Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
This week, officials of the Regional Office in Artibonite of the National Council of Telecommunications (CONATEL) proceeded to the closure of 7 radio stations (Radio Intrépide, Radio Etincelles, Radio Sensation, Radio Mélomane, Radio Tanbou, Radio/Télé Vitamine and Radio Mégamax) which according to them do not meet the conditions. Other radio stations should be affected by this measure, while the owners of these radios have protested against the intervention of CONATEL, they describe as arbitrary.
Do not call if it's not for a complaint
The Heritage Foundation for Haiti (LFHH) in partnership with USAID, which launched in December 2012, "The anti-corruption red phone" [*550] deplores the lack of result and many hoax calls received by the receptionists "Maybe because it's a toll free number people call to say anything," lamented Marilyn B. Allien, President of the FHH, that encourages people to make good use of the number *550 "Do not call if it is not for a complaint."
Sit-in in front of the consulate of Haiti in Santiago
Earlier this week, dozens of Haitian students and professionals living in Santiago, Dominican Republic, made a sit-in in front of the Consulate of Haiti of this city to protest against the alleged irregularities whose tthe officials of the Consulate would be guilty and against reprehensible acts of Consul Ronsard Saint Cyr, whom they accuse of mismanagement and corruption.
NOTICE for travel agencies
The Interior Ministry reminds that Immigration Officers are appointed by Commission of President of the Republic to mediate between people traveling Abroad or from Haiti and the Directorate of Immigration and of Emigration (DIE), under the decree of 21 December 1970 governing travel Agencies. Noting that this mission does not grant the right to traffic and/or makes circulate passports forms near the DIE in Lalue. The National Police of Haiti was instructed for the purpose of taking appropriate action against the owners of travel agencies or their agents engaged in such practices.
Visit to Fort Jacques
Friday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism accompanied by the Managing Director of ISPAN and mayors of Kenskoff and Petion Ville, visited Fort Jacques for an integrated management of the Park in the perspective of its restoration in partnership with the Cuban Embassy.