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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Dec. 7

Haiti

$125 million Allocated for Water and Sanitation in the North of Haiti

The North of Haiti will benefit from new drinking water supply system, better sanitation and hygiene through new $125 Million dollar Inter-American Development Bank Project .

This project, which will be executed by DINEPA, has for main objective to improve the living conditions of the households in the region of the great north of Haiti, Radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Human Rights Groups Demand Better Accommodations for Haitians Repatriated from Chile

Human rights organizations advocate for social reintegration of these disadvantaged migrants who have been sent back to Haiti.
They are asking authorities to create social programs in the country to facilitate the reintegration of these migrants so their rights can be respected, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Dominican Government Plans Formalization of Trade Deal with Haiti

Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado announced that the government has sought to formalize a trade agreement with Haiti to eliminate the obstacles and irregular situations affecting trade relations between the two countries for years. This agreement could result in controlling restrictions imposed by the Haitian government on Dominican products and generate a viable trade flow. Minister Maldonado went on to say that a National Trade Negotiations Council had been set up by the Dominican Executive, an institutional body charged of providing advice on trade agreements that suited his country, Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Many Schools in Northern Haiti Are on Strike

Students of the National School of Morne Rouge (North) blocked the national road # 1 during December 4 and 5, 2018. They demanded the presence of teachers in the classrooms. At the same time, the union of administrative employees of the northern departmental directorate of the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training has been observing a work stoppage since December 3rd of 2018 for lack of payment, Le National reports. Continue reading

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Dec. 07, 2018

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