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May 23, 2017

Haiti

Haiti – Europe : European Investment Bank on exploratory visit to the country

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Europe : European Investment Bank on exploratory visit to the country Monday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, held a meeting with a high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank, on an exploratory visit to Haiti…

Haiti – Security : Bad weather, evaluation tour in the Nippes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Bad weather, evaluation tour in the Nippes Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, Minister of the Interior, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, local authorities and notables, made Saturday 20 Sunday 21 May a tour of assessment of the situation, following the bad weather conditions in recent days…

Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke denounces

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke denounces Following the announcement of John F. Kelly, to extend for only 6 additional months, the Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke denounces an inadequate extension…

Haiti – Security : Woman Dominican gang leader arrested in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Woman Dominican gang leader arrested in Haiti This weekend in Hinche, in the Central Plateau, the National Police of Haiti carried out a major dragnet by arresting a woman Dominican Wendy Romero Santana, presumed Head of a gang of car thieves and 3 of his accomplices…

Haiti – Economy : Signature of a 3 million euro agreement for micro-financing

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Signature of a 3 million euro agreement for micro-financing Monday in Port-au-Prince, the European Investment Bank, signed a loan agreement amounting to 3 million euros with Action for the Cooperation with Microenterprise (ACME in French) to expand access to finance for rural micro-borrower..

Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Wilson continues the fight

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Wilson continues the fight Following the announcement by John F. Kelly, Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians for another 6 months http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21016-haiti-flash-tps-extensi

Haiti – FLASH : TPS extension for 6 months (official)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : TPS extension for 6 months (official) John F. Kelly, the Secretary of Homeland Security today announced his decision to extend—for an additional six months, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti. This extension is effective…

iciHaiti – Geneva : Haiti at the 70th Session of the WHO General Assembly

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Geneva : Haiti at the 70th Session of the WHO General Assembly Dr. Marie Greta Roy Clément, Minister of Health, at the head of a delegation of 5 members of the Ministry, will represent Haiti in Geneva during the 70th session of the General Assembly of the WHO…

Haiti – Politics : MHAVE on tour in Miami

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : MHAVE on tour in Miami Saturday, Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians Alive Abroad, met with two political personalities of Haitian origin: Senator of Florida, Daphne Campbell and Commissionner of Miami Dade, Jean Monestime…

Haiti – FLASH : Value equipments found abandoned for 7 years

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Value equipments found abandoned for 7 years Friday, as part of a follow-up tour of the caravan of change, President Moïse discovered in Mapou Lagon (Communal section of Estère) in the Artibonite, 4 containers filled with valuable equipment, abandoned since 2010…

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Address of the Consul Lesly Condé

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : Address of the Consul Lesly Condé Sunday, May 21, as part of the celebration of the 214th anniversary of our national bicolor, during a solemn Mass celebrated in the Church of Our Lady of Peace in Chicago, the Consul General of Haiti Lesly Condé…

Haiti – Ecuador : Moïse will attend the inauguration of President Moreno

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Ecuador : Moïse will attend the inauguration of President Moreno President Jovenel Moïse will be one of 14 dignitaries present at the inauguration ceremony of Ecuador’s newly elected President, the Socialist Lenín Moreno, candidate of the Party in power and dauphin of the current Head of State, Rafael Correa…

Haiti – DR : Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón Colonel Camacho, Interagency Coordinator said that members of CESFRONT, have arrested on the Dominican territory in the border area of Dajabón on average about 3,500 undocumented Haitians each month since the beginning of the year…

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Lawyers celebrate the Feast of St. Yves

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Lawyers celebrate the Feast of St. Yves On Friday, as part of the celebration of the Saint-Yves, lawyers from the Petit-Goâve bar, attended to the Church of our Lady at a Mass celebrated by Father Birbeck, who urged them…

Haiti – Politics : TNH, national coverage within 60 days

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : TNH, national coverage within 60 days Following the meetings with the Minister of Communication Limond Toussaint, Gamall Jules Augustin, the new Director General of the National Television of Haiti (TNH) makes every effort to make effective the national coverage of the State Television…

iciHaiti – Environment : Emergency and humanitarian actions needed

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Environment : Emergency and humanitarian actions needed Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, participated this week in the restitution workshop of the United Nations Framework for Sustainable Development (2017-2021)…

