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3 billion for reconstruction, 1 billion for demolition
A national committee on reconstruction was set up on Monday headed the Tourism Minister Patrick Delatour. It argues that it need 3 billion dollars for reconstruction and one billion for the demolition.

School activities resumed in 8 counties in the country outside the West and Southeast, hard hit by the earthquake of January 12, reported that officials of the Ministry of Education. Children among the refugees in the provinces were able to follow courses in these institutions. A teacher said Cayes have observed increased activity at these schools province. However, the reopening is not quite effective, according to people in other departments surveyed. In Nippes example, the opening is not seen as buildings suffered serious damage, according to residents of the area. The earth trembles still Miragoane and parents are afraid.

The funeral of George Anglade and his wife Mireille took place Saturday at the Notre-Dame in Montreal. The geographer and his girlfriend came to Haiti to participate in international festival Etonnants Travelers Haiti, were killed during the earthquake of January 12. In addition to relatives and family friends, former colleagues of Mr. Anglade and many politicians attended the ceremony including the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Michael Ignatieff and the Member for Viau, himself a Haitian Emmanuel Dubourg.

About sixty people were arrested including escaped from prison during the days that followed the quake, police said Haitian. But the problem is that the judicial infrastructure was destroyed state police, who called the people to help foster a climate of peace.

Second head of state to visit Haiti since the catastrophe after Leonel Fernandez Dominican, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on Friday criticized "imperialism" of aid to Haiti, suggesting that part of the assistance given to countries devastated by the earthquake returned to its donors as military budgets or organizational costs. "There is a big part of imperialism among donors," he told a joint press conference with Haitian President René Préval.

Source: DD / HPN (French)
Levanjiltv: English Translation

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