Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
The National Council of Telecommunications (CONATEL) finalizes its plan for standardization and regulation of digital television, which will apply the same standards as those in the United States. A study on the economics and techniques of this technology is underway. The Conatel has established 25 mobile units across the country who are responsible for checking the quality of services provided by mobile telephony companies. Also Jean Marie Guillaume, Director General of CONATEL announced that a Japanese firm is interested to come settle in Haiti a factory manufacturing digital television sets.
Visit of sites under construction in Jacmel/Bassin Bleu
Friday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries, accompanied by Ms. Dithny Joan Raton,e Departmental Director of Tourism South East visited of sites in Jacmel. On the site of Bassin Bleu, the trails are under development and the work of setting up reception areas and parking to make more enjoyable excursions to Bassin Bleu will start soon. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11156-haiti-tourism-monitoring-of-development-works-of-bassin-bleu.html
Schedule MUPANAH during the Carnival of Flowers
The Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) informs the public that due to the Carnival of Flowers, the museum will keep its doors closed from Saturday 26 to Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Activities will resume Thursday, July 31 according the regular schedule. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11673-haiti-social-d-1-carnival-of-flowers-2014-the-government-finances-only-15.html
Monitoring of the Special Plan of Turtle Island
Thursday, Klaus Eberwein, Director General of Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES), accompanied by a delegation of the Primature, paid a visit to assess the progress of various projects under the Special Plan of Turtle Island. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10903-haiti-social-presentation-of-the-special-plan-of-turtle-island-to-un-agencies-in-haiti.html
Workshop bilateral against tuberculosis
In order to fight against TB on Haitian and Dominican territories, the Ministry of Health this week organized a binational two-day workshop with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the National Control Programme against tuberculosis (PNLT) to provide an update on the situation of tuberculosis on the island and validate joint plan to fight against this disease. This workshop was attended by Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Public Health and Population, Health delegations of the two countries and representatives of IOM and the World Health Organization (WHO). https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11019-haiti-health-new-lab-for-the-study-and-control-of-tb.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10785-haiti-health-us-alongside-haiti-in-the-fight-against-tuberculosis.html