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18/03/2012 14:29:01

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Customs revenues of February 2012 increased by 18.56%
According to the General Administration of Customs, the customs revenue, during the month of February 2012 amounted to 1,964,631,000.21 gourds, up 18.56% compared to February 2011 and an increase of 1.75% over the month of January 2012 with revenues of 1,930,144,602.97 gourds.

The multiple citizenship, a historical necessity...
During the presentation of the provisional program of the week of the diaspora, which runs from April 16 to 22, 2012, under the theme "Haiti needs its Diaspora," Daniel Torment, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad has declared "This is an historical necessity to apply the multiple citizenships, this must be done in the shortest possible time, not because the diaspora's request it, but because this is a real and absolute requirement [...] It's time that we eave aside the nationalism that has not existed since the late 19th century. There is no question that Haiti remains among the last countries that do not recognize multiple citizenships [...] a generation of Haitian who are holders of multiple nationality could bring their participation in the smooth running of the country. Some of them have passports from Europe, America, Latin America and other countries..."

The ruins of St. Anne's Church collapsed
Last Friday, late afternoon, after a church service held in the ruins of the church Sainte-Anne [downtown Port-au-Prince] severely damaged on January 12, 2010, the officiating priest, alerted by vibration, evacuated the faithful from the place well before the collapse of the ruins. Thanks to God there were no casualties.

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