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This Saturday evening at the Bell Centre, Jutin Viard, the Consul General of Haiti in Montreal, accompanied of World Champion WBC Heavyweight, of Haitian origin, Bermane Stiverne, will be present to encourage our WBC World Heavyweight Champion, of Haitian origin, Adonis Stivenson against Andrzej Fonfara. Furthermore Friday Denis Coderre, the Mayor of Montreal, received Bermane Stiverne.
5,155 confirmed cases of Chikungunya in Haiti
The Ministry of Health said it identified 5,155 confirmed cases of Chikungunya from the confirmation of the presence of the disease in Haiti, the Department of the West is the most affected with 70% of cases. Minister, Florence Guillaume Duperval, confirmed that a fumigation campaign nationwide was launched by the Ministry to deal with this epidemic.
OAS provides dark days in Haiti if...
Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), press the Haitian political actors to do everything to reach a consensus on the issue of elections, providing dark days for the country at the beginning of the next year if the election is not held as scheduled, noting that the "dismissal" of the parliament in January 2015 would bring the President Martelly to lead the country by decree, which would go against the Haitian Constitution, warns Albert Ramdin.
Celebration of Mother's Day
Friday, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour announced special measures of solidarity to celebrate Mother's Day, Sunday, May 25. To this end, all community restaurants will remain open to serve the people especially mothers, while in Plaine-à-l’Arbre, two new restaurants will open and 25 mothers will receive financial support to undertake income-generating activities.
Memorial Day Consulate of Haiti in Atlanta closed
Consulate General of Haiti in Atlanta informs the Haitian community that the office will be closed Monday, May 26, 2014 on the occasion of Memorial Day and will reopen on Tuesday, 27.