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In the context of the fight against corruption ULCC informs that the DGI will soon publish a new list of taxpayers who do not pay their taxes "There are more than 100 new taxpayers who owe the state more than twenty Haitian million gourdes," said Antoine Atouriste, Director General of the Unit for Combating Corruption, noting that more than 90% of the 150 former taxpayers in default with the tax authorities had finally paid their taxes.
Subsidy for the rice sector
Thursday Oxfam provided a subsidy to the rice sector in the Artibonite Department. According to Yolette Etienne, Associate Director of Oxfam, this subsidy of almost 440,000 U.S. dollars will be given to five associations of teh rice sector in Artibonite : ADAL, AIBMRD, BAC Petite Rivière, ODVA, et RACPABA. This funding will facilitate a support for agricultural inputs and equipment, building space for the rice processing after harvest, various technical training and management of irrigated areas.
Beginning of work in the Port of the Capital
Alix René, Director of the National Port Authority (APN), has announced the start of repairs to the port of the capital. After removing tons of debris. A foreign company will install pillars to support the new structure and that from the month of September, said the Director of the APN, who specified that the terms of the contract stipulated that the firm should complete 150 meters of quay in the next 11 months. This new platform will allow the port to be more competitive with other countries in the region what at term will result in an increase in traffic in the Port explained René Alix.
Delay in the delivery of the law extending the term of senators
The law interpreting the 2008 electoral law passed Tuesday in the House of Deputies, extend the terms of Senators has not yet been forwarded to the Executive. Jean Tholbert Alexis explained that following the protest of the majority pro-government bloc (PSP) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-9281-haiti-politic-the-psp-rejects-the-vote-on-the-law-extending-the-term-of-senators.html alleging irregularities, including, among others, the absence of a quorum before the vote, he requested that the videotapes are verified...