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October 16, 2017

Haiti

Haiti – Education : Launch of Scientific Writing Contest

Source: Haiti Libre The Scientific Writing Competition for Young Scholars and the Granting Project for the Publication of Scientific Books for the professors of universities and researchers, were launched last week at the Marriott Hotel in the presence of… Link: Haiti – Education : Launch of Scientific Writing Contest

iciHaiti – Politics : President visits the site of the Irois power plant

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Fritz Caillot, Minister of Public Works, international partners and local authorities, went to the commune of Irois to visit the construction site of the Power Plant… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : President visits the site of the Irois power plant

Haiti – Diaspora : 211st anniversary of the death of Dessalines

Source: Haiti Libre Lesly Condé, Consul General of Haiti in Chicago, has the duty to remind the entire community that Tuesday, October 17, 2017 brings back the 211th anniversary of the death of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : 211st anniversary of the death of Dessalines

Haiti – NOTICE : Registration open at the Vocational Training Center of Cité Soleil

Source: Haiti Libre The new Center for Technical and Vocational Training of Wharf Jérémie of Cité Soleil, has opened since 10 October its registrations for technical construction-building, electricity, cosmetology, hospitality, industrial sewing and… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Registration open at the Vocational Training Center of Cité Soleil

iciHaiti – Politics : PM pays tribute to Dessalines

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the week of reflection on the 211th anniversary of the death of Emperor Jacques I, as a prelude to the commemoration of the 211st anniversary of his death on October 17, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant paid a resounding tribute… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : PM pays

Haiti – Jacmel : Special training for 45 artisans

Source: Haiti Libre From October 10th to 18th, at the Interpretation Center of the Carnival of Jacmel, 45 artisans of jacmel undergo a special training, an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism and financed by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for… Link: Haiti – Jacmel : Special training for 45 artisans

Haiti – REMINDER : 211st anniversary of the death of Emperor Dessalines

Source: Haiti Libre Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, Minister of the Interior and Local Government, reminds all Haitian citizens that Tuesday, October 17, 2017 is dedicated to commemorating the 211st anniversary of the death of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Jacques 1st… Link: Haiti – REMINDER : 211st anniversary of the death of Emperor Dessalines

iciHaiti – Security : International Day for Disaster Reduction

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, the United Nations Development Program in Haiti joined forces with the Directorate of Civil Protection and more broadly, with the National Risk Management System to celebrate the World Day for Disaster Reduction… Link: iciHaiti – Security : International Day for Disaster Reduction

Haiti – Health : First Lady visits La Saline Medical-Social Center

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, the First Lady of Haiti Martine Moïse, accompanied by Dr. Greta Roy, the Minister of Public Health (MSPP) visited the Saline Medico-Social Center to inquire about the work needed to the rehabilitation… Link: Haiti – Health : First Lady visits La Saline Medical-Social Center

iciHaiti – Tourism : RIAT South Steering Committee

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Hotel Montana, in the presence of Jessy Menos, the Minister of Tourism was held a major working session in order to re-establishing the Steering Committee responsible for managing and ensuring the smooth running of the Program RIAT-South… Link: iciHaiti – Tourism : RIAT South Steering Committee

Haiti – DR : Agreement on improving bilateral trade relations

Source: Haiti Libre In the context of improving the business and investment climate between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, a meeting was held in Port-au-Prince between Haitian government officials concerned by trade and economic issues, and a delegation from the Dominican Link: Haiti – DR : Agreement on improving bilateral trade relations

Haiti – Health : Nearly 5 million Haitians undernourished…

Source: Haiti Libre A report by the FAO entitled « Panorama of Food and Nutritional Security in Latin America and the Caribbean » indicates that in Haiti are observed the highest levels of malnutrition… Link: Haiti – Health : Nearly 5 million Haitians undernourished…

Haiti – Politics : Visit to the unfinished Administrative Center of Port-de-Paix

Source: Haiti Libre Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, Minister of the Interior headed a delegation composed of representatives of the IDB, of the OMRH and the Embassy of Switzerland, visited the Administrative and Cultural Center of Port-de-Paix… Link: Haiti – Politics : Visit to the unfinished Administrative Center of Port-de-Paix

Haiti – Diplomacy : Accreditation of the new Ambassador of Mali

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday at the National Palace, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, received the credentials of the new Ambassador Toure Abdoul Kader of the Republic of Mali… Link: Haiti – Diplomacy : Accreditation of the new Ambassador of Mali

iciHaiti – Humanitarian : 5 new NGOs authorized in the country

Source: Haiti Libre Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, issued joint communiqués granting the status of NGOs for development assistance to 5 institutions operating in the fields of education, health, agriculture and… Link: iciHaiti – Humanitarian : 5 new NGOs authorized in the country

Haiti – France : Call for projects, list of selected organizations

Source: Haiti Libre Following the call for projects of the French Embassy in Port-au-Prince to finance the development of economic and local initiatives in rural areas in the departments affected by Hurricane Matthew… Link: Haiti – France : Call for projects, list of selected organizations

Haiti – Environment : Haiti discusses clean cooking in Austria

Source: Haiti Libre Nicole Yolette Altidor, the Director General of the Ministry of the Environment and the engineer Claude Prepetit Director of the Bureau of Mines and Energy represented Haiti to a workshop on methods of cooking that took place in Austria… Link: Haiti – Environment : Haiti discusses clean cooking in Austria

Haiti – Politics : President Moïse met with the Core Group

Source: Haiti Libre Monday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse met with the Core Group composed of members of the Countries and Friendly Organizations of Haiti… Link: Haiti – Politics : President Moïse met with the Core Group

Haiti – Education : Northeast Department touched by Operation «Books for All»

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the «Books for All» operation, a delegation from the Ministry of National Education, chaired by Jackson Pléteau, the Minister’s Chief of Staff, met with 21 directors of the Northeast high school… Link: Haiti – Education : Northeast Department touched by Operation «Books for All»

Haïti – Tourism : Minister Menos on tour in DR

Source: Haiti Libre Colombe Jessie Menos, the Minister of Tourism, toured the Dominican Republic last week at the invitation of the Science and Art Foundation organizer of the 2nd edition of the World Ecotourism and Production Fair… Link: Haïti – Tourism : Minister Menos on tour in DR

