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The Ministry of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE), apologizes to various Haitian communities from abroad to the effect that it ill not be able to provide them with a stand during the carnival in the Metropole of South. For lack of money.
INITE stands of certain positions taken by Joseph Lambert
The Coordination of the Platform INITE, deeply concerned about the situation of the country, held today to express its concerns regarding the actual abuses of power and stand out of some of the positions of its National Coordinator Joseph Lambert. The Coordination also wishes to state publicly that if there is Ministers and Secretaries of State of government who recognize to be of the Platform INITE, it is of their duty to comply with any request of Parliament which falls within the scope of its constitutional powers.
Inauguration of the new market Dajabon-Ouanaminthe
Dominicans and Haitian authorities have inaugurated this week the new market on the border of Dajabon (Northwest), whose facilities were built with a grant from the European Union of nearly 5 million. This new market includes 2.264 modules internal and external, and sanitation. This new market will help stimulate economic development in the city of Dajabon, Dominican side, and of the community of Ouanaminthe on the Haitian side and reduce health risks.
The ULCC call to order the Government
The Control Unit against Corruption (ULCC), recalls to the members of government Martelly-Conille and former members of the government Préval-Bellerive, that they must deposit their documents on their assets. The ULCC points to their attention, that this declaration of assets, must be made within 30 days of taking office, before the clerk of the court of their jurisdiction.
The Carnival of Port-au-Prince in uncertainty
"The central government will not fund the carnival of Port-au-Prince this year but would be preferably disposed to provide a loan to the town hall of Port-au-Prince," asserts the Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Jean Yves Jason while presenting the letter to the press in which he requested an advance [refundable] of 40 million gourdes from the Fund of Management of Communities. He said he expected a response on Friday [last time] to know whether or not the City Hall will engage in Carnival. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-4897-haiti-social-port-au-prince-can-not-live-without-his-carnival.html
In a statement, the Ministry of Interior reported that unlike previous years, the Ministry of Interior has not received any funds for the 2012 carnival festivities. The funds allocated for these activities were handed to a committee headed by the Ministry of Culture and Communication. The Ministry states that this release is a formal denial to the statements of the mayor of Port-au-Prince.
Closing of the U.S. consulate on February 22
By presidential decree, public administration, schools, commerce and industry will not work Wednesday, February 22, 2012 on the occasion of Carnival. Therefore, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince will be closed to the public. We regret any inconvenience caused by this change. All appointments scheduled for February 22, 2012, except for applicants who have been contacted by employees of the Consular Section, are deferred to February 29, at the same time.