Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Wednesday at the 42nd Council of Government it was announced that from next year, students in public schools of Haiti wear a single uniform and that after the free education of more than one million children of Haiti, the current priority is the quality of education. It was pointed out that only 13% of students come to master 30 words (French) per minute, the standard is 60 words. Another challenge to be met is that today only 15% of students come to understand questions addressed to them in French or Creole.
Assessment of floods
At the 42nd Council of Government, Réginald Delva the Minister of the Interior, made an assessment of the actions taken and the status of the situation after the floods. 16 communes are affected. 9 victims [DPC, some other sources speak of 12] and thousands of affected families. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12442-haiti-weather-the-country-in-state-of-emergency.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12432-haiti-weather-floods-lot-of-damage-multiple-victims.html
Visit of Sophia Martelly in flooded area
Wednesday, Sophia Martelly made a trip in the Northern Department. At Limbé, to Cité Augustin she noted the damage caused by the flooding river. She also visited the National School of Fort St-Michel, a temporary shelter in Cap-Haitien.
Laurent Lamothe alongside the victims
Thursday, Laurent Lamothe will be in the department of North to continue to mobilize assistance from the government for the benefit of the population. That same day, a high-level delegation will be on the ground in emergency in Cap-Haitien, to analyze the needs of the population and provide prompt assistance of government, to the affected population.
Two journalists of "Éditions d'Outremer AF" in Haiti
On Monday, two journalists of "Éditions d'Outremer AF", a magazine available aboard Air France, have visited the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH), accompanied by André Thomasle the Administrative Director of the Museum. These journalists are in Haiti to tour the historical, cultural and tourist attractions in Haiti, in order to promote them through their magazine.