Haiti – Technology : Improving postal service in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre In order to boost the various services of the Office des Postes d’Haiti, a training session on the installation of the new computer system « IPS POST » was given to several employees… Link: Haiti – Technology : Improving postal service in Haiti

Haiti – FLASH : Oscars 2018, a double first for Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science announced that 92 countries were selected for the Oscar 2018 Best Foreign Language Film, for next prestigious cinema awards ceremony… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Oscars 2018, a double first for Haiti

iciHaiti – NOTICE ONI : New offices for the renewal of CINs

Source: Haiti Libre In the metropolitan area where there is higher demand, the Office has installed several new office of renewals open from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 4pm… Link: iciHaiti – NOTICE ONI : New offices for the renewal of CINs

Haiti – Football : Grenadiers settle in Yokohama

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday at 4:00 pm after a flight of nearly 13 hours, the Grenadiers, the technical and management staff arrived in Yokoama, Japan’s second largest city after Tokyo, where they have settled in the luxurious Hotel « InterContinental Yokohama Grand »… Link: Haiti – Football : Grenadiers settle in Yokohama

Haiti – Diaspora : Opening of the Montreal-Haiti Exhibition

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the inauguration of the multimedia exhibition « Montréal-Haïti » was held t the Maison d’Haïti in the presence of several political personalities… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Opening of the Montreal-Haiti Exhibition

Haiti – Justice : Fighting impunity for past crimes

Source: Haiti Libre Gathered at a recent symposium in Port-au-Prince on the fight against impunity for past crimes, 80 experts from Haitian civil society organizations and international experts discussed challenges related to impunity for past crimes and opportunities… Link: Haiti – Justice : Fighting impunity for past crimes

Haiti – Agriculture : Tripartite cooperation in the coconut sector

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, inform that in the framework of Tripartite Cooperation, a team a Cuban Expert in Agroforestry, has carried out a mission… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Tripartite cooperation in the coconut sector

Haiti – Post-Matthew : 12 months later, UNICEF continues to support children…

Source: Haiti Libre One year after Hurricane Matthew of Category 4, which devastated the great South of Haiti, « Hundreds of thousands of children have seen their lives disrupted, » said Marc Vincent, UNICEF Representative in Haiti… Link: Haiti – Post-Matthew : 12 months later, UNICEF continues to support children…

Haiti – Agriculture : Thousands of animals treated in Haiti after Hurricane Irma

Source: Haiti Libre More than 4,300 animals have been treated in northeastern Haiti at mobile clinics set up by Heifer International and the Ministry of Agriculture, following the passage of Hurricane Irma last September… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Thousands of animals treated in Haiti after Hurricane Irma

iciHaiti – Football : Training of physical trainers and instructors

Source: Haiti Libre Wilner Etienne, National Technical Director of the Haitian Football Federation announces that the Federation is organizing from Monday 9 to Friday 13 October 2017 at the Federation Technical Center located at the ranch of La Croix des Bouquets… Link: iciHaiti – Football : Training of physical trainers and instructors

Haiti – Economy : Monthly inflation still rising

Source: Haiti Libre In August 2017, the General Index of Consumer Prices (base 100 in August 2004) rose to 315.3 compared to 312.4 in July, ie a monthly inflation of + 0.9%, a slight slowdown compared with July (+ 1%) for an annual inflation of… Link: Haiti – Economy : Monthly inflation still

Haiti – FLASH : Nearly 10,000 Haitians expelled or not allowed in DR (September)

Source: Haiti Libre During the presentation of his report, Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado of the Directorate General of Migration (DGM) revealed that during September 2017, 9,332 foreigners [mostly of Haitian origin] were expelled… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Nearly 10,000 Haitians expelled or not allowed in DR (September)

iciHaiti – NOTICE : Patron saint's day of Croix-des-Bouquet, holidays

Source: Haiti Libre On the occasion of the patronal feast of the Commune of the Croix-des-Bouquets, Notre Dame du Rosaire, the Municipal Council, by communal decree, are declared holiday… Link: iciHaiti – NOTICE : Patron saint’s day of Croix-des-Bouquet, holidays

Haiti – Post-Matthew : Mayor of Dame-Marie remembers and promises

Source: Haiti Libre Dame-Marie was one of the communes most affected by the passage of Hurricane Mathieu of Category 4 in October 2016. The Risk Reduction Plan, identifying the most vulnerable areas allowed… Link: Haiti – Post-Matthew : Mayor of Dame-Marie remembers and promises

Haiti – Politics : DR prepares a timetable of at least 43 projects with Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, Dominican Chancellor Miguel Vargas requested the officials of the Migration Policy Coordination Unit in the Border Zone, to prepare a project implementation schedule, that the Dominican Republic will present in Haiti… Link: Haiti – Politics : DR prepares a timetable of at least 43 projects with Haiti

Haiti – Culture : Inauguration of the Alliance Française of Jérémie

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, the French Ambassador accredited to Haiti, Elisabeth Beton Delègue went to Jérémie for the official inauguration of Alliance Française which had been severely damaged during the passage of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016… Link: Haiti – Culture : Inauguration of the Alliance Française of Jérémie

Haiti – Economy : Partnership between EDH and Digicel

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, Hervé Pierre-Louis, the Director General of Electricity of Haiti EDH signed a partnership agreement with Marteen Boute the president of the mobile phone company Digicel Haiti… Link: Haiti – Economy : Partnership between EDH and Digicel

Haiti – FLASH : Architecture Competition for the Reconstruction of the National Palace

Source: Haiti Libre The working Group and of reflection for the reconstruction of the historic building of the National Palace, proposes to carry out an Architecture Competition with of prestations arrested at the level of a Preliminary Draft… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Architecture Competition for the Reconstruction of the National Palace

Haiti – Cuba : Towards closer cooperation with Cuban University UNICA

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday morning, Cádiz University of Cáceres (CIC) of Ávila (UNICA) received a visit from Maxime Roumer, President of the Board of Directors of the New Grand Anse Foundation (FNGA) of Jérémie… Link: Haiti – Cuba : Towards closer cooperation with Cuban University UNICA

Haiti – Economy : Update on Tax and Customs Measures…

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday Ronald Grey Décembre, the Secretary of State for Finance, Jean Jorel Janvier the General Director of Customs and Miradin Morlan, Director General of the DGI took stock at a press conference of tax and customs measures for the financial year 2017… Link: Haiti – Economy : Update on Tax

Haiti – FLASH : The opposition announces 6 new days of protest

Source: Haiti Libre On Tuesday in a press conference, the Coalition of Democratic Organizations, composed of parties, political organizations of senators and opposition deputies announced a calendar of 6 new days of demonstrations to demand… Link: Haiti – FLASH : The opposition announces 6 new days of protest

Haiti – Justice : Moïse at the opening ceremony of the judicial year 2017-2018

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, despite the resumption of the clerks’ strike and the ultimatum of the Magistrates, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, attended the opening of the judicial year 2017-2018… Link: Haiti – Justice : Moïse at the opening ceremony of the judicial year 2017-2018

Haiti – USA : List of YLAI Program Professional Fellows

Source: Haiti Libre The U.S. Embassy Announces the 2017 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program for the year 2017… Link: Haiti – USA : List of YLAI Program Professional Fellows

Haiti – Statue of Peace : Did You Know ?

