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"We want to see elections happen, agreement on elections, and we also want to avoid rule by decree," declared Thomas Adams, State Department’s Haiti Special Coordinator, adding "We think its better if all three branches of government are existing and functioning [...] We think there is a fair chance that they can reach that kind of agreement by Monday. We’re certainly urging them on"
Canada urges the Government of Haiti
Thursday, Canada urged the Government of Haiti to call elections soon. "Canada as well as other donors (countries) have encouraged the government to solve the political problems that are involved," said an official in Ottawa. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12900-haiti-crisis-d-4-united-states-strongly-urge-politicians-to-find-a-solution.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12894-haiti-diplomacy-d-5-the-international-community-is-getting-impatient-and-raises-its-voice.html
Demonstration in Port-au-Prince more radical
Thursday in Port-au-Prince, hundreds of protesters among the more radical of the opposition, have again taken he streets to demand the immediate departure of Michel Martelly of power. They say they will not leave the streets and some shouting to be prepared to civil war if necessary. Faced with stone-throwing, the police dispersed the demonstrators by making use of tear gas.
The statement of General Policy is ready
The statement of General Policy of the Prime Minister appointed Paul Evans is ready to be presented before the parliamentarian for ratification. Problem, the opposition senators, they are not ready... https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12902-haiti-politic-d-4-the-senate-commission-requires-the-modification-of-the-tripartite-agreement.html
Protest of Directors of schools in Petit-Goâve and Grand-Goâve
Thursday, a group of Directors of schools of the town of Petit-Goâve and Grand-Goâve that benefited from Universal Schooling Program, Free and Compulsory (PSUGO) proceeded to the closing of the doors of the school inspection office of Petit-Goâve, to force the Ministry of Education to make the payment of the third installment of salary arrears. Angry, they chanted hostile words to the Minister Nesmy Manigat and threatened to block the reopening of classes in Petit-Goave, if by next Tuesday, their demands were not met... HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondant Petit-Goâve)
NOTICE: January 12, Day of Commemoration and Reflection
The Communication Office of the Presidency informs the general population and the press in particular that, by order dated January 6, Monday, January 12, 2015 is declared day of commemoration and national reflection, dedicated to the memory of the victims of the earthquake that devastated the country on 12 January 2010. On this day, the national flag will be flown at half mast, clubs and similar establishments remain closed, and the stations radio and television are encouraged to program broadcasts and appropriate music.