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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Jan. 20

Haiti

Power plants to be built in the Northern Department

Friday Jan. 17, The Rural Electrification and Women Empowerment project was launched by the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation, and Communications. Technical support will be provided by the United Nations Development Program , while the Japanese government will provide financial support.  During the upcoming year, three hybrid rural electrification micro-systems will be built in Capotille, Vallières, and Mont- Organisé through this initiative.

New road connects Mombin-Crochu and Vallières

President Jovenel Moïse inaugurated on Friday, Jan. 17,  a newly built road that connects the communes of Mombin-Crochu and Vallières located in the Northeast department. A native of this department, Moïse made note of the fact that the Haitian army assisted with its construction.

Maïssade has a new administrative complex

On Friday, Jan. 17, President Jovenel Moïse inaugurated an administrative complex in Maïssade which will house the Justice of the Peace, the registrar, and the Office of National Identification. The President was accompanied by Jean Roudy Aly, Minister of Justice,  Jouthe Joseph Minister of Economy and Finance,  Fritz Caillot, Minister of Public Works, and Enold Joseph, Minister of Defense.

Moïse Calls For Support As He Begins Infrastructure Tour

On Jan. 17, President Jovenel Moïse began the first stage of a tour to assess the progress of numerous infrastructure projects underway in the country’s northern region. During a stop in La Victoire, he asked the public for support as he works to carry out reforms within his administration, and urged the public to be mindful of those “who have in mind to impose anti-democratic practices.”

“No development is possible without stability,” he said. The provinces are the first victims of the “chaos created by politicians.”

During the tour, Moïse also visited Maïssade, where he inaugurated a new administrative complex that will house the Court of Peace, the Offices of the Registrar and the National Identification Office. He also made stops in  Mombin Crochu and Vallières, Cap-Haitien, Trou-du-Nord, and Grand Bassin. While in Cap-Haitien, he visited the Lycée national Philippe Guerrier and the Haitian Electricity Office.

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Jan. 20, 2020

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