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March 29, 2017

Haiti

Haiti – Security : Moïse to the 27th PNH promotion

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Moïse to the 27th PNH promotion Monday, at the Police Academy of Frères, President Jovenel Moïse attended the graduation ceremony of the 27th promotion of the National Police of Haiti (PNH), named « Promotion Elite », which has 946 police officers, including 80 women…

Haiti – FLASH : Sabotage of the EDH grid at the Airport-Tabarre area

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Sabotage of the EDH grid at the Airport-Tabarre area Monday EDH deplored the acts of diversion of commercial and industrial lines, perpetrated on its electrical grid, acts that it describes as « sabotage » and informs of the consequences…

iciHaiti – Culture : 55 years of dialogue through theater in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Culture : 55 years of dialogue through theater in Haiti Monday, as part of the World Theater Day, celebrated in Haiti since 1962, Limond Toussaint, the new Minister of Culture, welcomed in particular efforts in dramatic art, theater companies, comedians, directors, playwrights, stage managers…

Haiti – USA : U.S. elected officials are asking to extend the TPS for Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA : U.S. elected officials are asking to extend the TPS for Haitians U.S. Senators and Representatives from Florida wrote to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly asking him to extend Haiti’s TPS designation when the current 18-month period expires on July 22…

iciHaiti – Chile : «It's time to refocus our strategy» dixit Bachelet

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Chile : «It’s time to refocus our strategy» dixit Bachelet On Monday, as part of her official visit to Haiti, the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, accompanied by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Heraldo Munoz and Defence, José Antonio Gómez, went to the city of Cap-Haitien to…

Haiti – Politics : Commitments of the new Minister of Culture

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Commitments of the new Minister of Culture Limond Toussaint the new Minister of Culture and Communication announced that he will emphasize on arts and cultural education, especially among young people and on the accompaniment and supervision of operators and cultural enterprises…

Haiti – Politics : Official visit to Haiti of the President of Chile

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Official visit to Haiti of the President of Chile Following the cancellation on 26 January of President Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Haiti due to the violent forest fires that ravaged several regions of her country, President Bachelet will be in Haiti on Monday, March 27…

iciHaiti – Football : MJSAC wishes good luck to Grenadiers

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Football : MJSAC wishes good luck to Grenadiers Régine Lamur, the new Minister of Youth, Sports and Civic Action welcomes the brilliant victory of the National Football Selection at the expense of Nicaragua…

Haiti – FLASH : Arrest in DR of #2 of Clifford Brandt's gang

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Arrest in DR of #2 of Clifford Brandt’s gang On Saturday, following a request by the DCPJ, as part of a special mission, the Dominican Police accompanied by agents of the PNH conducted an operation in which it arrested two Haitian nationals suspected of kidnapping in Haiti…

iciHaiti – Economy : Ferry Boat Project in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : Ferry Boat Project in Haiti Carlo Cérome, the Planning Director of the Maritime and Navigation Service of Haiti, who advocates the modernization of national cabotage, deplores and finds it inadmissible that water penetrates ships in poor condition that transport passengers…

Haiti – Sports : Moïse and Lafontant, congratulate the Grenadiers

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Sports : Moïse and Lafontant, congratulate the Grenadiers Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife Martine and Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, were among the thousands of supporters who came to the Sylvio Cator stadium watch the victory of Grenadiers…

Haiti – Slavery : Did You Know ?

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Slavery : Did You Know ? This Saturday, March 25, International Day for the Commemoration of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is a moment to take a look at the dark side of our history…

Haiti – Politics : The new Minister of Health promises…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : The new Minister of Health promises… Dr. Marie Gréta Roy Clement, the new Minister of Public Health and Population, promised to revitalize the health sector in Haiti and affirmed « Correct, amend, innovate, improve are the verbs we are going to conjugate at all times during…

Haiti – France : Tripartite Seminar on Transnational Crime

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – France : Tripartite Seminar on Transnational Crime Friday at the Hotel Montana, ended a major Haiti-Jamaica-Dominican Republic tripartite seminar on cross-border cooperation in the fight against organized crime…

iciHaiti – Education : Moïse inaugurates the 2nd SAE-A school complex

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Education : Moïse inaugurates the 2nd SAE-A school complex Friday in the commune of Trou-du-Nord, President Jovenel Moïse participated in the inauguration of the 2nd SAE-A school complex, financed by the South Korean clothing company SAE-A Trading…

iciHaiti – Invitation : The 8th Edition of the Tale Festival continues

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Invitation : The 8th Edition of the Tale Festival continues As part of the 8th edition of the Tale Festival, FOKAL welcomes on Monday 27 March at 6:00 pm one of the storytelling shows of this festival, Joseph Dérilon Fils Dérilus, Sylvie Laurent-Pourcel (France) and Haitian storyteller Jude Joseph….

Haiti – Gold Cup 2017 : Grenadiers' victory against Nicaragua [3-1]

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Gold Cup 2017 : Grenadiers’ victory against Nicaragua [3-1] Firday evening at the Sylvio Cator Stadium in front of thousands of supporters, including President Jovenel Moïse, his wife Martine and Régine Lamur, the new Minister of Youth and Sports…

Haiti – Politics : Pierre Marie Du Mény new Minister of Commerce

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Pierre Marie Du Mény new Minister of Commerce The Minister promised to commit to strengthening quality control over food products by engaging in a merciless struggle against counterfeiting, adulterated products and alteration…

Haiti – FLASH : Trial of Guy Philippe postponed

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Trial of Guy Philippe postponed The date of the trial in the United States of the elected Senator Guy Philippe arrested on January 5, originally scheduled on April 3, 2017, was postponed at the request of the defense…

iciHaiti – Gold Cup 2017 : D-Day for the Grenadiers

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Gold Cup 2017 : D-Day for the Grenadiers The national football team trained on Wednesday evening for the last time in Florida, the Grenadiers left Florida on Thursday to reach Port-au-Prince around 3:30 pm, before the 21, go train at Sylvio Cator stadium…