Source: Haiti Libre The Statue of Peace recently inaugurated at the National Police School is made of an assembly… Link: Haiti – Statue of Peace : Did You Know ?

Haiti – Environment : 200 young Haitian leaders face climate change

Source: Haiti Libre At the 13th Youth Conference (COY 13), 200 young community leaders, entrepreneurs, bloggers, journalists, professionals and students from the 10 departments of Haiti and the Haitian diaspora will have the opportunity to train, exchange and to take… Link: Haiti – Environment : 200 young Haitian leaders face climate change

Haiti – Social : Humanitarian situation in the country in figures

Source: Haiti Libre The humanitarian context in Haiti is marked by the continued downward trend of cholera. The humanitarian community continues to observe the binational situation between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. 222,102 Haitians returned to Haiti (deportation… Link: Haiti – Social : Humanitarian situation in the country in figures

iciHaiti – Politics : Towards a new Haiti-Chile Cooperation Agreement

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the preparation of the agreement countries Haiti and Chile, during his recent meeting with Manuel A. Valderrama Rebolledo, Minister of the Supreme Court of Chile visiting Haiti, Jacques Thimoléon Stevenson, the Director General of the… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Towards a new Haiti-Chile Cooperation Agreement

Haiti – FLASH : Jovenel Moïse backtracked, transportation strike lifted…

Source: Haiti Libre After the retreat in front of the workers’ demonstrations, the promises to elected municipal officials, President Jovenel Moïse discovers the meaning of the word concession and backs ahead of the drivers’ demands and the strikes in the public transport… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Jovenel Moïse backtracked, transportation strike lifted…

Haiti – Culture : 5th Edition of Haiti Fashion Week

Source: Haiti Libre This week at the El Rancho hotel was held the launch of the 5th edition of the Haiti Fashion Week 2017. 40 designers from the United States, France, Belgium, the African Continent of the Caribbean… Link: Haiti – Culture : 5th Edition of Haiti Fashion Week

Haiti – Politics : Moïse makes promises to mayors

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, the day after a 3 day work stoppage against the budget, observed by 48 town halls, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by the Minister of the Interior and Territorial Communities, met the municipal cartels… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse makes promises to mayors

Haiti – Agriculture : Third Plant Propagation Center

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Ministers Pierre Simon Georges (Environment) and Carmel André Belliard (Agriculture) and local authorities, laid the foundation stone… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Third Plant Propagation Center

iciHaiti – Politics : OMRH on retreat

Source: Haiti Libre At the end of his six-month roadmap, Josué Pierre-Louis, General Coordinator of the Office of Management and Human Resources is organizing an institutional retreat with his team… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : OMRH on retreat

Haiti – Economy : Customs officers give 8-day ultimatum to authorities

Source: Haiti Libre On Thursday, the Haitian Customs Association (ADH), after the failure of many unanswered procedures, issued an 8-day ultimatum to the General Administration of Customs… Link: Haiti – Economy : Customs officers give 8-day ultimatum to authorities

Haiti – Football : MJSAC wishes Fredler Christophe good luck

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Youth and Sports and Civic Action (MJSAC) learned with great pleasure and pride the departure of the captain of the national under-17 football team, Fredler Christophe for France… Link: Haiti – Football : MJSAC wishes Fredler Christophe good luck

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse to lower popular pressure modifies income tax

Source: Haiti Libre Following the adoption this week in the Council of Ministers of a preliminary draft law adopted to amend article 149 of the Decree of 29 September 2005 on income tax, President Moïse will convene an extraordinary session… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Moïse to lower popular pressure modifies income tax

Haiti – Lamothe Foundation : Education and solar energy

Source: Haiti Libre Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation (FLGL), after donating and distributing 128 school kits to the Panyol Classical Training Center, the Foundation moved earlier this week for an intervention at Anse du Clerc… Link: Haiti – Lamothe Foundation : Education and solar energy

Haiti – Europe : 335,000 euros to strengthen the Haitian education system

Source: Haiti Libre The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) of UNESCO and the European Union this week launched the project « Analysis and Capacity Building for Planning and Steering of the Haitian Education System… Link: Haiti – Europe : 335,000 euros to strengthen the Haitian education system

Haiti – Politics : Thousands of Haitian children receive their NINU

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday in Bassin Bleu,as part of the program « Konte’m Mwen Konte » thousands of children in this locality have obtained their Unique National Identification Number (NINU) which they will retain throughout their lives… Link: Haiti – Politics : Thousands of Haitian children receive their NINU

Haiti – Tourism : Top Resa 2017 International Fair

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Tourism in its promotion policy is redoubling its efforts to maintain its presence in the major events of the world. In this context, the Ministry participates in the 39th edition of the prestigious Tourism and Travel fair… Link: Haiti – Tourism : Top Resa 2017 International Fair

iciHaiti – Technology : Graduation of the 1st ISTEAH Promotion

Source: Haiti Libre On Saturday, September 23, at the Regina Assumpta College (Cap Haïtien), Toussaint David, the Digital Communications Officer of the Office of the Senator Dieudonne Luma Étienne, represented the Northern Senator at the Graduation Ceremony of the 1st… Link: iciHaiti – Technology : Graduation of the 1st ISTEAH Promotion

iciHaiti – Social : Inauguration of a statue for Peace

Source: Haiti Libre On Thursday morning at the Police Academy on the road of Frères, will be held the inauguration ceremony of a statue for Peace and the launch of the comic strip « Ochan pour Nirva… Link: iciHaiti – Social : Inauguration of a statue for Peace

