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Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
06/03/2012 13:12:35

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Haiti seeks $12 billion dollars...
Justifying the relations of Haiti with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Laurent Lamothe denied that these relationships meant a political change in Haiti, claiming maintain excellent relations with the United States. Advocating the business diplomacy, he said "We are friends of all those who want to help us, because Haiti is seeking 12 billion dollars..."

We can always dream...
Six senators of the Senate Committee responsible for investigating the dual nationality of members of Government, have signed a letter sent to President Michel Martelly asking him to authorize the Commission to consult his records, with the U.S. government and Italian, has informed the Senator Jean-Charles Moïse. Joseph Lambert, Youri Latortue and Yvon Buissereth have refused to sign this letter...

Launching of the fortnight of the Francophonie
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Laurent Lamothe, will proceed today to the official launch of the Fortnight of the Francophonie. Several international and national officials will attend this important ceremony.

Plantation of 1 million trees in the next 6 months
At the Launch of Reforestation Program Plante Lavni at the Hotel Karibe, the Minister of Agriculture, Hébert Docteur declared "the reforestation is a national priority, a condition of survival for our country. Any effort in this direction, any contribution is welcome. The company of National Distributors Ltd (DINASA) is embarked on a double initiative: the promotion and distribution of LPG to reduce consumption of charcoal [...] and the cofinancing with WINNER of the production and transplantation of 1million seedlings whose 70% are fruit trees in the next 6 months, for a total cost of 500,000 U.S. dollars. This is very significant, but the important thing here is not the million trees, but it is the fact that this investment that this effort comes from the business sector, a sector that has taken the measure of the ecological crisis and decided as a responsible company, to contribute to society. Such an initiative should be encouraged and shown as an example to all."

Laurent Lamothe wishes to keep his position of Chancellor
Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister designated by the President Martelly, would like to keep his position of Minister for Foreign Affairs, what the Constitution permits, to continue promoting the country around the world and complete the many files initiated. If ratified, Laurent Lamothe said that he's ready to open his government to other sectors.

Local representatives of France support their Haitian counterparts
A delegation composed of local elected of the organization 'Cités Unies France' visited the region of Palmes as part of a program whose objective is, among other the institutional support of the municipalities of Gressier, Léogâne, Grand Goâve and Petit Goâve. The delegation commended the efforts of mayors and national authorities in the implementation of the project whose the operational phase is underway and encouraged the Haitian authorities to schedule the elections in order to strengthen the democratic process.

Towards the financial independence of women in Haiti
At the 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, Mrs Marie Carmelle Lafontant (Representative of Haiti) explained that through its Global Development Plan designed around five key areas, the Government of Haiti intended grant a special place to the financial autonomy of Haitian women to achieve poverty reduction, which is the lot of 52% of the population [...] She cited the 36 micro-projects implemented by the Government during the second phase of support to the producing initiatives in rural areas "To date, the counting of beneficiaries men/women respectively gives 10.955 women for 15.166 men," she welcomed.

The grenadières U-20 finish last of the Group A
The selection women's U-20 left this Monday, March 5 the playoffs of the World Cup on a tie (0-0) against Jamaica, our youth grenadières finish last in Group A with 0 goals (15 conceded) and Jamaica finished third with 0 goals (4 conceded).

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