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PHTK protest in St Mark aborted due to lack of Participation

It is normal that people do not want to associate themselves with a loosing team. This is probably what explains the cancellation of a protest organized by PHTL and the supporters of Jovenel Moise on January 28 in St Mark. A protest march organized by PHTK supporters was programmed to begin at 10:00AM on January 28 at Freedom boulevard in St Mark; however, it was cancelled due to lack of participation. Franky Christmas who is the regional Coordinator of PHTK was unable to explain why supporters did not show up. He promised that the mobilization will continue in the future.

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Lycee Jean-Baptiste Pointe Du Sable Of St-Marc

On May 17, 2014, President Michel Martelly, in the company of the First Lady, Sophia Martelly, and Altes Toussaint, the Deputy of St-Marc, participated in the inauguration of Lycee Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable of St-Marc, which is an educational institution that the Haitian government has decentralized to provide free education. The institution will mostly serve disadvantaged people and has space for up to 720 students.

The new institution will admit students from kindergarten all the way to terminale. The institution has a library, music, computer labs, basketball and volleyball courts, football field, and a 400-meter running track with six lanes. The Hand In Hand Foundation sent some of its members to the inauguration ceremony. The Head of State welcomed the new institution and says that its model will be replicated throughout Haiti.

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