Haiti – Army: 500 Haitian soldiers in training from January 2019
500 young aspiring soldiers , who will be selected from nearly 4,000 candidates, will form the first Army Soldier Promotion and will begin training in January 2019, according to Enol Joseph Defense Minister. To date, the candidates for this first promotion have already undergone the medical examinations and await the results to know they will be allowed to pass the physical tests.
At the Gressier military base, the rehabilitation work of the dormitories (most of them air-conditioned) where they will be staying in the future, but it is not possible that these dwellings will be ready in the beginning of the year …
The training It will be carried out by Mexican soldiers, trained Haitian soldiers and some civilian experts. The Mexican authorities will send doctors, agronomists and engineers to participate in this training. In addition, Haitian army officials will receive military training in Mexico to strengthen the Corps of Engineers and the Ministry of Defense, adding that the Armed Forces of Haiti (FAd'H) also benefits from cooperation with Chile, Brazil, Ecuador and Taiwan. 19659005] Recall that during the first call for candidacies (17 to 21 July 2017 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21481-haiti-flash-the-army-recruits-call-for-candidates.html) more than 2,200 postulants of which 200 young women have registered https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21629-haiti-army-more-than-2-000-candidates-soldier-enrolled.html. Last November, during the resumption of recruitment (November 12 to 16 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25995-haiti-flash-recruitment-of-class-of-soldiers.html) nearly 1,700 new aspiring soldiers have registered.
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