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At the end of his visit to Moscow, the Chancellor Pierre Richard Casimir and his counterpart Serguey Lavrov reaffirmed their commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, heir willingness to contribute to any effort to lift the economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States and its unconditional support for the efforts of the international community to support the reconstruction and development of Haiti.
Martelly will decorate Mimi Barthelemy posthumously
The President of the Republic, Michel Martelly inaugurated this morning the studio Rodrigue Milien at the National Television of Haiti, and at 1h00 p.m. he will register in the records of the Office of the Haitian Copyright (BHDA). At 5h00 p.m., at the National Palace, the Head of State will decorate Rodrigue Milien, Raoul Guillaume, Father Antoine Occide John and Mimi Barthelemy.
Governance and State Reform
On Thursday, the Office of Human Resources Management (OMRH) met with a delegation from the Special Advisory Group of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). This encounter was intended in particular to inform the group on progress in governance, including on issues of state reform and decentralization.
Mission of Venezuela Haïti
Thursday took place the first observation and diagnosis mission on the ground, of the team from the Ministry of Popular Power for Tourism (Venezuela), to study the feasibility of implementation of tourism development projects in Haiti.
Did you know ?
Mgr. Rémy Augustin, was first black Bishop Haitian, born and residing outside the African continent. Mgr. Rémy Augustin, auxiliary of the archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, was appointed to this position by Pope Pius XII April 8, 1953 and consecrated Bishop May 31, 1953. Exiled in 1961 after being briefly administrator of the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, he returned to Haiti in 1966 and became Titular Bishop of Port-de-Paix, a position he held until his resignation February 22, 1982. He passed away on 29 March 1983.