Haiti – Dominican Republic : Already more than 180,000 Haitians expelled

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Dominican Republic : Already more than 180,000 Haitians expelled Thursday, Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado, Director of the Directorate General of Migration revealed that his agency had expelled 8,383 foreigners in their respective country since the beginning of the year…

iciHaiti – Jacmel : Recruitment Competition on taxation

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Jacmel : Recruitment Competition on taxation Wednesday, more than sixty young university students, including 20 women, from four communes of the Jacmel district, participated in a recruitment competition as part of a project aimed at mobilizing taxation in the borough…

Haiti – Diplomacy : New ambassador of Chile accredited in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diplomacy : New ambassador of Chile accredited in Haiti Thursday morning at the National Palace, as a prelude to the official visit of the President of the Republic of Chile, Mrs. Michèle Bachelet, President Jovenel Moïse, received the credentials..

iciHaiti – DR : Haitian woman dies stabbed in Santiago

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – DR : Haitian woman dies stabbed in Santiago On Wednesday afternoon, a woman of Haitian nationality was found dead at her home in the Banegas community, municipality of Villa González de Santiago…

iciHaiti – Politics : Installation of the new Minister of the Diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Installation of the new Minister of the Diaspora Wednesday, Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation proceeded to the installation of Mrs. Stéphanie Auguste as Minister of the Haitians Living Abroad. She replaces the former Foreign Minister Pierrot Délienne…

Haiti – Politics : Major projects of the Ministry of Tourism

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Major projects of the Ministry of Tourism Wednesday, the Minister of Finance proceeded to the installation of his colleague Ms. Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos to the position of Minister of Tourism. She replaces the outgoing Minister Guy Didier Hyppolite…

Haiti – Politics : New Ministry of Education promises changes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : New Ministry of Education promises changes Wednesday in Pacot, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the new Minister of Economy and Finance, proceeded to the installation of Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet as Minister of Education replacing the outgoing Minister, Jean Beauvois Dorsonne…

Haiti – FLASH : Resignation of Me Jean Danton Léger

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Resignation of Me Jean Danton Léger Following the installation of the new Government Moïse-Lafontant, the Government Commissioner at the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince, Me Jean Danton Léger, handed his resignation to the new Minister of Justice Me Heidi Fortuné…

iciHaiti – Politics : Reinstalling of the Minister of Planning

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Reinstalling of the Minister of Planning Wednesday, the new Minister of Justice Heidi Fortuné, proceeded to the reinstalling of Minister Aviol Fleurant to the head of the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation…

Haiti – Politics : Installation of the new Minister of Justice

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Installation of the new Minister of Justice Wednesday, Prime Minister Jacques Guy Lafontant, in the presence of numerous personalities, proceeded to the installation of Me Heidi Fortuné as New Minister of Justice and Public Security…

Haiti – NOTICE : Argentina offers temporary residence to Haitian victims…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Argentina offers temporary residence to Haitian victims… Monday, the National Directorate of Migration in Argentina, published in the Argentine official newspaper its decision to authorize for a period of 6 months « the granting of temporary residence […] to the nationals of the Republic of Haiti…

iciHaiti – Canada : International Day of La Francophonie

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Canada : International Day of La Francophonie Deeply committed to contributing to build a better and safer world, where pluralism and difference are encouraged and celebrated, Canada who will participate in the fortnight of the Francophonie in Haiti…

Haiti – FLASH : Attempted assassination of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Attempted assassination of Jean-Bertrand Aristide Yesterday at around 2:00 in the afternoon, the motorcade of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, framed by two police forces vehicles (PNH and CIMO) « […] shots were fired directly at the vehicle in which President Aristide was…

Haiti – FLASH : Jacques Guy Lafontant presents his General Policy Statement

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Jacques Guy Lafontant presents his General Policy Statement This Monday, in the presence of 88 deputies, Prime Minister appointed acques Guy Lafontant accompanied by his ministerial cabinet went to the Chamber of Deputies for the presentation of his general policy statement…

iciHaiti – Health : Good news, decrease of cholera in the South

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Health : Good news, decrease of cholera in the South After a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number of suspected cases of cholera reduced drastically…

Haiti – FLASH : The clothing market of the Croix-des-Bossales destroyed by fire

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The clothing market of the Croix-des-Bossales destroyed by fire In the evening of Sunday, a very important fire, visible for miles, ravaged the section dedicated to the warehousing and sale of imported used garments and textiles of Croix-des-Bossales, the largest public market of Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – Social : 6 departments in crisis and two in stress

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : 6 departments in crisis and two in stress The National Coordination of Food Security (CNSA) recalls that during the year 2016, almost all the departments of Haiti were affected by various climatic shocks : drought, hurricane, floods…

iciHaiti – Environment : Trust Fund for Biodiversity Conservation

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Environment : Trust Fund for Biodiversity Conservation Thursday at the Kinam Hotel, the Ministry of the Environment organized a sectoral table to initiate a trust fund funded by various donors concerned for the conservation of biodiversity…

Haiti – Politics : HRC adopts report on Haiti in Geneva

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : HRC adopts report on Haiti in Geneva Friday in Geneva, as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the Human Rights Council adopted, at midday, the final documents resulting from the UPR for Haiti…

Haiti – DR : Haitian customs retain Dominican trucks at the border

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Haitian customs retain Dominican trucks at the border Thursday, Dominican merchants reported that several trucks loaded with plantains, bananas, carrots, lemons and other Creole products were retained at the Jimani-Malpasse border by the Haitian authorities…

Haiti – FLASH : UN proposes a new mission in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : UN proposes a new mission in Haiti While the end of the mandate of the Minustah, expires on April 15, Antonio Guterres, the new Secretary General of the United Nations recommended in a report, that the funds remaining for the Minustah, be used for an additional short

Haiti – Gold Cup 2017 : List of Selected Players

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Gold Cup 2017 : List of Selected Players In order to face Nicaragua in play-offs of the 2017 Gold Cup on 24 March at 7.00 pm at the Sylvio Cator Stadium and on March 28 in Managua, Nicaragua, interim head coach Jean Claude Josaphat, released the final list of

iciHaiti – Heritage : Towards a Haitian Audiovisual Museum

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Heritage : Towards a Haitian Audiovisual Museum Thursday, Jean Marie Altema, Director General of the Executive Board of the CONATEL, met Paul Gomis, the UNESCO Representative in Haiti, on the project to create a Haitian Audiovisual Museum…

