Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
The Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Chicago " enthusiastically welcomes the return of PLURIEL magazine.The void left by the absence of this prestigious publication was not about to be filled. Haitians of all ages and friends of Haiti have learned to appreciate PLURIEL for the diversity and depth of the articles it publishes. From now on, there is reason to hope that our young people will continue to absorb these important lessons in patriotism and optimism. Such lessons produce a strong feeling of pride even in the darkest moments."
The Grenadières had no chance against Australia
After several matches played under the colors of the team of Indiana FC, the Grenadières participated in a friendly match on Thursday evening in Indianapolis against the Australian team. Without any surprise, the Australian defeated easily the Haitian scoring three goals in the first 15 minutes of play (6') (12') and (15'). Australia led at half-time 3-0. After the break, despite the goodwill of our Grenadières, , to save the honor, on the contrary, they conceded a fourth goal (83')...
UNICEF program for Haiti
The Regional Directors of UNICEF were at the center of the second ordinary session of the Executive Board of UNICEF to present the programs for nine countries, including Haiti, Libya and Sudan. The programme for Haiti will ensure better healthcare for children, including neonatal care and HIV protection and treatment. It will also support communities in providing better nutrition and support the Government of Haiti as it endeavours to increase school enrolment and to remove the financial barriers to education.
Jacques « Doudou » Chancy passed away
The saxophonist Jacques "Doudou" Chancy, brother of Georges Loubert Chancy, died yesterday Saturday night following a heart attack, while he was on stage at the Brasserie Créole (New York), doing a solo alongside Kino. He left us his saxophone around his neck. He left behind him two children. Doudou had opened in Haiti, in Gros Morne, a music school, young people of the area have books and music intruments for their musical education.
Workshop on extreme poverty
Carmelle Marie Rose Anne Auguste, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister for Human Right and the fight against poverty, will launch Monday, September 17, at the Hotel Montana, a workshop on extreme poverty, led by experts Ecuadorian of the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion. his workshop will provide an opportunity for Ecuador to share their experiences and interact with their Haitian counterparts in the field of social protection.