Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Last weekend, Klaus Eberwein, Director General of Fund of Economic and Social Assistance (FAES), and the program manager of "Kantin Mobil" conducted an exploratory visit in Dominican Republic around the implementation of mobile kitchens in Haiti, the neighboring country having a good experience in the field of social assistance.
Me Jean Renel Sanon will denounce magistrates
Wednesday, Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice, made a visit to the largest prison of country, he wanted to be an eyewitness of the conditions of detention of prisoners, and took the opportunity to criticize the judges, who do not fulfill their responsibilities, cause of the prolonged pretrial detention. Very soon, the names of the judges will be published, said the Minister.
Canadian visit to the APN
Last week, Alix Celestin, Director of the National Port Authority (APN) met a Border Services Officer of Canada and the liaison officer of the Embassy of Canada. This information visit aimed at a better understanding of the operation and the reality of the port facilities of Port-au-Prince and inquire at the same time, of the progress of ongoing work, of upgrade at the level of various docks of the capital.
75 illegal migrants repatriated to Haiti
Tuesday, 75 of our countrymen, including 36 women, intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard off the coast of Puerto Rico last Thursday, were repatriated to Cap Haitien. Back home, the migrants said they were unable to meet their daily needs, and consequently they requested the assistance of the Haitian authorities.
Donations from Canada for PNH
Tuesday Canada proceeded to the delivery of 13 mobile police stations, 40 motorcycles and to the transfer of training center in first aid of "police secours", to the National Police of Haiti (PNH). According to Henri Paul Normandin, Ambassador of Canada in Haiti, this project will allow the PNH to better meet the needs of the population in term of security and will strengthen the operational capacities of justice actors and of the public security.
Easter holiday at the Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Atlanta
The Consulate of The Republic of Haiti in Atlanta informs the Public in General that the Consulate will be closing at noon (12:00PM) on Thursday March 28th, and will remain closed the whole day on Friday, March 29th, for the celebration of "Easter". The Consulate wishes Happy Easter to everybody. We will reopen on Monday April 1st, 2013.