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Thursday, The Consulate General of Haiti in Atlanta, learned with sorrow the disappearance of journalist and active member of the Atlanta Haitian community, Fabrice Joseph, after hving bravely fighting cancer. The disappearance of Fabrice, grieve deeply all who knew his merits or had received evidence of his kindness to help. The Consul General Thomas Gandy and staff of the Consulate, express its sincere condolences to the Joseph family, relatives and friends as well as community members affected by this loss.
3 school directors arrested for fraud
Yesterday in Gonaïves, three principals involved in the Programme of Free Compulsory Universal Schooling (PSUGO) were arrested and accused of fraud, according to the Chief Public Prosecutor of Gonaives, Me Enock géné Génélus. According to the Minister of Justice, 30 school directors have been arrested for fraud as part of PSUGO.
Visit of Pamela A. White, in the Lower House
Wednesday, Pamela A. White, Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, paid a visit to the Chamber of Deputies, during which she discussed with parliamentarians in particular on the draft law on money laundering, a law of great importance for Haiti and its international partners, including the United States.
Canadian Religious shot at the exit of a bank
Thursday morning, a religious of the Congregation of Marianist Quebec, Richard Joyal, 62, originally from Manitoba was shot dead and robbed by two unidentified men riding aboard a motorcycle after a withdrawal of 1,000 American dollars in a branch of Scotiabank in Port-au-Prince.
CONATEL collected over $50 million for Education
The National Council of Telecommunications (CONATEL), informs that within the framework of Free Compulsory Universal Schooling (PSUGO), the organization has collected for the period from 15 June 2011 to 16 April 2013 an amount of U.S. $ 50,406,684.81 (including accounts receivable).