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Wednesday, officials of Villa Creole and of the Société Immobilière Financière (SFI), presented a large integrated urban development project to Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism.
Wilson Laleau reconvened
Tuesday's meeting between Wilson Laleau, acting Minister of Finance on insurance "Groupe Santé Plus" (GSP) and the deputies could not be terminated. Minister Laleau will have to appear again in the lower house, this time with other ministers and the heads of GSP, to shed light around the record of Insurance for agents of public service.
The European Union would be very disappointed if...
"We'll be disappointed [if elections are not held in time]. There is an expectation of the Society and the State to have elections in the shortest time. There is a very significant political symbolism relativly to the election date [...] We follow very closely the electoral process. We are in a waiting position and of support," indicated Javier Nino Perez, Head of the Delegation of the European Union. in Haiti, adding, "there are also many other projects that will need to continue to work [...] we are in a position of daily work, which should allow us to address other issues that are of vital importance, such as security food, health question, the need for housing and infrastructure."
Back to School 2013-2014
Vanneur Pierre, Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, announced that the opening of classes for the academic year 2013-2014 is set at September 2, 2013 throughout the country. According to the Minister, the new school year will have 195 days of class, 5 days less than the international average, which is 200 days.
Distribution de "Panye Solidarite"
The National Programme "Ede Pèp" carried out a distribution of "Solidarity Panye" in Fort-Liberté and Capotille for 1,500 families, and in Nippes to 1,000 families affected by recent flooding.