Haiti – Social : Launch of the «Konte'm Mwen Konte» program in Bassin Bleu

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, First Lady Martine Moïse, accompanied by Wilson Fiévre, Director General of the National Office of Identification (ONI), launched the « Konte’m Mwen Konte » program in Bassin Bleu, (Commune of North-West… Link: Haiti – Social : Launch of the «Konte’m Mwen Konte» program in Bassin Bleu

Haiti – Politics : The opposition announces 3 days of national demonstrations

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, the coalition of opposition democratic organizations announced 3 days of demonstration, on 28, 29 and 30 September, against the controversial budget 2017-2018 in order to force the Head of State to reverse his budgetary decisions… Link: Haiti – Politics : The opposition announces 3 days of national demonstrations

iciHaiti – DR : Important visit of Chancellor Vargas in Haiti postponed…

Source: Haiti Libre The visit of the Dominican Republic’s Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado to Haiti to meet with President Jovenel Moïse and other senior officials on Tuesday in Haiti, was canceled and postponed… Link: iciHaiti – DR : Important visit of Chancellor Vargas in Haiti postponed…

Haiti – DR : Strong tension at the border of Malpasse-Jimani

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, Haitian carriers blocked the entrance to the Malpasse border crossing with their trailers and trucks, causing the access door to and from Haiti… Link: Haiti – DR : Strong tension at the border of Malpasse-Jimani

Haiti – Politics : Minister Auguste Meets with Disabled People

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, Stéphanie Auguste, newly installed as Minister of Social Affairs and Labor went to the park Sainte Thérèse of Pétion-ville to meet several hundred people with disabilities in the metropolitan area… Link: Haiti – Politics : Minister Auguste Meets with Disabled People

Haiti – Football : Grenadiers in Asia !

Source: Haiti Libre Our senior men’s national team will be touring the Asian continent from October 2 to 10, 2017. On the program, two friendly football matches were to be held against the national teams of China and Japan… Link: Haiti – Football : Grenadiers in Asia !

iciHaiti – Environment : Weather report

Source: Haiti Libre This Monday, in spite of the remoteness of Hurricane Maria on the region, moist and unstable air behind this important system still influence a good part of the Caribbean basin… Link: iciHaiti – Environment : Weather report

Haiti – FLASH : Postponement of the transport strike

Source: Haiti Libre The two days of strike in the transport against the publication of the finance law 2017-2018 announced by the unions for Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September, are canceled and postponed to… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Postponement of the transport strike

iciHaiti – E-Power : Did you know ?

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Society E-Power S.A. allocates about 300,000 dollars of its income each year… Link: iciHaiti – E-Power : Did you know ?

Haiti – Politics : Moïse spoke with UN Deputy Secretary-General

Source: Haiti Libre On the sidelines of his address to the general debate of the 72nd Ordinary Session of the UN General Assembly, President Jovenel Moïse, met with Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse spoke with UN Deputy Secretary-General

Haiti – Economy : CCIH calls for dialogue to avoid crisis

Source: Haiti Libre The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH), which brings together the Departmental Chambers of Commerce and Industry urges all sectors of national life to a moment of reflection… Link: Haiti – Economy : CCIH calls for dialogue to avoid crisis

iciHaiti – Diaspora : 5 Haitian movies not to be missed

Source: Haiti Libre Created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, the biggest black film festival in Canada is back with an inspiring and breathtaking edition in which Haiti is well represented… Link: iciHaiti – Diaspora : 5 Haitian movies not to be missed

Haiti – Economy : Strategy to boost growth and increase competitiveness

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, Day 2 of the Forum on Competitiveness and Investment (FCI) with the participation of special guests, Daniel Isenberg, Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice at Babson College, Massachusetts, United States… Link: Haiti – Economy : Strategy to boost growth and increase competitiveness

Haiti – PNH : Graduation of the 3rd promotion in mechanics

Source: Haiti Libre Nicholas Hilgert, Director of the International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement, participated in the graduation of the Third Promotion of Mechanical Graduates of the PNH… Link: Haiti – PNH : Graduation of the 3rd promotion in mechanics

Haiti – Security : The Ministry of Education presents its sympathies…

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Education confirms and deplores in a note the death of a demonstrator who was reportedly shot dead near the regional office of the Ministry during the demonstrations of 20 September… Link: Haiti – Security : The Ministry of Education presents its sympathies…

Haiti – Maria : Alert 2 is maintained, be vigilant !

Source: Haiti Libre « Alert 2 is maintained, this Thursday, September 21 in the late afternoon, at the level of orange vigilance on the North region, » announced the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC)… Link: Haiti – Maria : Alert 2 is maintained, be vigilant !

Haiti – FLASH : Transport two new strike days announced

Source: Haiti Libre After the strike warning in transport on Monday, September 18, the unions announce two new days of general strike in the transport on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Transport two new strike days announced

Haiti – Politics : The opposition mobilizes massively in the streets

Source: Haiti Libre After the September 12 demonstration against the vote of the budget law 2017-2018, the opposition began yesterday Wednesday 4 days of protest. For that first day the opposition managed to mobilize several thousand demonstrators in Port-au-Prince… Link: Haiti – Politics : The opposition mobilizes massively in the streets

Haiti – Football : 1/4 finals of the Presidency Cup

Source: Haiti Libre After a two-week break, the Presidency Cup continues this week at the level of the 1/4 finals with the two-legged matches Wednesday 20th and Wednesday 27th September… Link: Haiti – Football : 1/4 finals of the Presidency Cup

Haiti – Social : Students and police clash

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, barricades of burning tires were erected in front of the Faculty of Law and Economics by « students » in protest against the publication of the budget by the Head of State and to support the warning strike in transport… Link: Haiti – Social : Students and police clash

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : PHTK protests against the opposition

Source: Haiti Libre On Monday, a protest gathering numerous militants and sympathizers of the PHTK and its allies of Petit-Goâve, took to the streets to protest against the opposition… Link: Haiti – Petit-Goâve : PHTK protests against the opposition

Haiti – Politics : Financing of Parliament, half-truth of Moïse

Source: Haiti Libre Last week week, Youri Latortue announced the reconstruction of the Parliamentat the cost of about 3 billion Gourdes (+/- $ 48 million). The new parliamentary complex will consist of 3 buildings… Link: Haiti – Politics : Financing of Parliament, half-truth of Moïse

