Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Saturday evening, in Manizales, Colombia, Yvanne Jean Baptiste finalist (TOP 10) of Miss Haiti 2014, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11996-haiti-social-miss-haiti-2014-is-carolyn-desert.html , has represented Haiti in the 44th edition of "Reinado Internacional del Café" (International Queen of Coffee). She finished 3rd Runner-Up. The title "Reina Internacional del Café 2015" was awarded to the Japanese Yuri Uchida.
New Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti
Saturday, Pope Francis has appointed a new Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti, it is Mgr. Eugène Martin Nugent that was previously Church nuncio in Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles, as well as Apostolic Delegate to neighboring Comoros Islands. According to the Vatican, he speaks English, French, German and Italian. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12915-haiti-religion-haiti-in-the-heart-of-the-holy-see-s-concerns.html
Bahamas: tribute to the victims of January 12, 2010
As part of the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the earthquake of 12 January 2010, the Embassy of Haiti to the Bahamas invites the entire Haitian community in the Bahamas to pay solemn tribute to the victims during an evening of remembrance and reflection, which will be held Monday, January 12, 2015 from 5:00 pm in the Auditorium of the "Our Lady" located at Deveaux Street Church. The Embassy of Haiti rely on the participation of all in this event. Phone: (242) 326-0325, Fax: (242) 322-7712
Electricity 14 hours per day
The Haitian government has purchased 100,000 gallons of fuel for the grid of the Palmes region (Petit-Goâve) and the town of Les Cayes, can benefit of 14 hours of electricity per day for a period of 22 days we learned from a reliable source. However, it should be noted that the Haitian State owes a very large sum of money to the power supplier, the company Haytrac... https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12873-haiti-social-petit-goave-started-badly-the-new-year.html HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondant Petit-Goâve)
Evans Paul encourages in vain, the Grenadiers
The Prime Minister appointed Evans Paul, welcomed the Grenadiers U20, who left the country to Montego Bay (Jamaica) to take part in the qualifiers for the U20 World Cup to be held in New Zealand in 2015. "You will know demonstrate, in the eyes of the Haitian people, a strong ambition and willingness. Persevere, believe in your abilities, go after your goals... You undoubtedly achieve your goals," Mr. Paul exhorted them. Alas, unlike politics, words are not enough in football... The Haitian selection U20 bowed front Canada 1-3 on Saturday...
French Guiana : 5th anniversary
The Consulate of Haiti in French Guiana has the pleasure to invite the whole Haitian community and friends of Haiti, in a moment of recollection in commemoration of the earthquake of January 12, 2010. This gathering will take place Monday, January 12, 2015 at 17:00 at the Church of the Nazarene (Pasteur Elissois Maignan), situated at 47 lotissement James, rod of the Rocadde, Cayenne.