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According to the US Coast Guard, for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, the US authorities have captured, intercepted or expelled at least 5,585 Haitians 940 Cuban and hundreds of Dominicans and other from Caribbean countries, trying to enter illegally into the United States. This is at least 3,000 migrants intercepted more than the previous year. It is also the largest number of Haitian migrants documented in 5 years and the largest number of Cuban in 6 years.
"There is danger in the house"
Me Carlos Hercule, barrister of the Bar of Port-au-Prince deplored the attitude of the President of the Superior Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ) also President of the Court of Cassation, Me Anel Alexis Joseph, has not resigned despite the recommendations made by the Presidential Advisory Commission https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/Rapport-Final-de-La-Commission-Consultative-Presidentielle.pdf . He also regrets that the political actors, whether it is the executive or parliamentarians, seem not to understand that there is danger in the house.
Distribution of food kits at BSEIPH
Wednesday, December 31 took place a distribution of food kits to over 500 people with disabilities, in the Office of Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH). This activity conducted on the eve of the new year was made possible through the support of "Food for the Poor" and BSEIPH dedication.
"2014 has been catastrophic" dixit Camille Chalmers
According to Camille Chalmers, Economist and Director of the Haitian Advocacy Platform for Alternative Development (PAPDA), 2014 was disastrous economically. He deplored the deterioration of the purchasing power of citizens while at the same time, there has been a concentration of income at the level of the oligarchy.
Small party with children and young
To end the year in harmony and in good humor, like every year at this time, Gérald Oriol, Jr., Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, attended a small party organized by the Foundation "J'Aime Haïti" in favor of its young scholars. Dances, songs, poetry, joy and wonder were there ! "I thank the children for their good humor, laughter, and smiles. May God protect them and keep them on track," declared the Secretary of State.