Opposition political parties say they will hold fresh demonstrations across Haiti today in their demands for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, even as the Government has started efforts to hold a national dialogue on the situation.

President Moïse has met with the former provisional president, Jocelerme Privert, as part of the initiative after the Government indicated that persons who have had the opportunity to serve the Republic can, through their experiences, contribute to the search for adequate answers to the ongoing political situation.

The Government said it is convinced “another Haiti is really possible through a sincere dialogue between all the girls and all the sons of the common homeland”.

Moïse also met with the Apostolic Nuncio, Eugene Martin Nugent, with a view to finding a peaceful and democratic solution to the socio-economic and political problems of the French-speaking Caribbean Community country.

Prior to the meetings, Moise also met with members of the “Economic Forum” with whom he exchanged views and pledged to make every effort to ensure that the dialogue can start as soon as possible.

Last weekend, Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant announced a series of initiatives aimed at reducing the cost of living and providing employment for Haitians.

“In this sense, soon there will be a meeting with those who have big business in the country who are in the national production, to see what important decisions we can take together to create more jobs and thus reduce expenses, etc….

“I agreed with the president to meet all the factory owners to discuss with them and see how we can make an extra effort to manage the minimum wage so that workers can obtain an improvement.” Continue reading

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