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Tuesday morning, after detection by the coastal radar station, the Marine Police Directorate of Turk and Caicos Islands, intercepted two boats carrying a total of 237 Haitian migrants, 203 men and 34 women, from Haiti. The repatriation process in Haiti is ongoing.
Dr. Jean Reynald Clérismé passed away
Dr. Jean Reynald Clérismé, 76, Minister of Foreign Affairs under the government of René Préval, while attending a political meeting in the premises of the INITE Party felt discomfort, rushed to the hospital Bernard Mevs he succumbed to cardiovascular complications.
Closing of the Embassy of Haiti in Mexico
The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Mexico inform the Haitian Community, that the offices of the Embassy and the Consular Service will be closed Friday, November 1, 2013, on the occasion of the Toussaint.
"Tonton Bicha" could promote Haiti
Tuesday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, has met with Ms. Katherine G Berhmann and Joseph R.Mignon around a strategy to promote Haiti through the artists and the "Zumba dance" as well as a meeting with Daniel Fils Aimé, aka "tonton Bicha" around the possibility for theMinistry to use his character for a campaign to promote tourism in Haiti.
"Gouvenman lakay ou" in Jacmel
Recently, a mission led by Karl Jean-Louis, Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, met with the authorities of the Jacmel region to plan the coming of the program "gouvenman lakay ou" to be held mid-November to Jacmel.
Crafts market in Cap-Haitien
Yesterday, Tuesday, Ms. Dieudonne Luma Etienne, the Northern Regional Director Ministry of Tourism, met the Deputy Delegate North, Antonio Jules and the Municipal Cartel of the City of Cap-Haitien, including Mayor Jean Renaud, on the implementation of a 'Management Structure" of Market Craft freshly rebuilt by the Ministry of Tourism on the Boulevard de la Cité Christophienne.