Haiti – News : Zapping…
COVID : Patients on the verge of death for lack of diesel
Shortage of diesel in St Luc and St Damien hospitals, the 2 largest Covid-19 centers in the metropolitan area. The situation in Martissant prevents the supply of these institutions. If in 36 hours they are not fed the lives of the sick will be in great danger
42% of the inhabitants of French Guiana are Haitians
In French Guiana, the Haitian diaspora is estimated at 130,000 members (42.4%) of the total population which stood at 306,000 inhabitants in 2020.
Northeast : Beating his wife is justified (survey)
Incredible in the 21st century ! In northeastern Haiti, nearly one in three women (33%) and 10% of men believe it is justified to beat his wife (source Global Spotlight Survey May 2021).
The food basket has increased by 13%
According to a report from the National Food Security Coordination (CNSA), in May 2021, the average food basket increased by (3%) compared to the month of April and shows an increase of more than 13% compared to the month February 2021.
Opportunities after every crisis
“Behind every great crisis, there are always opportunities. I met representatives of the National Entrepreneur Center, the International Trade Office and the leaders of the Orange County and the Fusion Fest to talk about the economic development of Haiti,” said Herwil Gaspard, Consul and Head of Post at the Haitian Consulate in Orlando (Florida).
On June 23, Nader Joiséus, the Minister of Public Works, was on a site visit to the Joffre/Gros Morne crossroads section of road (24 km) which will link the towns of Poste Couttant and Ste Thérèse, commune of Gves and including 16 km (70%) are already paved. The remaining 8 km will be completed very soon, he said.