Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
The Embassy of Haiti and its Consular Section will be closed today due to inclement weather. We will reconvene for business on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Over 30,000 Haitian returnees !
Brigadier General Carlos Manuel Reyes Aguirre, revealed that since the beginning of the year more than 30,000 Haitians paperless trying to enter illegally in the Dominican Republic were arrested along the 308 kilometers of the border and handed to immigration authorities and repatriated to their country. According to official figures, in 2014 between 100 and 150 Haitian migrants were arrested on average each day in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican army indicates that in 2013, 52,000 undocumented immigrants from Haiti were intercepted and repatriated. If the pace continues in 2015, the number of repatriated Haitians could approach 200,000...
The President Martelly in Léogâne
This Thursday, the President Martelly will visit Léogâne for the inauguration of the National Library Claire Heureuse of Léogâne. He will take advantage of this trip to inaugurate also other infrastructure that benefited from the support of the Support Programme for Reconstruction of Léogâne (PARL) funded by the German development bank, including a school, a stretch of road and the Place St. Rose of Léogâne.
Integration of young professionals from the diaspora
Wednesday Olicier Pieriche, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, received the visit of two responsible for "Staffing plus services, LLC" an employment agency based in Florida, on tour in Haiti. "This visit is part of MHAVE actions o facilitate the integration of young professional executives from the diaspora," declared the Minister Pieriche. Let's recall that this agency has already taken actions to facilitate the return Haitian professionals from the diaspora in Haiti.
Contemporary art exhibition of women artists
As part of the celebration of International Women's Day, a contemporary art exhibition will be held at Villa Kalewès, located at 99, Strret Grégoire in Petion-ville from 6 to 15 March. An opportunity to appreciate the works and the local talent and several women artists and discuss their work, their views and their contribution to the International Women's Day.
6,7 and 8 March will take place the event "Garden Extravaganza in Karibe Gardens," an orchid exhibition and garden. Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Karibe Hotel in Petion-ville