Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Tuesday, on the occasion of its 20th anniversary [Friday, July 19] Unibank donated one million U.S. dollars to the Haitian State to supply the special fund for education By this generous gesture, Carl Brown, President of the Board of Directors of the Unibank affirmed that this donation reflected the ocial commitment of the bank in favor of education.
Suspension of criminal assizes
Judge Raymond Jean-Michel, Dean of the Civil Court of Port-au-Prince reported that in mourning following the death of Judge Jean Serge Joseph on Saturday, July 15, the criminal assizes with and without assistance jury, are uspended for 48 hours, from Tuesday, July 16.
Agreement $1,6 million for fiber optics
Group Ezentis announces the signing of an agreement of $ 1.6 million, with a mobile phone operator in Haiti, for the installation and maintenance of a fiber optic network. This agreement which will come into force on October 11, concerns the installation of 23 kilometers of optical fiber in Port-au-Prince and 63 kilometers underground fiber optic as well as maintenance in three strategic areas for one year, for the air fiber managed by the phone operator in Haiti.
Medical Seminar for Agents of program "Ede Pèp"
Together with the Economic and Social Assistance Fund those responsible for thenational program "Ede Pèp" and LifeClinic, organized last week a medical seminar for the benefit of social workers in this program. his training will allow these agents, to know how to identify and react to situations such as among others : allergies, poisoning, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, asthma, cholera...
Jean Emmanuel Jacquet, Laureate of Prix Jacques Roche 2013
The jury of the Prix Jacques Roche of the Georges Castera Library of Limbé, awarded the Prix Jacques Roche 2013 to journalist Jean Emmanuel Jacquet [born in Port-au-Prince in December 1981] for its important work in journalism. The official Prize award ceremony will be announced shortly.