Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Thursday, March 7, 3 Dominicans of the company "Electromega" have lost their lives in a traffic accident occurred in Morne Tapion around noon. The brakes of the truck, that transported them to the South, would have ceased to function. After the minutes prepared by the Justice of the Peace of the town, Me Jean Leandre Jude, the bodies of three victims were transported to the hospital Notre Dame de Petit-Goâve. HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondant Petit-Goâve).
Canada, visit the port facilities of Port-au-Prince
Thursday, Alix Célestin, the Director General of the National Port Authority (APN) met with a delegation of the Embassy and the Government of Canada, came to visit the port facilities of Port-au-Prince.
Month of Francophonie in Cap-Haitien
The French Alliance of Cap Haitien invites you to celebrate the Francophonie throughout the month of March ! This year it will be dedicated to Aimé Césaire at the occasion of the Centenary of his birth. Saturday, March 9 at 7:00 pm, Jacques Martial will stop at Cap-Haitien in his "Tour Caribbean" and will present a major poetic work "Notebook of a Return to My Native Land" of Aimé Césaire. Free entry to remove to the French Alliance Cap-Haitien (number of places limited)
New sanitary block in the maternity of Torbeck
Newly built, a new sanitary block as been put into service in the maternity Torbeck. Funded by the Minustah to the tune of U.S. $ 31.000, the block of 25 m2, is composed of two sections, a first for women with three toilets and two showers, and another for men with a urinal, a toilet and a shower. A septic tank has been added to strengthen the sanitation of the hospital delivery room. An incinerator and a discharge pit of waste burned complete the project.
A woman Coordinator of RFJS
At the last General Assembly National, Manise Elie, 29, former secretary of the National Coordination of the Network Border Jeannot Success (RFJS) was elected National Coordinator of RFJS by the Human Rights Committees (KDM), members of RFJS. This is the first woman to be elected Coordinator since the inception of this organization of promotion and of defense of human rights, on 2 July 2001.