Haiti – Agriculture : Validation of the draft seed bill

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Agriculture : Validation of the draft seed bill Following the validation of the National Seed Policy, the Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the FAO, have organized a workshop for the validation of the revised draft seed bill…

Haiti – Policy : Preliminary recommendations of the Binational Observatory

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Policy : Preliminary recommendations of the Binational Observatory L’Observatoire Binational sur la Migration, l’Éducation, l’Environnement et le Commerce, an inclusive group of 7 universities from Haiti and the Dominican Republic held a workshop, during which it submitted for discussion the preliminary work…

Haiti – Health : Official Opening of the First Hospital of Côtes-de-Fer

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Health : Official Opening of the First Hospital of Côtes-de-Fer The Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) will open a new, state-of-the-art health center in Côtes-de-Fer in southeast Haiti. A dedication of the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Center for Health will be celebrated on Monday, March 20, 2017…

Haiti – Tourism : Happy Hour Network of the ATH

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Tourism : Happy Hour Network of the ATH The Members of the Tourism Association of Haiti (ATH) met at the ASU Rooftop Lounge for their first Happy Hour Network series…

Haiti – Culture : Inter-cultural Tale Festival

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : Inter-cultural Tale Festival As part of World Fairy Tale Day, celebrated on March 20, the Monique Calixte Library (BMC) will devote a fortnight to tales…

Haiti – Justice : Once again, Aristide did not appear in court

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Justice : Once again, Aristide did not appear in court Thursday, as part of the investigation of Jean Anthony Nazaire’s case involved in a money laundering case, former President Jean Bertrand Aristide has not responded, again, to the warrant of appearance as a witness, issued by the investigating judge…

Haiti – FLASH : The Senate votes a resolution in favor of Guy Philippe

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The Senate votes a resolution in favor of Guy Philippe Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 19 out of 24 Senators voted a resolution strongly condemning the arrest and extradition of their colleague, the elected Senator of Grand’Anse, Guy Philippe, on January 5…

Haiti – Education : Graduation of the first FGOC Promotion

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Education : Graduation of the first FGOC Promotion Friday, March 24 will take place, at the Auditorium of the Campus Henri Christophe in Limonade, the graduation ceremony of the First Promotion of the Training in Management of Cultural Organizations (FGOC). 21 students will receive…

Haiti – Canada : Day of promotion of Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Canada : Day of promotion of Haiti On 17 May, as part of the celebration of 150 years of Canadian Confederation, Ottawa invites all accredited embassies in Canada to participate in this grand event. The Embassy of Haiti in Canada, responding to this invitation…

iciHaiti – Sports : Launch of «Playdagogie» in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Sports : Launch of «Playdagogie» in Haiti On Saturday, 18 March, the Haitian (COH) and French (CNOSF) Olympic Committees will launch « Playdagogie » in Haiti, a new educational and play method for children aged 6 to 12 based on sporting practices and values of the Olympism…

Haiti – NOTICE : State examinations, official calendar 2017

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : State examinations, official calendar 2017 Wednesday, following the redevelopment carried out in the school calendar 2016-2017, after the passage of Matthew, the Ministry of National Education, recalled in an official note, the dates selected for official examinations 2017…

iciHaiti – Politics : EDH explains and apologizes

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : EDH explains and apologizes The Electricity of Haiti informs its customers and the general public that following the rupture of a conductor Medium Voltage to Magny Street (opposite the Ministry of Culture), several neighborhoods were without electricity during the night of 13 and…

Haiti – FLASH : The General Policy Statement is accepted by the Senate

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The General Policy Statement is accepted by the Senate This Thursday, March 16 at 6:26 a.m. the vote took place, the general policy statement of Prime Minister appointed Jack Guy Lafontant obtained in the Senate, 20 for, 0 against, 7 abstentions…

Haiti – Culture : Quinzaine of the Francophonie 2017 (Program)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : Quinzaine of the Francophonie 2017 (Program) From 16 to 28 March, will take place the Quinzaine de la Francophonie in Haiti. The French Embassy in Haiti, long-time partners of this event and its network, will mobilize again : Cinema, music, theater and French competitions will take place…

Haiti – Justice : Aristide called to appear in court…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Justice : Aristide called to appear in court… As part of the investigation on the case of former police commissioner Jean Anthony Nazaire, an alleged relative of former President Aristide, Judge Jean Wilner Morin issued a warrant to appear as a witness, on behalf of Jean Bertrand Aristide…

Haiti – Politics : Ratification of PM, new attempt today

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Ratification of PM, new attempt today The session of ratification of the General Policy of the Prime Minister, put into continuation Monday in the Senate, after the quorum was reversed, should be resumed on Wednesday, March 15th…

iciHaiti – Economy : The CFI at the 6th Outsource2LAC Summit

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : The CFI at the 6th Outsource2LAC Summit On 15 and 16 March in San José (Costa Rica), the Investment Facilitation Center will take part in the 6th Latin American and Caribbean Outsourcing and Offshoring Summit : Outsource2LAC 2017…

Haiti – Football : Juventus FC of Les Cayes, top of CHFP

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Football : Juventus FC of Les Cayes, top of CHFP Sunday, during the 2nd day of the competition of the 1st local derby of the season, played at Larco Park, Juventus FC of les Cayes, imposed [2-1] against America FC…

Haiti – Politics : Why of Senators reverse the quorum ?

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Why of Senators reverse the quorum ? The reversal of the quorum Monday disappointed President Jovenel Moïse. The consistent information that are circulating suggests that this would be due to…

Haiti – FLASH : Who are these new Ministers ?

