On Nov, 12, President Jovenel Moïse received Cristian Rodrigo Donoso Maluf, new accredited Chilean ambassador to Haiti, at the National Palace. They briefly discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries, in the presence of the Haitian Chancellor, Bocchit Edmond, and members of the Chilean Embassy in Haiti. Continue reading
PHTK: the political agreement of the opposition, “one proposal among others”
On Tuesday, Nov, 12, a press release signed by PHTK President, Sainphor Liné Balthazar, stated the Haitian Party Tèt Kale considers the political agreement between the five opposition parties as a proposal among others, without binding force, which has the merit of clarifying the position of certain actors in view of the necessary and inclusive dialogue to come. “Despite the hegemonic claims of the initiators, PHTK notes that the “Transitional Political Agreement’ is not unanimous among the opposition parties and is not endorsed by representative organizations of civil society,” Continue reading
76 billion gourdes in collected revenue, 131 billion spent for the 2018-2019 fiscal year
The Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH), monetary policy note revealed a “significant counter-performance” of public finances. Cumulative receipts from October 2018 to Sep, 30 2019 amounted to 76,159,530,000 billion gourdes as opposed to 79,620,640,000 billion gourdes in 2017-2018; which corresponds to a decrease of 4.3 percent. They are thus below the budget revenue forecasted at 99,165,300,000 billion gourdes in the 2017-2018 budget.