Haiti – News : Zapping…
“The country in danger” dixit Moïse
“The two new variants [of Covid-19] which are present on the national territory put the country in danger […]”, warned President Jovenel Moïse, who called for unity to avoid a health crisis. Note that the responsibility of the two variants “Alpha” and “Gamma” often mentioned to justify the rebound of the epidemic in Haiti, is not supported by any statistical data published by the Ministry of Public Health concerning the number of cases contaminated by these variants. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33870-haiti-covid-state-of-health-emergency-renewed-for-15-days.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33869-haiti-flash-the-number-of-new-cases-explodes-in-the-west.html
CEP deeply concerned
The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) says it is deeply concerned by the increase in threats from the radical opposition on the holding of the Constitutional referendum on June 27. However, the CEP remains confident about the security arrangements planned to facilitate the holding of the referendum in peace and security.
The CEH asks Moïse to abandon the referendum
The Haitian Bishops’ Conference (CEH) urges President Jovenel Moïse to renounce the constitutional referendum “Giving up the referendum project would be the wise decision. Avoid, we beg you, that the country still knows dark days and even worse than those we are currently experiencing […]”
Towards a political agreement with the opposition ?
According to Mathias Pierre Minister Delegate to the first Minister, in charge of Electoral Questions “The Government is working on a political agreement with the members of the opposition. However, to avoid any delay in the process all the installation will be done. The elections will take place this year because we will not let the country fall into political chaos”. For its part, the radical opposition denies working on any political agreement with the Government and is preparing to boycott the Constitutional referendum on June 27.
Access to employment for people with disabilities
Saturday, May 29, the job fair for the benefit of people with disabilities held at Karibe Hotel was once again an opportunity for the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities to work in its mission and its objective to allow or even increase the opportunities of access to employment for people with disabilities. This activity allowed 200 disabled people to come into contact with more than 50 entrepreneurs.
Training in multi-risk mapping
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP-Haiti) and the National Center for Geospatial Information are organizing this week a training workshop applied to multi-risk mapping for senior executives from departmental directorates and town halls in the North West and of the Gros-Morne borough. This workshop, carried out with the support of the funds of the Delegation of the European Union in Haiti, aims to equip these executives with the knowledge and tools necessary for the practical use of data from the Geographic Information System (GIS) in spatial planning, construction, agriculture, disaster preparedness and response…