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The the International Adoption Service (IAS) wishes to inform the families whose adoption process is underway in Haiti (files identified by the IAS, which is the subject of the recovery occurred December 23, 2011) of the decision of the General Director of the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) to suspend the reception of any new folder from May 2, 2012 to July 20, 2012. The IBESR wants to restructure its services and establish a new system to ensure better protection of children available for adoption.
The "Bro Warok" should dock on Monday on the île à Vache
After 50 days of navigation, the "Bro Warok," the former lobster of Alain Malardé, left on March 11 from the port of Pointe in Port Louis (Brittany France) with five sailors aboard, was en route to Haiti loaded with several tons of food, agricultural tools, fishing equipment but also for school, clothes children and toys... Saturday the ship was 300 miles from its destination, the île à Vache, where it should land on Monday in the cove of Port Morgan, Haiti.
Automatic weapons fire at the hour of Mass in Pétion ville
Sunday morning at the hour of Mass, of automatic weapons fire were heard in neighborhoods around the cemetery of Pétion ville, following the fatal shooting of a driver of public transport. Witnesses said the driver was shot by a security officer working in the service station near market, near the cemetery. This incident, whose circumstances remain unclear, provoked strong reactions in the population. The rapid intervention of the Police has avoided the situation from deteriorating more.