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The UN calls for calm in Haiti
The UN in Haiti is deeply concerned by the upsurge in gang violence against civilian populations and their property and calls for calm. We urge all stakeholders to end the violence and allow access to humanitarian aid to populations in need.
Covid : Death of ONA Administrator
After the death on May 21 of Chesnel Pierre (55 years old) Director General of the Office National Old Age Insurance (ONA), it is now Jean Richard Pérard, the Administrator of the Office National d’Assurance Vieillesse (ONA), who died Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Mirebalais University Hospital as a result of Covid-19 according to our sources.
Haiti joins the UNESCO Africa Group
The plenary assembly of UNESCO unanimously approved the request of the Republic of Haiti to join the Africa Group of the international body. Haiti is now an observer member of the group and the first country outside the African continent to join the Africa Group within UNESCO.
Did you know ?
Rapadou is an artisanal brown sugar made using traditional methods. It is produced exclusively from cane juice. The local recipe includes both cane juice, cinnamon and ginger. A few pinches of black charcoal ash are sometimes added to the product. This last element fights heartburn.
The Governor of the BRH appointed for the Presidency of FILAC
Appointed at the end of the 5th round table of leaders of the World Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH), represented by Governor Jean Baden Dubois, will assume the Presidency of the Initiative for Financial Inclusion of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC) for the next 2 1/2 years. Governor Dubois will lead the FILAC Working Group made up of 21 other central banks.