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Moïse confirms the elections and rejects any transition
Tuesday, June 18, President Moïse confirmed the holding of elections this for the renewal of political staff. The President asserts that he will not be a candidate and that power will be transferred to an elected President and rejects any transition.
Haitians protest in Washington
On Tuesday, May 18, Haitians from Haiti and various cities in the United States marched in the streets of Washington to protest against the climate of insecurity in Haiti and say no to the referendum on June 27
Diaspora : March record of transfers to Haiti
According to data published by the Central Bank, transfers from the diaspora increased sharply during the month of March 2021, rising to 380 million dollars against 246 million in February, This is the largest amount recorded monthly during the fiscal year 2020-2021.
Diversion of the Massacre River, in search of a solution
On May 27, a bilateral meeting co-chaired by the Foreign Ministers of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, accompanied by their experts, will be held to discuss in depth and of a possible solution to the impasse born of the construction of the irrigation canal (in Haitian territory) in the northern zone of the border on the west bank of the Massacre river https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33596-haiti-flash-conflict-with-the-dr-over-a-canal-diverting-the-massacre-river-to-haiti.html “the two ministers agreed that the interests of the two nations must prevail, without either of the two being affected in their goals. They felt that the solution must meet the standards of mutual respect, international law and agreements signed between the two countries.”
Road safety JCI is involved
As part of the 6th United Nations World Road Safety Week, JCI Delmas excellence is organizing on Friday, May 21 from 10:00 am a day of awareness raising on the prevention of road traffic risks in several schools in the Municipality of Delmas. On Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m at JCI Delmas Excellence ulocal (Delmas 17 # 4b), open day (Brunch-talk) on risky behavior on the road and Highway Code.
Local products in canteens thanks to Japan
The Embassy of Japan carried out a field visit as part of the Local Purchasing Program for School Canteens in Artibonite in collaboration with the “World Food Program”. This project helps improve both the quality of education and the health of undernourished children with well-balanced meals, stabilizing the incomes of farmers and vendors. Through funding from Japan, 16,340 students from 65 schools benefit from meals prepared exclusively with local products.