Haiti – Mexico : Suzy Castor receives the «Ohtli» Prize

Source: Haiti Libre Suzy Castor, the well-known Haitian human rights activist, Director and Co-Founder of the CRESFED, received the « Ohtli » Prize for her 40 years of work, that have contributed to the rapprochement… Link: Haiti – Mexico : Suzy Castor receives the «Ohtli» Prize

Haiti – Economy : Forum for Competitiveness and Investment in the country

Source: Haiti Libre Following the States General of Investment of 2012, the Government and the Associations and Chambers of Commerce of the private sector is organizing a Forum for Competitiveness and Investment in the country… Link: Haiti – Economy : Forum for Competitiveness and Investment in the country

iciHaiti – Politics : Towards the certification of all textbooks

Source: Haiti Libre A working meeting was held last week between officials of the Directorate of Curriculum and Quality, the Directorate General, the Cabinet of Minister Cadet and the Director General of the National Office for Partnership in Education… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Towards the certification of all textbooks

Haiti – FLASH : Text contest for Haitian Students in DR

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the commemoration of the Battle of Vertières (November 18, 1803), the Cultural Section and the Student Affairs Section of the Embassy of Haiti in the Dominican Republic are organizing a text contest on the theme… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Text contest for Haitian Students in DR

Haiti – Economy : Americas Competitiveness Forum

Source: Haiti Libre At the Americas Competitiveness Forum, which ended on Friday, 15 September, in Mexico City, Jude A. Patrick Salomon, the Minister of Economy and Finance representing Haiti… Link: Haiti – Economy : Americas Competitiveness Forum

Haiti – Environment : National Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, at the Hotel Montana, was held the restitution session of the process of drafting of the National Adaptation Plan to Climate Change with the Ministry of Planning, the Ministry of Environment and the support of the UNPD… Link: Haiti – Environment : National Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Haiti – Education : More than 200,000 books for school libraries and UPRs

Source: Haiti Libre This week, Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education, launched the operation called « Book for all », an operation intended to strengthen documentary funds or to constitute library embryos in high schools… Link: Haiti – Education : More than 200,000 books for school libraries and UPRs

Haiti – Politics : Towards the return of physical education and sport to school

Source: Haiti Libre This week, Régine Lamur, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Civic Action (MJSAC) chaired a preparatory meeting for the project on the teaching and practice of physical education and sport in schools… Link: Haiti – Politics : Towards the return of physical education and sport to school

Haiti – Economy : Things will change in Port-au-Prince in terms of taxation

Source: Haiti Libre Through a partnership with Greenfield Advisors, an international US company with more than 40 years experience, the City of Port-au-Prince will finally be able to collect property taxes and provide basic services to its… Link: Haiti – Economy : Things will change in Port-au-Prince in terms of taxation

iciHaiti – Politics : Competition for the Recruitment of State Administrators

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of Communication informs us that the competition for the recruitment of 50 executives candidates to the body of « State administrators » will take place at the Lycée Toussaint Louverture, on… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Competition for the Recruitment of State Administrators

Haiti – FLASH : National strike announced in the transport sector

Source: Haiti Libre The Association of Haitian Owners and Drivers, launched a strike order at the national level, on Monday 18 September. Several trade union platforms in the Transport sector have already confirmed their support for the call for strikes… Link: Haiti – FLASH : National strike announced in the transport sector

iciHaiti – Politics : Haitian lawyers' league condemns the budget vote

Source: Haiti Libre In a statement the Haitian lawyers’ league for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LJHPDDH), « strongly condemns the vote of the budget by the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Haitian lawyers’ league condemns the budget vote

Haiti – Education : Teacher examination success rate

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of National Education has published some statistics on the success rate of the Examinations of the Teacher’s Normal Schools for the levels : Fundamental + Preschool, Preschool and Fundamental… Link: Haiti – Education : Teacher examination success rate

Haiti – Politics : Jérémie airfield soon rebuilt

Source: Haiti Libre In order to give a new image to the Aerodromes of the main cities of Haiti, Colonel Irving Méhu, Director General of the National Airport Authority, has started a set of works aimed in particular at improving the reception facilities… Link: Haiti – Politics : Jérémie airfield soon rebuilt

Haiti – FLASH : Government and PM condemn…

Source: Haiti Libre In a note on the demonstrations organized in Port-au-Prince the Government condemned « with the utmost firmness the acts of violence orchestrated on public buildings and on private buildings. These acts have also reached… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Government and PM condemn…

Haiti – Security : Vehicles burned down front to Cabinet Fleurant

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday during the violent demonstration against the Government and the budget, two vehicles were burnt in front of the Private Firm of the Minister of Justice Me Aviol Fleurant… Link: Haiti – Security : Vehicles burned down front to Cabinet Fleurant

Haiti – Sports : September 12 a historic date for Haitian football

Source: Haiti Libre Since the start of the 1956 European champions’ championship, now the league of champions, the Haitians are following with passion this annual meeting of European football… Link: Haiti – Sports : September 12 a historic date for Haitian football

iciHaiti – Violence : Parliament under the throws of stones

Source: Haiti Libre Heidi Fortuné, the Minister of Justice in a note of reaction, said to be scandalized by the acts of unidentified individuals who threw stones against Parliament, following the ratification on Saturday of the State budget 2017-2018… Link: iciHaiti – Violence : Parliament under the throws of stones

Haiti – FLASH USA : Travel Warning for Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Haiti due to its current security environment… Link: Haiti – FLASH USA : Travel Warning for Haiti

Haiti – Justice : End of cavalry for Gang Leader Berger Milot

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday Berger Milot, the alleged gang leader who had escaped with 2 other detainees on the night from 12 to 13 August and who was actively wanted… Link: Haiti – Justice : End of cavalry for Gang Leader Berger Milot

iciHaiti – IRMA : National Lottery calls for solidarity

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian State Lottery is mobilizing itself alongside the Government to provide solidarity to the Haitian population following the hurricane IRMA on Haiti… Link: iciHaiti – IRMA : National Lottery calls for solidarity

iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Heavy rains killed one

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, following the passage of Hurricane IRMA, the dead body of Markson, a taxi-motorcycle driver, was found at “Massacre”, a locality of the 10th of Palmes… Link: iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Heavy rains killed one

