Minister Limond Toussaint at the patronal feast of Jacmel
Monday, Limond Toussaint, the Minister of Culture, accompanied by his Director General, Michel Lapin, represented the Government at the Eucharistic celebration of the patron saints of the southeastern metropolis (St. Jacques and St. Philippe), which coincided with the Feast of Agriculture and Labor.
In the multipurpose room of Lamandou, Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Monseigneur Joseph Lafontant, in the presence of local authorities, police and justice, referring in particular to the victims and damage of Hurricane Matthew and recent torrential rains which are falling on the country these last days called in his homily, the Haitians to manifest “a greater concern of the environment […] the degradation of the environment puts us face to a mortal danger. We must all feel concerned,” stressing that a new type of commitment is needed.
After the celebration, Minister Toussaint and a few officials, including the Delegate of the South-East, Pierre Michel Lafontant, went to the Tourist harbor of the commune where an agro-artisanal and gastronomic fair awaited them, before visiting some Art Workshops and Galleries of the Jacmel Historical Center.