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May 8, 1962: creation of the General Budget Directorate (DGB)

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The ephemeris of the day: national holidays, events marking the history of Haiti, proverbs… the online agency Juno7 brings you a refresher of your memory.

It is Wednesday May 8, 2024

May 8, 1962: creation of the Directorate General of the Budget (DGB). This decentralized service of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has the mission of ensuring the implementation of state budgetary policy.

May 8, 2022: armed bandits hijack in Papaye, locality of Croix-des-Bouquets, a Dominican bus from the Metro Tours Company, with 17 people, including 8 Turkish citizens, on board.

May 8, 2019: publication of the list of personalities to be part of the government of Prime Minister named Jean Michel Lapin in the official newspaper “Le Moniteur”.

May 8, 2018: Mamadou Diallo, the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Haiti, is designated Officer in Charge of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) following the appointment of Ms. Susan D. Page as Special Advisor to the Secretary General on the rule of law.

May 8, 2014: the Senate of the Republic condemns the “attack”, of which Jean-Charles Moïse was the victim on Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Gressier. The senator was detained by police in this town as he returned from the funeral of political activist Fritz Gérald Civil, celebrated in Miragoâne.

May 8, 2009: the Independent Expert on the human rights situation in Haiti appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Michel Forst, completes a second 12-day mission to Haiti during which he met the President of the Republic as well as the Prime Minister, members of the government, representatives of Parliament, senior magistrates and representatives of civil society.

International Red Cross Day
This May 8 brings back the 161 years of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement celebrated everywhere on the ”International Day of the Red Cross and Red Crescent”.

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