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Who are these new Ministers ? By Order dated 12 March, was composed of 18 ministers including 5 women. But if some name are not unknown, to be already in government this is not the case for most, for the majority of the public…

Haiti – Environment : Validation of the National Policy on Climate Change

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Environment : Validation of the National Policy on Climate Change Friday, the Ministry of the Environment, in collaboration with the European Union and the United Nations Development Program, organized a workshop on the exchange and validation of the national climate change policy…

Haiti – Social : Odette Roy Fombrun appeals against immorality

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Odette Roy Fombrun appeals against immorality Author of numerous instructional books, of a collection of good citizenship and several novels, the former Haitian teacher and feminist activist widely known and respected, Odette Roy Fombrun, who will celebrate his 100th birthday, appeals to…

Haiti – FLASH : Flights canceled – Storm Stella

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Flights canceled – Storm Stella Following the violent snow storm named Stella, which falls on the northeastern United States, thousands of flights have been canceled. Two flights to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport were have been canceled…

Haiti – Economy : Nearly 200 billion Gourdes of debt

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Nearly 200 billion Gourdes of debt According to Jean Dorat André, Deputy Director of the Treasury of the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Haiti’s debt is approaching 200 billion Gourdes (197.8 billion – December 2016) or almost 39% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)…

iciHaiti – Japan : Construction of the École Mixte Botanique of Piquette

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Japan : Construction of the École Mixte Botanique of Piquette As part of the « Assistance in the form of Donations to Local Micro-Projects » a grant agreement was signed between the Ambassador of Japan accredited to Port-au-Prince, Yoshiaki Hatta and Stephen Osias, Representative of the Association of Peasants…

Haiti – Politics : Nocturnal tour of President Moïse

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Nocturnal tour of President Moïse On the night of Sunday, March 12th, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Engineer Joiséus Nader, Director of Urban and Rural Equipment Maintenance Service, conducted a tour of several sites in downtown Port-au-Prince…

iciHaiti – Education : Towards the National Assessment of School Achievement

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Education : Towards the National Assessment of School Achievement Officials from the IDB and of the Project Coordination Unit, of the Ministry of National Education, met to review the different stages of the process of national evaluation of school achievement 2017 in the 4th and 7th fundamental year…

iciHaiti – Culture : Closing of the International Jazz Festival

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Culture : Closing of the International Jazz Festival The President Jovenel Moïse, takes advantage of the closing of the 11th edition of the International Festival of Jazz in Port-au-Prince to greet the event and congratulate its promoters who knew open hrough this Festival a beautiful window on Haiti…

Haiti – Security : Jovenel Moses dismayed

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Jovenel Moses dismayed President Jovenel Moïse, dismayed by the terrible accident that occurred on Sunday, March 12, in Mapou, at the northern entrance to the city of Gonaïves, expresses his deep sadness…

Haiti – FLASH : Terrible road drama in Gonaives at least 34 dead…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Terrible road drama in Gonaives at least 34 dead… On Sunday morning before dawn, at the entrance of the Gonaïves, after having overthrown two passers-by, the driver of a bus fled and rammed into three walking bands…

Haiti – Health : Certifying Training of Food Safety Instructors

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Health : Certifying Training of Food Safety Instructors The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), together with the United States Department of Agriculture and the FSPCA, organized a course to train and certify leading Instructors…

Haiti – NOTICE : The Senate extends the deadline for applications…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : The Senate extends the deadline for applications… Senator Rony Gilot, Secretary General of the Senate, informs all those interested that the Office of the Senate has accepted the request of many postulants confronted with bureaucratic delays in obtaining certain documents…

iciHaiti – Politics : Services of the American Embassy to Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Services of the American Embassy to Haitians The Documentation and Information Center, of the Embassy of the United States in Port-au-Prince received a delegation of students and administrative staff from the University Polytechnic Center of Haiti…

Haiti – René Préval : Last tribute by Jovenel Moïse

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – René Préval : Last tribute by Jovenel Moïse Saturday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife Martine, participated in the Occident Jeanty Kiosk, Champ de Mars, at the national funeral of former President of Haiti René Préval…

Haiti – FLASH : Construction of a fence at the Dominican border

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Construction of a fence at the Dominican border The members of the CESFRONT, are building a perimeter fence to reinforce the Dominican border with Haiti and prevent the illegal passage of Haitians who trade illegally in the binational market of Dajabón…

Haiti – Social : $3.9M to combat gender-based violence

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : .9M to combat gender-based violence Several women’s organizations officially launched the project called « Kombat Vyolans ». This three-year project is supported by the US government through the USAID and funded to the tune of US $ 3.9 million…

Haiti – Agriculture : Distribution of agricultural tools in Panyol

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Agriculture : Distribution of agricultural tools in Panyol Thursday, the Foundation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL) together with the organization « Sow A Seed », proceded to a distribution of agricultural tools to 200 families of the locality of Panyol (Kenscoff)…

Haiti – Elections : BCEN hearings begin

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Elections : BCEN hearings begin Léopold Berlanger, the President of the CEP informs the political parties and the candidates concerned in particular and the public in general that « the session of the National Electoral Litigation Office (BCEN) to recognize appeals…

Haiti – FLASH : Jack Guy Lafontant's General Policy Statement (Full text)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Jack Guy Lafontant’s General Policy Statement (Full text) The General Policy Statement that will present Monday the Prime Minister appointed, Jack Guy Lafontant, includes 7 main chapters : Political project ; Economic project ; Environment, Spatial Planning and Habitat…

Haiti – FLASH : Jack Guy Lafontant presents his general policy statement Monday

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Jack Guy Lafontant presents his general policy statement Monday In a note dated March 9, 2017, the General Secretariat of the Senate of the Republic advises the Haitian Nation in general that in its plenary session of Monday, March 13, 2017, the Assembly of Senators receives…

Haiti – Jacmel : Agricultural revival in the commune La Montagne

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Jacmel : Agricultural revival in the commune La Montagne In teh objective of accompanying the planters in the preparation of their plots of land for the spring campaign, the Jacques Khawlya Foundation has started for two weeks, a set of agricultural works in the communal section…

Haiti – NOTICES : Time change in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICES : Time change in Haiti Yves Germain Joseph, Secretary General of the Presidency, informs the general public and reminds public and private sector agents…

iciHaiti – Politics : Draft Law on the student credit

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Draft Law on the student credit This Friday, the Association of Volunteers for Democracy launched the work of the Youth Parliament of Haiti on the proposed legislation on Access to Student Credit, proposed to the Senate of the Republic by Senators Youri Latortue and…

