Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Under the patronage of the President Martelly and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), represented by the Mexican Mario Vazquez Rana, IOC Vice-President, in the presence, among others, of Charles Edouard Baker, President of the Haitian Olympic Committee (COH) and the Minister of youth and Sports, Jean Roosevelt René, was held on Tuesday, the laying the foundation stone of Future Olympic center of Haiti. he Centre, estimated at more than $20 million, will include among other things, a stadium of 25,000 seats and will be built on a plot of 4 hectares [given by the Government Martelly] at the corner of the street 9 and Highway national #1 "I am very proud of carrying out the laying of the first stone because it is a project we've been nurturing for a long time. I want to thank the Haitian government and the IOC to have supported us in this project," said Charles Edouard Baker, President of the Haitian Olympic Committee (COH).
For his part, the Minister who represented at this ceremony the Head of State declared "we will rehabilitate and construct numerous sports fields across the country [...] while hoping to transform the coastal area of Port-au-Prince in a business space and of leisure dynamics."
The report Bélizaire is ready
The Commission report on the case of Deputy Arnel Belizaire is ready. According to the Deputy Danton Léger, President of the Commission,the former Minister of Justice Josué Pierre-Louis and the former Government Commissioner, Felix Léger seem to be 'laundered' in the report...
Donation of $500,000 for a sports complex
Dubai Duty Free Foundation announced a donation of USD $500,000 to fund the new sports complex at the lycée Jean-Baptistein the town of St. Marc. The announcement was made at the conference of Trinity Forumin Seoul, by President George Horan, of Dubai Duty Free.
Monday 20 and Wednesday, February 22, days off
By presidential decree, dated February 13, 2012, public administration, schools, commerce and industry will not work on Monday 20 and Wednesday, February 22, 2012 because of the gras days. The President of the Republic take this opportunity to wish a happy carnival to the Haitian people.
Thinking about migration and the Civil Status
Daniel Supplice, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, met Emeline Sauvignet, coordinator of Collectif Haiti de France, Anne Bertin, French Cooperating working within the Support Group for Returnees and Refugees (GARR), and Lisane André, head of communications of GARR on issues of migration and civil status in Haiti.
The Minister of the Interior invites "Repons Peyzan" to better collaborate
Me Thierry Mayard-Paul, the Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Defense, discussed with members of the Executive Board of the platform "Repons Peyizan" around a more effective collaboration in government actions. This approach will allow them to align public policy and the vision of President of the Republic with the concrete development projects for the welfare of the Haitian people, the Minister believes.