Haiti – IRMA : Digicel gives free minutes and SMS

Source: Haiti Libre With the passage of Hurricane IRMA on several islands in the Caribbean, Digicel today announced that it will provide customers in affected markets with free calls so they can communicate with their relatives… Link: Haiti – IRMA : Digicel gives free minutes and SMS

Haiti – IRMA : The solar micro-grid ready for shock…

Source: Haiti Libre Haiti microgrid operator Sigora Haiti which serves more than 8,000 people in the Northwest, has taken measures to protect its facilities from the damage caused by the passage of hurricane IRMA… Link: Haiti – IRMA : The solar micro-grid ready for shock…

Haiti – Humanitarian : EU ready for emergency response

Source: Haiti Libre The EU is mobilising its emergency response instruments to assist countries affected or threatened by Hurricane Irma. In addition, a team of humanitarian experts from the Commission is present in Haiti… Link: Haiti – Humanitarian : EU ready for emergency response

Haiti – FLASH : Government deplores damage

Source: Haiti Libre The Government of Haiti deplores the damage caused to the country following the passage of the Hurricane IRMA… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Government deplores damage

Haiti – IRMA : Haiti less affected but caution is needed

Source: Haiti Libre At 5pm, the distinct eye of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 20.9 North, longitude 71.1 West, or 175km to the north-east of Cap-Haitien, given the trajectory Haiti should be somewhat less affected as the system moves away from the north coast… Link: Haiti – IRMA : Haiti less affected

iciHaiti – IRMA : PM visits the military base in Léogâne

Source: Haiti Libre On Wednesday, as part of the Government’s preparations for the passage of the Category 5 Hurricane IRMA, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant and Hervé Denis Minister of Defense, visited the Léogâne base… Link: iciHaiti – IRMA : PM visits the military base in Léogâne

Haiti – IRMA : First impacts very early Thursday morning

Source: Haiti Libre The National Meteorological Center (CNM) informs that the first impacts of the system are expected very early on Thursday morning with sustained gusts, widespread downpours and a stormy sea over the northern region of the country… Link: Haiti – IRMA : First impacts very early Thursday morning

Haiti – FLASH : General Mobilization face the IRMA threat

Source: Haiti Libre Michel-Ange Gédéon Director General of the PNH informs all police officers of the 10 Geographical Departments, that they must return to their posts as soon as possible… Link: Haiti – FLASH : General Mobilization face the IRMA threat

iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : A football championship ends in violence

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday the final of a football championship that opposed the team from Percin to that of La Hatte, two Petit-Goâve’s neighborhoods degenerated into violence following a disputed goal that was conceded… Link: iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : A football championship ends in violence

Haiti – NOTICE : Economic Exploration Mission Entrepren'elle

Source: Haiti Libre The Economic Exploration Mission Entrepren’elle continues to organize the visibility and influence of Haitian entrepreneurs on a regional, national and international scale…. Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Economic Exploration Mission Entrepren’elle

Haiti – News : Zapping…

Source: Haiti Libre IRMA in category 5 – Draw [2-2] against Boston University – Workshop on the rights of people with disabilities – Cross-border smuggling – New program « Konbit alpha » – Opening of the academic year in Trou du Nord… Link: Haiti – News : Zapping…

Haiti – Social : The First Lady of Haiti in Belize

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, the First Lady of Haiti, Martine Moïse, left Port-au-Prince to Belize to attend the Forum of First Ladies and Wives of Heads of State and Prime Ministers from CARICOM member countries… Link: Haiti – Social : The First Lady of Haiti in Belize

Haiti – Economy : Sunrise Airways rates for direct flights Miami and Orlando

Source: Haiti Libre Haiti-based Sunrise Airways unveiled flight schedules and pricing for its new nonstop service from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince… Link: Haiti – Economy : Sunrise Airways rates for direct flights Miami and Orlando

Haiti – Security : The police sometimes work in miserable and dilapidated premises…

Source: Haiti Libre Following visits to several national police stations and sub-police stations, the RNDDH is appalled by the miserable working conditions in which our Policemen, sometimes housed in dilapidated buildings, with dirty walls and rainbow roofs… Link: Haiti – Security : The police sometimes work in miserable and dilapidated premises…

Haiti – NOTICE : IDB Launches the «Haiti Creative…» contest

Source: Haiti Libre For several years, the Inter-American Development Bank has been increasingly interested in the cultural and creative industries. In Haiti, the IDB is launching the « Haiti Creative : Creation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship » competition for candidates… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : IDB Launches the «Haiti Creative…» contest

Haiti – Politics : Moïse wishes all students a good school year

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, on the eve of the beginning of the school year, President Jovenel Moïse wished a good school year to all Haitian schoolchildren. He took the opportunity to praise the efforts of parents… Link: Haiti – Politics : Moïse wishes all students a good school year

iciHaiti – Education : Official launch of the school year 2017-2018

Source: Haiti Libre This Monday at the Lycée Alexandre Pétion, Bel-Air, in the context of the Back to School, the Ministry of Education will organize the launch ceremony of the school year 2017-2018 at 9:30 am… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Official launch of the school year 2017-2018

iciHaiti – Education : School Canteen, 250,000 students targeted this year

Source: Haiti Libre Phanèse Laguerre, Coordinator of the National School Canteen Program (PNCS) recalled that in 2016 the Program had provided daily food to 139,364 students, noting that this year the program targets 250,000 students… Link: iciHaiti – Education : School Canteen, 250,000 students targeted this year

Haiti – Humanitarian : $170,000 donated by the Sean Penn Organization

Source: Haiti Libre The J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) of the American actor Sean Penn, in the presence of representatives of Delmas City Council and the Ministry of Public Health, organized a donation ceremony at its Community Development Center… Link: Haiti – Humanitarian : 0,000 donated by the Sean Penn Organization

iciHaiti – Social : Ceremony of presentation of the Loto90 prizes

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, 1 September, Marie Margareth Fortuné, Director General of the institution, proceeded during a ceremony yo the presentation of prizes to the 53 lucky winners of the third Loto90… Link: iciHaiti – Social : Ceremony of presentation of the Loto90 prizes

