Haiti - Politic : Some news here and there...
The Dominicain Chancellor Carlos Morales Troncoso arrived today in Haiti for a visit of ten hours, to discuss the agenda of the next meeting of the Joint Bilateral Commission (CMB). During his visit, Minister Carlos Morales will meet with President Martelly at the National Palace and later with his homogue Laurent Lamothe, to lead a workshop that will define the priorities in trade, investment, border security, health, education, environment and transport, points that should be considered at the next CMB, between the two countries.
France takes note of the resignation of Conille
"France takes note of the resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille and hopes that his successor will be appointed as swiftly as possible. In this context, we stress the importance of the smooth functioning of the institutions, which requires dialogue between all Haitian political actors, notably with a view toward the swift establishment of the election calendar. It's vital to build on the efforts undertaken to support reconstruction and strengthen the governance of the country."
Road safety campaign
Reginald Delva, the Secretary of State for Public Security announced the launch of a road safety campaign from March 7 to April 7. He recalled that the emergency number 177 is available 24/7.
Consular services for elderly and disabled
The Consulate of Haiti in New York informs that there is no need for the elderly or the handicaped to come to the Consulate any longer to fill out an application for service. A legal representative may do so on their behalf. Once the document is finalized, a representative of the Consulate will deliver the document to their home. The representative must secure the signature of the person whose name appears on the document.
Resignation of Conille, no surprises among few elected of Central Plateau
The resignation of Prime Minister, Dr. Garry Conille does not cause major reactions among the elected officials of the Central Plateau. For Chavannes Jean Baptiste, leader of the Peasant Movement of Papaye (Mouvement Paysan de Papaye - MPP) "The departure of Mr. Conille leaves me neither hot nor cold [...] Garry Conille, close to the former President Bill Clinton was the result of an international conspiracy and they are foreigners who have imposed it. I never expected anything from him" For his part, the Deputy Arodon Bien-Aimé seems in no way moved by this resignation "It's not a surprise since Conille never had authority." The Deputy Marie Denise Bernadeau, , expressed concern about the resignation "The country can no longer wait, too many people suffer. I hope that the parliamentarians will ratify without wasting time the choice of the President of the Republic"