Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Wednesday, Me André Michel, confirmed that his US visa had been canceled. According to him, no explanation on why was given to him by the consulate for the moment...
The Dominican truckers protected
Blas Peralta, the President of the National Federation of Dominican Transportation (FENATRADO), said that since Monday the Dominican truckers began to return again in Haiti, protected by soldiers of the Minustah and the National Police of Haiti. Peralta declared that daily in and out of Haiti 160 Dominican trucks with various types of goods. At the most dangerous transit point, in Dajabón, Peralta has proposed the construction of five storage facilities in Haitian territory, but near the border where the Dominican truckers could deliver the goods, so that Haitians themselves can ensure distribution.
Laurent Lamothe in Nashville
Former Prime Minister of Haiti Laurent Lamothe met with the former President of the United States Senate Bill Frist in Nashville, around the issue of sustainable development.
Feast of Agriculture and Labour
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Culture, held a working session around the planning of the Feast of Agriculture and Labour (1 May 2015). Fashion shows, mini fairs, screenings and lectures are planned by the Interministerial Commission responsible for coordinating the activities of the day. Participated in the meeting, the Ministers of Culture (Dithny Joan Raton), of the Communication (Rotschild François Junior), of the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (Fresner Dorcin), of Social Affairs and Labour (Victor Benoit) and of the Status of Women and Women's Rights (Yves Rose Morquette). The Advisor to the Prime Minister, Ms Maguy Durce, Secretary of State for Tourism and Creative Industries, Ms. Jessy Menos and the Director General of the Ministry of Culture, Jean Michel Lapin also participated in the meeting.
4th day of the diaspora : investment and business relationship
The 4th edition of the Haitian diaspora in Montreal day will take place this Saturday https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-13634-haiti-economy-4th-edition-of-the-day-of-the-haitian-diaspora-in-montreal.html . A grand event where more than 50 exhibitors, 25 speakers, government officials, enterprises and the Haitian community will gather around the theme "Investment and business relationship , Québec- Haiti - Canada". This will be the opportunity to promote trade between Canada and Haiti. The trade section of the Embassy of Canada in Haiti will also be joining this event. The Embassy is proud to participate in this kind of activity that helps build sustainable economic and trade ties between our two countries. For more information ( French only) : www.journeediaspora.com