Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Friday at the National Palace, the President Martelly accompanied by Prime Minister Paul chaired the first Council of Ministers of the new government Martelly-Paul.
Two organizations are demanding the reopening of the port of Petit Goâve
Friday in Petit-Goâve, during a press conference, the movement of workers and workers-docker and transporters of Petit Goâve and the Commission of reflection for the reopening of the Port, demanded the inauguration of the port infrastructure. These two organizations have also announced a "peaceful protest" with the participation of all sectors for Tuesday, January 27, to force the government in place to meet this demand "Only the reopening of the port will enable the city of Petit-Goâve to get out of economic slump and citizens have a purchasing power," declared the stakeholders. HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondant Petit-Goâve)
Tourism and handicap
Friday at the Oasis Hotel, ended a 2-day training seminar, organized at the initiative of the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH) and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC), with the support of the Organization of American States (OAS) and "Christian Blind Mission" (CBM) to the attention of executives and tourism students, it was question of inclusive public policies, techniques for escorting the disabled, accessibility and universal design and of legislative framework on disability.
National Carnival: Federation of Traditional Bands
Thursday, Dithny Joan Raton, the new Minister of Culture, met with the President of the Federation of Traditional Bands around the preparations for the artistic parade of the National Carnival to be held in Port-au-Prince, on the Champ de Mars, 15, 16 and 17 February 2015.
Heritage and Tourism of the North Project...
Thursday, Dithny Joan Raton, the Minister of Culture, met with Ms. Mary A. Barton-Dock, the Representative of the World Bank on the project "Heritage and Tourism of the North".