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Opening up of commuens located at altitude
The work to open up the comunes located at high altitude in the North-East department extends over more than 100 km and is at 70% progress.
Argentina : a 13-year-old Haitian star in equestrian sport
The Haitian Ambassador to Argentina Vilbert Bélizaire this week received at the Embassy in Buenos Aires, Ziline Pierre Pena Arias, a 13-year-old Haitian teenager accompanied by her adoptive father Pedro Gustavo Pena. Note that Ziline left Haiti in 2012, at the age of 3. She practices equestrian sport and has represented Argentina at the world level in various competitions and won several medals.
“Marion’s dam a masterpiece”
The Marion hydroelectric dam https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31269-haiti-politic-towards-the-end-of-the-works-of-the-dam-on-the-marion-river.html is a leader-work that must be explored by students in civil engineering and agronomy, recommended Minister Nader Joiséus during his visit on April 1. He invited everyone to the inauguration of this dam on May 1, 2021.
Referendum / elections : 123 million already spent
Mathias Pierre, the Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister, in charge of electoral matters and relations with political parties informed this week that so far 123 million Gourdes had been disbursed for the preparations for the referendum and the next elections in 2021.
Launch of the corporate basketball championship
Launch of the corporate basketball championship commonly known as the Digicel Cup. This year Gary Bodeau’s “Fondasyon Nou” via its sports section is among the sponsors and participants.
International Children’s Book Day:
As part of the International Children’s Book Day (April 2) Jean Emmanuel Jacquet, the Director General of the National Book Directorate (DNL) declared that in Haiti we had to tackle the problems of accessibility children’s books, support young people and work to put in place adequate public policies that can boost the children’s book sector. He believes that access to children’s books and support for publishers and authors who produce these books are fundamental. “Through our various Reading and Cultural Animation Centers (CLAC) and municipal libraries, we are insisting on creating a special place on the shelves for children’s books,” Indicated Jean Emmanuel Jacquet.