Haiti – Justice : Arrest of Haitian-American swindler

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Justice : Arrest of Haitian-American swindler Thursday, Inspector Garry Desrosiers, deputy spokesperson of the PNH announced in a press conference that the police had on Tuesday arrested a Haitian-American swindler…

Haiti – FLASH : Funeral of René Préval (Official Protocol)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Funeral of René Préval (Official Protocol) ddThis Friday, March 10, 2017, the body of former President René Préval will be exhibited in the Gardens of the Museum of the National Haitian Pantheon, to allow national and foreign citizens to present their last tribute…

Haiti – France : Training Program on Solar Energy

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – France : Training Program on Solar Energy Wednesday, Jean David Génesté, the Secretary of State for Vocational Training, signed a letter of intent with the French Ministry of Education and the Schneider Electric Foundation to set up a training program…

Haiti – Social : Haiti wants to draw inspiration from the Dominican experience

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Haiti wants to draw inspiration from the Dominican experience Tuesday, a Haitian government delegation, traveled to the Dominican Republic to inquire about the operation of the Center for Comprehensive Care for Persons with Disabilities (CAID) and to explore the possibilities of creating a similar body in Haiti…

Haiti – Quebec : Donation of Granby firefighters' equipment

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Quebec : Donation of Granby firefighters’ equipment The Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal recently received a lot of equipment from the Fire Department of Granby, a Town of the Cantons de l’Est of Quebec. This lot includes 17 boxes containing 55 intervention suits…

iciHaiti – Port-au-Prince : Continuation of the Campaign to remove Wild Advertising

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Port-au-Prince : Continuation of the Campaign to remove Wild Advertising The Port-au-Prince town hall continued this week in the metropolitan area, more precisely on the Bourdon road and at Martin Luther King Avenue its operations of removing billboards, banners and other cumbersome and wild posters…

Haiti – FLASH : Violence to Arcahaie, several victims, many damages

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Violence to Arcahaie, several victims, many damages Wednesday the commune of Arcahaie experienced another day of violence, traders, users of the National #1 were once again hostagesof the crisis caused by the publication of the decree under the Martelly/Paul government…

Haiti – Social : Facts and figures on the situation of women in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Facts and figures on the situation of women in Haiti As part of the celebration of International Women’s Day this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the United Nations invites us to reflect in particular on the situation of our daughters and women in Haiti whose main challenges are…

Haiti – Environment : A 70-hectare botanical garden

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Environment : A 70-hectare botanical garden The JBNH will be set up in the commune of Ganthier, at Source Zabeth, in the heart of the Biosphere Reserve of La Selle (Southeast). With an area of 70 hectares, comprising more than 27 water sources…

Haiti – European Union : Tribute to Haitian women

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – European Union : Tribute to Haitian women As part of the International Women’s Day, the European Union and its Member States represented in Haiti, join forces to pay special tribute to all women of Haiti, who are the « poto mitan » of the Haitian society…

iciHaiti – Security : Handing of bullet-proof vests to the PNH

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Security : Handing of bullet-proof vests to the PNH Tomorrow, Thursday, March 9, at the Hotel Karibe, the Chief of the Sûreté du Québec contingent in Haiti, accompanied by the Director General, Martin Prud’Homme, will proceed to the delivery of bulletproof vests to the National Police of Haiti…

iciHaiti – Women's Day : Message from Consul of Chicago

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Women’s Day : Message from Consul of Chicago Lesly Condé, Consul General of Haiti in Chicago, reminds the entire Community that since 1977, March 8th has been officially recognized by the United Nations as the International Women’s Day…

Haiti – Culture : Exceptional exhibition «Women build another Haiti»

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : Exceptional exhibition «Women build another Haiti» As part of International Women’s Day, an exceptional exhibition entitled « Women build another Haiti » will open to the public on Wednesday 8. The works realised by 11 young painters of Kalfou Richès…

iciHaiti – René Préval : Message from Michaëlle Jean

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – René Préval : Message from Michaëlle Jean I well knew the Stateman, our relations were most frank, in a mutual esteem, at all times and in all circumstances, I had his confidence and his listening…

Haiti – Politics : Jovenel Moïse promises $4 million to the Faculty of Agronomy

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Jovenel Moïse promises million to the Faculty of Agronomy Monday, as part of a campaign to revitalize agriculture across the country, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his Director of Cabinet, Wilson Laleau visited the Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) in Damien…

Haiti – Dominican Republic : Leonel Fernández tribute to René Préval

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Dominican Republic : Leonel Fernández tribute to René Préval Following the sudden disappearance of the former President of Haiti, René Préval, the former President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernández, in a letter addressed to Idalbert Pierre Jean the Ambassador of Haiti in Santo Domingo…

Haiti – Education : BAC special session, national success rate 20,77%

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Education : BAC special session, national success rate 20,77% The Ministry of National Education informs the candidates who have failed, that the complete results of the special session of the permanent Bac organized, from 20 to 23 February are now available for the 10 Regional Directorates of Education…

iciHaiti – Notoce diaspora : Schedule Mobile Consulate

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Notoce diaspora : Schedule Mobile Consulate The Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Orlando reminds the Haitian Community of Central Florida that the next « Konsila Mobil » will take…

Haiti – René Préval : Condolences of the Prime Minister of Québec

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – René Préval : Condolences of the Prime Minister of Québec The Prime Minister of Québec, Philippe Couillard and Christine St-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and Francophonie, pay tribute to the former President of the Republic of Haiti, René Préval…

iciHaiti – Gang warfare : Deprived of Lycée for a month…

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Gang warfare : Deprived of Lycée for a month… Since 1 month, students of the Lycée Jacques Roumain, in Gran-Ravin, a disadvantaged and overcrowded neighborhood of Martissant, are deprived of school because of armed clashes between two gangs riveaux of Gran-Ravin and Ti Bwa…