Haiti – Culture : Cassandra Chéry crowned Miss Haiti 2017

Source: Haiti Libre On Saturday evening at the Marriott Hotel in Port-au-Prince, the Grand Final of Miss Haiti 2017 was held. After deliberation, the Jury announced its winners in front of a very large audience and the 10 finalists… Link: Haiti – Culture : Cassandra Chéry crowned Miss Haiti 2017

iciHaiti – Sports : Laureates of the Gala ASHAPS

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, at Hôtel le Plaza, Minister of Youth and Sports Régine Lamur encouraged the talent of the top players of the National Premier Football Championship by attending the Haitian Sports Press Association (ASHAPS) Gala… Link: iciHaiti – Sports : Laureates of the Gala ASHAPS

Haiti – FLASH : IRMA returns to category 3

Source: Haiti Libre This Sunday morning the major hurricane IRMA was located at 18.0N 47.5W, 1.490 km east of the Caribbean arc and 2.190km south-east of the island of Hispaniola… Link: Haiti – FLASH : IRMA returns to category 3

Haiti – USA : Terrier Rouge has a new Police Station

Source: Haiti Libre 13 years after being torched by demonstrators, the US government rebuilt the Red Terrier Police Station (Northeast) and handed over the keys this week to the Haitian National Police… Link: Haiti – USA : Terrier Rouge has a new Police Station

Haiti – Sports : MJSAC builds on young people's potential

Source: Haiti Libre Just a few days before the start of the school year, Régine Lamur, the Minister of Youth closed the summer activities at the Sports Center Carrefour reminding young people that they are the hope of the Nation… Link: Haiti – Sports : MJSAC builds on young people’s potential

Haiti – Politics : E-Justice and Radio Frequency Piracy

Source: Haiti Libre Jean David Rodney, Director General of the CONATEL, as part of his mission to assist activities and projects related to the development and the good functioning of the State, received his counterpart from the Ministry of Justice, Jean Claudy Pierre… Link: Haiti – Politics : E-Justice and Radio Frequency Piracy

iciHaiti – Politics : Moïse visits roadworks in Corail

Source: Haiti Libre After having visited the construction and rehabilitation works of the streets of the city of Les Cayes and some neighboring neighborhoods, Friday President Jovenel Moïse, went to the department of Grand’Anse… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Moïse visits roadworks in Corail

Haiti – NOTICE : Call for candidates, Permanent Electoral Council

Source: Haiti Libre The Bureau of the National Assembly informs that a register of candidates is open to the Executive Secretariat of the National Assembly, in order to recruit 3 of the 9 members of the Permanent Electoral Council… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Call for candidates, Permanent Electoral Council

Haiti – Education : School Games at the Horizon

Source: Haiti Libre Thanks to the valuable assistance of the Ministry of Youth, thousands of young people from Thomassin and the surrounding area entertained during the summer holidays. After the organization of these summer activities, Minister Régine Lamur already has… Link: Haiti – Education : School Games at the Horizon

Haiti – Politics : Strengthening of the public security for Back-to-School

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday, Léon Ronsard St-Cyr, Secretary of State for Public Security, accompanied by Divisional Inspector Jimmy François, Head of EDUPOL and Commissioner Carmel Florent, Head of the Road Police, presented of security measures… Link: Haiti – Politics : Strengthening of the public security for Back-to-School

iciHaiti – FLASH : Interdepartmental Basketball Tournament

Source: Haiti Libre The Parc Sportif de Thomassin will close its summer activities 2017 during an interdepartmental basketball tournament to be held at the Gymnasium Vincent on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September 2017… Link: iciHaiti – FLASH : Interdepartmental Basketball Tournament

Haiti – USA : Trump removes 55% of special envoys including Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Most US envoys will be removed and their responsibilities reallocated as part of the revision of the State Department, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Congress… Link: Haiti – USA : Trump removes 55% of special envoys including Haiti

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Haitian Community meets Justin Trudeau

Source: Haiti Libre The Haitian Concertation for Migrants 2017, a group of stakeholders of the Haitian community met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on issues related to the arrival of asylum seekers in Canada… Link: iciHaiti – Diaspora : Haitian Community meets Justin Trudeau

Haiti – Environment : Biogas production project in Gonaïves

Source: Haiti Libre Biothermica Technologies Inc., a leader in the field of biogas recovery, a Montréal-based company, will receive nearly $ 1 million ($ 999,617) from the Green Fund for a valuation project of biogas in the municipality of Gonaïves… Link: Haiti – Environment : Biogas production project in Gonaïves

iciHaiti – Training : Reconstruction of the Saint-Martin Learning Center

Source: Haiti Libre The National Institute for Vocational Training (INFP) with the Ministry of Education officially launched the Steering Committee for the reconstruction project of the Saint-Martin Learning Center (Delmas) destroyed during the January 2010 earthquake… Link: iciHaiti – Training : Reconstruction of the Saint-Martin Learning Center

iciHaiti – Education : Measures for Back to School

Source: Haiti Libre Monday, during the weekly press conferences, Meniol Jeune, the Director General of the Ministry of National Education intervened on few provisions taken as part of the new school year… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Measures for Back to School

Haiti – FLASH : Revocation of the Minister of Social Affairs…

Source: Haiti Libre Roosevelt Bellevue, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, suspected of corruption, in a case of fraud in the acquisition of over-charged school kits, was revoked… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Revocation of the Minister of Social Affairs…

Haiti – Health : Nearly 40% of Haitian doctors settle abroad

Source: Haiti Libre While in Haiti our hospitals are suffering from a shortage of doctors, nearly 40% of health care professionals, trained in Haiti, are leaving the country… Link: Haiti – Health : Nearly 40% of Haitian doctors settle abroad

Haiti – Economy : Slight slowdown in inflation in July

Source: Haiti Libre In July 2017, the General Consumer Price Index (base 100 in August 2004) down to 312.4 in July compared with 309.3 the previous month, reflecting a very slight slowdown… Link: Haiti – Economy : Slight slowdown in inflation in July

iciHaiti – Brazil : High-level delegation arrives soon

Source: Haiti Libre The Brazilian Embassy in Haiti announces that Brazil’s Defense Minister Raul Jungmann will be in Port-au-Prince at the head of a high-level delegation on 31 August… Link: iciHaiti – Brazil : High-level delegation arrives soon

Haiti – Security : New Special Border Police Unit

Source: Haiti Libre Michel-Ange Gédéon, Director General of the Haitian National Police (PNH) announced the creation of a new specialized police unit whose mission is to monitor and control the land border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic… Link: Haiti – Security : New Special Border Police Unit

