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Wednesday, Senator François Anick Joseph indicated that the Prime Minister appointed Evans Paul still had a chance to take the step of Parliament advising the Executive to do everything to find a consensus with other stakeholders.
The Protestant Federation of Haiti worried
The Protestant Federation of Haiti calls the protagonists of the crisis to find the minimum consensus that could allow to avoid the worst in the country after 12 January, is expressed concern about the evolution of the situation and that the hope of finding a solution to the crisis after the signing of the tripartite agreement is shrinking (J-4)
Haiti competing in Miss West Indies Pageant 2015
Rose Cathelyne Paul, 1st runner-up of Miss Haiti 2014 will represent Haiti at the Miss West Indies Pageant 2015 to be held in Sint Maarten from February 7 to 15, 2015.
Cardinal Langlois promotes flexibility
Cardinal Chibly Langlois encourages politicians to reach an agreement before 12 January, accordig to him it is necessary to have a solution acceptable to everyone, emphasizing the need for actors, to be flexible.
Thanks for sea rescue
The Consul of Haiti in Aruba thanks the Captain of the Zuiderdam Holland America for rescuing and bringing to safe harbor all 8 sailors including 4 Haitian nationals. In the early morning hours of January 3rd 2015 a commercial boat from Freeport Bahamas was in serious trouble, adrift off the Cuban coast. The ship had lost all engine function and was taking on water quickly. To the luck of the 8 sailors aboard, a cruise ship from the Holland America Line on route to Aruba was nearby and rapidly responded to their SOS call. The New Year began with a blessing for all Haitian and Bahamian survivors who were given a new chance at life, as they would have all certainly perished in the dark, cold and shark infested waters without Divine intervention.
New GAAR Coordinator
Monday, Me Beaubrun who worked within the Support Group for Returnees and Refugees (GARR) as Programme Manager has been installed in his new role as Coordinator. He takes over from Jean Baptiste Azolin who held this position since December 2013.