Haiti – Social : Radio loses one of its famous radio host

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Radio loses one of its famous radio host The Ministry of Culture and Communication has learned with great sadness the death of the famous Haitian radio host, Joseph « Joe » Damas, on the evening of Saturday…

Haiti – USA : Money laundering, Haiti targeted by State Department

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA : Money laundering, Haiti targeted by State Department In Volume II, « Money Laundering and Financial Crime » of the report « 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report », the US Department of State indicates « Haitian criminal gangs…

iciHaiti – NOTICE : ONI moves office closed

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – NOTICE : ONI moves office closed The Directorate General of the National Office of Identification (ONI) informs the population that the communal office of Port-au-Prince and Delmas, located at Babiole Street is closed due to relocation…

Haiti – FLASH : René Préval, 6 days of national mourning

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : René Préval, 6 days of national mourning Yves Germain Joseph, Secretary General of the Presidency announces to the Nation that the national funeral of President René Préval will be celebrated on Saturday, March 11, 2017…

Haiti – NOTICE : Call for applications, RFI Discovery Prize 2017

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Call for applications, RFI Discovery Prize 2017 The call for candidates for the 37th edition of the RFI Discovery Prize is open today to all professional artists or groups in Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean…

Haiti – CODEVI : Workers refuse to pay a tax to DGI…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – CODEVI : Workers refuse to pay a tax to DGI… For more than a month now, more than 3,000 Haitian workers of the CODEVI in Ouanaminthe have been protesting to force the Directorate General of Taxes…

Haiti – Territory : Haiti has expanded by 6,200Km2 since 1929

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Territory : Haiti has expanded by 6,200Km2 since 1929 The border control treaties between the two island Nations have benefited Haiti to the detriment of the Dominican Republic. Thus, since 1929, the territory of Haiti has expanded by 6,200 km2…

Haiti – René Préval : Ultimate tribute of Senator Latortue

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – René Préval : Ultimate tribute of Senator Latortue It is therefore incumbent on me to make a last resounding homage to the man of Marmelade, who undeniably will have imprinted his indelible mark on two decades of Haitian political history…

Haiti – René Préval : Messages of sympathy arrive from everywhere

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – René Préval : Messages of sympathy arrive from everywhere Jack Guy Lafontant – Jocelerme Privert – Youri Latortue – Michel Martelly – Embassy of France – Swiss Embassy – Chancellery of Brazil – European Union – Sandra Honoré – Senator Dieudonné Luma – Ambassador Bocchit Edmond – Consulate of

Haiti – Economy : New free delivery service in Haiti for the Diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : New free delivery service in Haiti for the Diaspora Friday, RedBarrel, an e-commerce company supported by the Digicel phone company, announced the creation of a new free delivery service of food and household items purchased online by Haitian diaspora customers for relatives in Haiti…

Haiti – René Préval : Message from the U.S. Embassy

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – René Préval : Message from the U.S. Embassy « It is with deep sadness that the U.S. Embassy in Haiti has learned of the death of former Haitian President René Préval. We extend our condolences to President Préval’s family, the Haitian people, and all those who mourn…

Haiti – Carnival PAP 2017 : Satisfaction and thanks of the Town Hall

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Carnival PAP 2017 : Satisfaction and thanks of the Town Hall The Town Hall of Port-au-Prince expressed its satisfaction at the conduct of carnival festivities in the commune, it welcomes the discipline, enthusiasm, determination and the will of all masked groups, walking bands and musical groups…

Haiti – FLASH : Mexico offers «assisted return» to Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Mexico offers «assisted return» to Haitians The Government of Mexico is willing to support Haitians to return legally to the country from which they came. The Government of Mexico could also support on a case-by-case basis those seeking to return to Haiti…

Haiti – FLASH : BAC special session, success rate for 9 departments

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : BAC special session, success rate for 9 departments According to the information provided by the National Bureau of State Examinations, the success rates of the examinations of the special session of the permanent baccalaureate organized from 20 to 23 February 2017 for 9 departments…

Haiti – FLASH : BAC special session, success rate for 8 departments

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : BAC special session, success rate for 8 departments According to the information provided by the National Bureau of State Examinations, the success rates of the examinations of the special session of the permanent baccalaureate organized from 20 to 23 February 2017 for 8 departments…

Haiti – Security : Haiti remains on the Black List (US report 2017)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Haiti remains on the Black List (US report 2017) Once again, Haiti finds itself on the Black List of the 22 major drug transit countries. In its report « 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report », the US Department of State indicates…

iciHaiti – Politics : Success of Forum on Youth Involvement in Politics

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Success of Forum on Youth Involvement in Politics Nearly 800 young people participated in the Forum on « Youth involvement in Haitian politics » organized earlier this week by Senator Dieudonne Luma Etienne (PHTK) at the Complex Versailles of Cap-Haitien…

Haiti – NOTICE : Call for proposals of the Disability Rights Fund

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Call for proposals of the Disability Rights Fund The Disability Rights Fund is a grantmaking collaborative that provides grants to disabled persons organizations (DPOs) to strengthen their participation in the advancement of human rights and disability-inclusive development…

Haiti – Social : Carnival of PAP, 135 victims (partial)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Carnival of PAP, 135 victims (partial) According to a partial assessment of emergencies and relief at the level of the Carnival of Port-au-Prince provided by the Ministry of the Interior and the Directorate of Civil Protection…

iciHaiti – FLASH : Firefighters targeted in Trou du Nord

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FLASH : Firefighters targeted in Trou du Nord Wednesday morning, in the commune of Trou du Nord, a fire truck that was intervening on arson, after the assassination of Gérald Kébreau, was the target of gunshot from unidentified individuals…

Haiti – FLASH : Prime Minister filled his documents in the Senate

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Prime Minister filled his documents in the Senate Thursday, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, after his appointment and his presentation has reached a new stage. Accompanied by the former Minister of the Interior, Ardouin Zépherin, he filled shortly after 3pm to the General Secretariat of the Senate…

iciHaiti – Social : UNNOH against State support for carnivals

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Social : UNNOH against State support for carnivals Josué Mérilien the General Coordinator of the National Union of Nnormaliens of Haiti (UNNOH) deplores the multiplication of carnivals in Haiti, while the population is facing a serious crisis in the public health sector…