Haiti – USA : Senator Nelson asks the Trump administration to extend the TPS

Source: Haiti Libre In a letter sent to Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland of Security, US Democrat Senator Bill Nelson (Florida) requested that the TPS for nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the United States be extended… Link: Haiti – USA : Senator Nelson asks the Trump administration to extend the TPS

Haiti – Agriculture : Strengthening climate change, positive impacts

Source: Haiti Libre Since 2013, the Ministries of Environment and Agriculture, with the support of the FAO, have implemented the project « Strengthening Resilience to Change Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Strengthening climate change, positive impacts

Haiti – FLASH : Crime at the borders of horror in Petit-Goâve

Source: Haiti Libre Sunday, August 27, odious crime / discovery of the corpse of a young man of 35 years, amputated of several members in Béatrice, a locality of the 11th communal section of Petit-Goâve… Link: Haiti – FLASH : Crime at the borders of horror in Petit-Goâve

Haiti – Reconstruction : Chinese interested in the renovation of Port-au-Prince !

Source: Haiti Libre It seems that a Chinese company is interested in the renovation and partial reconstruction of Port-au-Prince. In a letter dated August 25, addressed to Xie Yong Jian, the Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Ralph Youri Chevy confirms… Link: Haiti – Reconstruction : Chinese interested in the renovation of Port-au-Prince !

Haiti – FLASH : An American shot dead in Pétion-ville

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday in Pétion-ville, a US citizen was shot dead by unidentified individuals as he was about to enter his vehicle, police sources confirmed on Sunday… Link: Haiti – FLASH : An American shot dead in Pétion-ville

Haiti – Sports : Launch of Olympic Week

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, at the Olympic Park, multi-sport complex « Centre de Sport pour l’Espoir, Haïti » Régine Lamur, Minister of Youth, participated in the launch of Olympic Week and has committed to promoting Olympic sports with a view to enhancing… Link: Haiti – Sports : Launch of Olympic Week

Haiti – Diplomacy : The American Chargé d'Affaires leaves Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, August 24, 2017, the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Haiti, Brian Shukan, completed his three year assignment at the U.S. Embassy in Haiti. He thanks the Haitian people and the government… Link: Haiti – Diplomacy : The American Chargé d’Affaires leaves Haiti

iciHaiti – Politics : Secretary of State Gérald Oriol Jr., in Jacmel

Source: Haiti Libre Gérald Oriol Jr., the dynamic Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities, at the head of a delegation, went to Jacmel to participate in the Technical Departmental Council… Link: iciHaiti – Politics : Secretary of State Gérald Oriol Jr., in Jacmel

Haiti – Diaspora : MP Emmanuel Dubourg restores truth to Miami

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, the Federal MP of Haitian origin Emmanuel Dubourg (Bourassa riding) and member of the Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force of Irregular Migration, held a series of activities with the Haitian community in Miami… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : MP Emmanuel Dubourg restores truth to Miami

Haiti – NOTICE : Power outage scheduled

Source: Haiti Libre Due to maintenance work on the 69 kV transmission line, the Electricity of Haiti (EDH) informs the general public and in particular customers that power outage is scheduled for Sunday, August 27, 2017, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : Power outage scheduled

Haiti – Cholera : Last lawsuit against the UN rejected

Source: Haiti Libre On Thursday, the latest lawsuit against the United Nations over the cholera epidemic in Haiti was rejected by a federal judge, who confirmed the organization’s assertion of diplomatic immunity… Link: Haiti – Cholera : Last lawsuit against the UN rejected

Haiti – Canada : Towards a temporary work permit for asylum seekers

Source: Haiti Libre Faced with the thousands of asylum seekers and despite the increase in the number of staff assigned to handle the applicants’ files, it may take many months before the status of an applicant is determined… Link: Haiti – Canada : Towards a temporary work permit for asylum seekers

iciHaiti – Gonaïves : Rehabilitation works on the canal's head

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday morning took place the ceremony of handing over of the project of rehabilitation of the head of the canal in Dubedou in the department of Artibonite, Gonaïves… Link: iciHaiti – Gonaïves : Rehabilitation works on the canal’s head

Haiti – Education : School books will not be ready for back to school

Source: Haiti Libre Beyond the reassuring demagogic statements of the Minister of Education who had guaranteed Monday « Textbooks subsidized by the Haitian State will be available well before the beginning of the school year… Link: Haiti – Education : School books will not be ready for back to school

Haiti – Education : 19 Haitian scholars on the left for Taiwan

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Kinam Hotel Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet, Minister of National Education, Stéphanie Auguste Minister of Haitians Living Abroad and Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Hao Cheng Hu… Link: Haiti – Education : 19 Haitian scholars on the left for Taiwan

Haiti – Diaspora : Toussaint Louverture settles in Montreal

Source: Haiti Libre Ambassador of Haiti to Canada, Frantz Liautaud and the acting Head of Post of the Consulate of Haiti in Montreal, Mrs. Laury Lamothe participated in the unveiling of the bust of Toussaint Louverture, sculpted by the great artist of Haitian origin… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : Toussaint Louverture settles in

Haiti – Elections : Moïse does not respect his solemn commitments

Source: Haiti Libre Representatives of religious institutions including Msgr. Poulard Guire and civil society and human rights organizations, in a statement dated Tuesday 22 August, express their deep concern that the results of the first phase of the indirect elections… Link: Haiti – Elections : Moïse does not respect his solemn commitments

Haiti – Politics : OAVCT critical and alarming situation on site

Source: Haiti Libre The Technical Commission for Restructuring of the Office of Vehicle Insurance Against Third Parties (OAVCT), made available a report on the situation of the OAVCT and the measures and provisions taken to redress this institution… Link: Haiti – Politics : OAVCT critical and alarming situation on site

Haiti – NOTICE : ONI warning

Source: Haiti Libre The General Directorate of the National Office of Identification (ONI) wishes to warn the population in general against the statements of a group of individuals claiming to be of a union from the institution… Link: Haiti – NOTICE : ONI warning

iciHaiti – FLGL : Update on the Anse du Clerc recovery project

Source: Haiti Libre The Louis G. Lamothe Foundation (FLGL) organized a major working session to its premises in Pétion-ville, with the Senator of the Grand’Anse, Jean Rigaud Bélizaire, around the recovery project of the locality of Anse du Clerc… Link: iciHaiti – FLGL : Update on the Anse du Clerc recovery project

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