3-day training begins Feb. 5, 2014.
The Victorine Latortue school
Monday, the Fund of Economic and Social Assistance (FAES), accompanied by the Directorate of Engineering School, paid a visit to the school Victorine Latortue. The objective was to verify the land area of the school and examine the possibility of extending it with the intervention and support of the State, in order to achieve "The construction plan of a model school", approved by the Ministry of National Education.