Haiti – FLASH : 30,000 Haitian migrants on the Mexican border targeted by scammers

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : 30,000 Haitian migrants on the Mexican border targeted by scammers Ariadna Estevez, a researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), who visited of refugees in Tijuana, Baja California, says that the majority of people trying to enter the United States today are of Haitian origin…

iciHaiti – Social : Pilot project of the Lakou of Colora

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Social : Pilot project of the Lakou of Colora The non-profit Association « Promotion pour le Développement » (PROMODEV) recently carried out a field mission to Colora, a locality of the second rural section of Belladère (Central Plateau) in order to visit the pilot project…

Haiti – Agriculture : Launch of the National Agricultural Production Survey

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Agriculture : Launch of the National Agricultural Production Survey The Ministry of Agriculture informs the general public and planters in particular that it will carry out a National Agricultural Production Survey for the autumn and winter 2016 campaigns from 8 to 31 March 2017 on the National territory…

Haiti – Politics : «The involvement of youth in Haitian politics»

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : «The involvement of youth in Haitian politics» Monday, the Office of the Senator Dieudonné Luma Étienne, in an effort to encourage young people to become more involved in the political sphere, organized a conference-debate in Cap-Haïtien on the theme « the involvement of youth in Haitian politics…

iciHaiti – Grand'Anse : Training of 175 volunteers in emergencies

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Grand’Anse : Training of 175 volunteers in emergencies 7 Training workshops aimed at building the capacity of the Grand’Anse regional committee in the communes of Moron, Chambellan, Les Irois, Anse-d’Hainault, Pestel, Roseau and Beaumont ended…

Haiti – FLASH : The Senate launches a call for applications

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The Senate launches a call for applications The Senate, in accordance with its constitutional prerogative, is about to play its part in the appointment of members of certain institutions. To this end, the Senate is calling for candidates to fill 6 vacancies to the Court of Cassation

iciHaiti – Invitation : «Women's Speech» in Panyol

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Invitation : «Women’s Speech» in Panyol On Friday, March 3rd, as a prelude to International Women’s Day, the Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation invites you to celebrate « Women’s Speech » (la parole des femmes) an activity organized by the Women’s Planters’ Associations of Panyol (Kenscoff)…

Haiti – Economy : Less strong increase in inflation for January

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Less strong increase in inflation for January During the month of January 2017, the level of the General Consumer Price Index rose from 288.9 to 291.6, showing a monthly increase of + 0.9% and 14.1% year-on-year, down slightly compared to 14.3% in December 2016…

iciHaiti – Economy : New Director General at the FDI

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : New Director General at the FDI Jean Baden Dubois, Governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti, proceeded last week to the installation of Égard Jeudy as new Director General of the Industrial Development Fund (FDI)…

Haiti – Security : Two accidents at Aquin make 7 victims

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Two accidents at Aquin make 7 victims The Civil Protection Directorate informs us that on Sunday, 26 February, police and civil protection volunteers intervened in emergency at the scene of two traffic accidents that occurred in the commune of Aquin…

iciHaiti – Diplomacy : Remarks by Dominican Ambassador Ruben Silié Valdez

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diplomacy : Remarks by Dominican Ambassador Ruben Silié Valdez As part of the commemoration of the 173rd anniversary of the independence of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Ambassador accredited in Haiti Ruben Silié this week at the Hotel Montana front more than 200 Haitian and Dominican personalities declared…

iciHaiti – Health : Cuban Medical Brigade in Panyol

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Health : Cuban Medical Brigade in Panyol On Saturday, the population of the village of Panyol hosted the Cuban Medical Brigade, which held a mobile clinic in primary health care, a historic first for the community…

Haiti – Culture : The presidential couple officially opens the 2017 National Carnival

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : The presidential couple officially opens the 2017 National Carnival Sunday in Les Cayes, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his wife Martine, the Mayor of the City of Les Cayes, Gabriel Fortuné and the President of the Organizing Committee, Claudel Dumas, has officially opened the 2017 National Carnival…

Haiti – Justice : Arrest of former Deputy Dumont for assault on minor

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Justice : Arrest of former Deputy Dumont for assault on minor Friday, accused of sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl, according to a report of RNDDH, the former Deputy Jean Baptiste Anthony Dumont, presented himself voluntarily to the public prosecutor’s office of Port-au-Prince, to shed light on the charges…

Haiti – Carnival : Security message for US citizens

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Carnival : Security message for US citizens « The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that carnival season has begun and advises citizens to take extra security precautions…

iciHaiti – CNSA : Food Security, 6 Departments in crisis

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – CNSA : Food Security, 6 Departments in crisis Following the drought in the Northwest, the Upper Artibonite, the Southeast and the Northwest, to the passage of Hurricane Matthew on the Grand’Anse, the South and the Nippes and the floods in the departments of the North and the Northeast…

Haiti – ALERT : Frauds increase on the Digicel network

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – ALERT : Frauds increase on the Digicel network The Digicel phone operator informs its customers that it faces, from a few weeks, to a significant increase in cases of fraud known as « bypass or bypass traffic…

iciHaiti – NOTICE : Danton Léger clears the «Kaliko Beach Hotel»

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – NOTICE : Danton Léger clears the «Kaliko Beach Hotel» Jean Danton Léger, the Government Commissioner, informs the general public that the « Kaliko Beach Hotel All Inclusive » is not involved in the human trafficking case that led to the arrest of a dozen of suspects in this hotel…

Haiti – Cholera : Funding Failure for the $400M UN Funds

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Cholera : Funding Failure for the 0M UN Funds Out of the 400 million of program intended to fight against cholera in Haiti, only « 2% of funding promises have been kept, » indicated UN Secretary-General « The voluntary contributions we have received are not yet sufficient…

