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Thursday in Washington, DC, Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, congratulated the Prime Minister Lamothe for his determination to achieve the goal of eradication of cholera in Haiti, and renewed the commitment of the World Bank Group to continue to support all initiatives of the Government of Haiti for more efficiency in the fight against this epidemic https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12239-haiti-health-new-$50m-donation-from-the-world-bank-for-water-and-sanitation.html
Problems of electricity in Les Cayes
Friday morning, an important meeting was held to the Departmental delegation of the South, on the problems of electricity in the city of Les Cayes and solutions to be applied. Have took part in the meeting among others, Jacques Rousseau, Minister of Public Works, Jean Gardy Ligondé, the new Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH), officials of the Haytrac and the Departmental Delegate of the South.
Reopening of the Central Bureau of DGI
The Centre of operations of Central office of the Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) located at #62 avenue Christophe, losed for renovations for over a month, reopened this week. Users will now be served in a pleasant and modern environment, wooden floor, air conditioning, ceiling, lighting space were reviewed. Nothing was left to chance to satisfy customers and make their lives easier.
Exhibition on King Henry 1st to MUPANAH
The Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien (MUPANAH) marks the 194th anniversary of the death of King Henry Christophe (October 8 1820- October 8, 2014) with an exhibition entitled "Henry Christophe Vision and grandeur of a King." This commemorative exhibition offers the public the opportunity to discover the man through a meticulous arrangement of objects, historical documents and texts, his vision on education and its many accomplishments that make him a king builder. The exhibition will run until November 14, 2014.
New edition of the cookbook « A taste for Haiti »
A new edition (6th) of the illustrated cookbook, "A taste for Haiti" is available. "Le Goût d’Haïti" and its French version "Le Goût d’Haïti" is the largest circulation of book (out school book) in Haiti. With 150 recipes, illustrated with 50 naive paintings of scenes of Haitian life this book travel beyond borders. It is by excellence the memory that a Haitian or a tourist can carries with him. Sold mostly in Haiti, in bookstores, souvenir shops at the airport, but also in Labadee, it was distributed in Miami, Paris and Montreal.