Haiti – Economy : Inaugural flight of Sunrise Airways (PAP-Havana)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Inaugural flight of Sunrise Airways (PAP-Havana) Thursday, Sunrise Airways, the Haitian commercial airline, inaugurated its flight to Havana with the arrival of its new Air Bus 320 at the José Marti International Airport (Havana, Cuba) from Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – Football U-20 : The Grenadiers eliminated

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Football U-20 : The Grenadiers eliminated Friday in Costa Rica, as part of the Championship Concacaf 2017, qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, our Grenadiers U-20 have been eliminated by Panama [3-1], a defeat that puts an end to the hopes…

Haiti – Politics : Prison situation, Jovenel Moïse takes charge of the matter

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Prison situation, Jovenel Moïse takes charge of the matter Friday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, proceeded to the creation of a presidential commission to investigate the situation of detainees in prisons, following the unacceptable number of deaths in recent months in the country’s prisons…

Haiti – FLASH : Error of Protocol Office, PM not inaugurated

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Error of Protocol Office, PM not inaugurated Friday contrary, according to the announcement of the office of the Protocol of the National Palace in an official note, President Jovenel Moïse, did not proceded to the inauguration of the Prime Minister…

iciHaiti – Health : Blood bank lacks blood

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Health : Blood bank lacks blood The National Blood Transfusion Center is not able to satisfy the demands in blood bags, said Marckenson Altis, representative of the National Transfusion Safety Program…

Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of the Prime Minister this morning

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Inauguration of the Prime Minister this morning In a correspondence the National Palace informs that the Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant appointed by the President of the Republic Jovenel Moses will be invested in his function at the National Palace this morning…

Haiti – Politics : New Generator at the HUEH

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : New Generator at the HUEH Thursday, following the visit of President Jovenel Moïse and one of his promises made on Saturday, February 18, the Dialysis Center of the Hospital of the State University of Haiti received a new 60 KW generator…

Haiti – NOTICE : National Carnival, Banks closed

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : National Carnival, Banks closed As part of the 2017 National Carnival, which will take place in Les Cayes on February 26th, 27th and 28th, under the theme « N’ap Danse, N’ap Konstwi », the Professional Association of Banks (APB) reminds…

iciHaiti – Security : Meeting on Search & Rescue

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Security : Meeting on Search & Rescue On Tuesday, the Haitian Red Cross (HRC) participated in a highly technical meeting on search and rescue in case of air disaster…

iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : A demonstration goes wrong, 1 death

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : A demonstration goes wrong, 1 death Tuesday the umpteenth day of demonstrations for the resumption of classes in the high schools goes wrong, while the police tried to disperse with tear gas the students of the Faustin Soulouque high school entrenched to the La Hatte avenue…

Haiti – Politics : First victory of Jovenel Moïse

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : First victory of Jovenel Moïse Following the commitment of President Jovenel Moïse to resolve the crisis in public hospitals, an agreement was signed in the evening of Thursday 23 February…

iciHaiti – Social : HRC visits Carbaret Women's Prison

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Social : HRC visits Carbaret Women’s Prison Tuesday, a Haitian Red Cross (HRC) delegation visited the 230 women detainees in the Cabaret civilian prison, who live in difficult prison conditions, to give them among others…

Haiti – Politics : Prisons tour by the Minister of Justice

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Prisons tour by the Minister of Justice Wednesday, while more than 40 prisoners have died since the beginning of the year in prisons in Haiti, in appalling circumstances, Camille Jr. Édouard, the Minister of Justice visited prisons to inquire about the situation…

Haiti – Cholera : Donation of $2,6M from Japan

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Cholera : Donation of ,6M from Japan As part of the « Project for Reinforcement of Cholera Prevention and Response », the Government of Japan has just made a donation of US $ 2.6 million…

Haiti – Politics : Towards a parliamentary TV channel?

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Towards a parliamentary TV channel? Tuesday, Senator Jean Marie Salomon (OPL), Vice-President of the Upper House, announced the creation of a television channel to disseminate the activities of the Parliament…

Haiti – NOTICE : FinTech Contest, registrations open

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : FinTech Contest, registrations open Group Croissance S.A. in partnership with Quisqueya University, the Faculty of Science of the State University of Haiti and Crescat Consulting, is organizing the first edition of the FinTech Contest…

Haiti – Sports: Heavy defeat of the Grenadiers face the USA [4-1]

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Sports: Heavy defeat of the Grenadiers face the USA [4-1] Tuesday in Costa Rica, our Grenadiers U-20, after their victory last Saturday against St Kitts & Nevis [5-1], for their second group match, suffered a heavy defeat [4-1] against the USA at the « Stadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayama »…

Haiti – PAP Carnival : 4 DJs distinguished

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – PAP Carnival : 4 DJs distinguished Sunday, at the end of the pre-carnival exercises at 7 days of the Carnival in Port-au-Prince, the Town Hall of Port-au-Prince wanted to honor 4 DJ’s that have attracted the favor of the general public during 5 Sundays…

Haiti – NOTICE : Electoral campaign, it's time to submit a detailed report

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Electoral campaign, it’s time to submit a detailed report Uder Antoine, the Executive Director of the CEP, reminds political parties and groups of their obligation to respect scrupulously the provisions of Electoral Decree dealing with the financing regime, both public and private, of the electoral campaign…

iciHaiti – Politics : First OMRH Public conference at the University of PAP

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : First OMRH Public conference at the University of PAP The Coordinators of the Office of Management and Human Resources (OMRH) organized for the students of the University of Port-au-Prince (UP), the first public conference on the theme « Administrative Reform : Challenges, and…

Haiti – FLASH : Minustah calls on authorities to take urgent measures

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Minustah calls on authorities to take urgent measures Sandra Honoré, Special Representative of the UNSG reiterates her deep concern over the deaths of 42 detainees since the beginning of 2017, linked to the aggravation of cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions of detention…

iciHaiti – Sports : 2nd edition of the race Jacmel Riverbank 20k

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Sports : 2nd edition of the race Jacmel Riverbank 20k Saturday, March 11, 2017, the organizer Run Haiti, will present the 2nd Edition of the race Jacmel Riverbank 20k. This 20 km race starts at 6:30 a.m. and will begin and end at Lakou New York on Jacmel Bay…

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