Haiti – Social : Moving tribute from youth to our national bicolor

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Moving tribute from youth to our national bicolor As part of the ceremonies commemorating the 214th anniversary of the creation of the national flag at Arcahaie, nearly 600 young people from various schools in the City of the flag…

Haiti – Security : Prison Break at the National Penitentiary

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Prison Break at the National Penitentiary The Chief Inspector Gary Desrosiers, deputy spokesman for the National Police of Haiti confirmed that 3 prisoners escaped from the National Penitentiary…

iciHaiti – Economy : Tourism, driving force for the development

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : Tourism, driving force for the development Colombe Émilie Jessy Menos, Minister of Tourism, hosted a talk this week with applicants of the first edition of the competition of the National Diplomatic and Consular Academy…

Haiti – Security : Bad weather, rescue operations are active in the field

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Bad weather, rescue operations are active in the field Following the bad weather of recent days, the human balance has increased from 5 to 7 people and 19 fishermen disappeared. The material damage is considerable, especially in agriculture and road infrastructures…

Haiti – Agriculture : 12 Haitian scholars begin their Master in the USA

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Agriculture : 12 Haitian scholars begin their Master in the USA In an effort to increase the number of highly trained Haitian researchers and extension personnel, the U.S. Feed the Future initiative project, is committed to subsidizing the training at Master level of 20 Haitian students…

iciHaiti – UEH : Professors and administrative staff honored by the Rectorate

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – UEH : Professors and administrative staff honored by the Rectorate As part of National Teachers’ Day, which is celebrated on May 17th each year in Haiti, the Rectorate of the State University of Haiti honored faculty members and administrative staff for their commitment and…

Haiti – Economy : Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market Friday in Dajabon, chaos and confusion prevailed for several hours in the binational weekly market of this zone, following an order from the authorities in Port-au-Prince prohibiting the entry…

Haiti – FLASH : Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES Charles Ernest Chatelier, the Director General of the Social and Economic Assistance Fund, confirmed the dismissal of non-essential staff due to severe budgetary constraints preventing the institution from meeting its financial obligations…

iciHaiti – Politics : Tinted windows and abuse of siren

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Tinted windows and abuse of siren In a letter sent to Prime Minister Lafontant, the December 4 Collective, a grouping of Haitian civil society organizations, making himself the spokesman for the silent majority explains that « […] for some years…

Haiti – DR : A gang of Haitian thieves dismantled

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : A gang of Haitian thieves dismantled The Dominican National Police, in collaboration with the Public Prosecutor’s Office, dismantled a gang of Haitians whose members are accused of having broken into churches, electronic equipment companies and computer accessories…

iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Private schools warn the Ministry

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Private schools warn the Ministry Wednesday, on the occasion of National Teachers’ Day, the members of the Association of Private Schools of the Goâvienne Region, which includes 298 member schools of Petit-Goâve and Grand-Goâve, have warned the Ministry of Education of any attempt…

Haiti – Politic : Flag Day, Jovenel Moïse speech in Arcahaie

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politic : Flag Day, Jovenel Moïse speech in Arcahaie «Today we must be careful, so that the enemy of today is not ourselves, it is the division we create between us, it is the intolerance that we have between us…

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse announces difficult decisions to come…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Moïse announces difficult decisions to come… On the eve of the first 100 days in power, President Moses, who was taking stock of the situation on National Television, announced that he would still have to take unpopular decisions, to get the country out of a financial situation…

Haiti – Invitation : Celebration 214th of Flag in Chicago

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Invitation : Celebration 214th of Flag in Chicago Lesly Condé, the Consul General of Haiti in Chicago, made it his duty to remind fellow of all the Midwest that this Thursday May 18, 2017 brings back the 214th anniversary of the creation of the Haitian flag…

Haiti – Politics : 5th general population census, Haiti signs with UN

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : 5th general population census, Haiti signs with UN Wednesday, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Marielle Sander, the representative of the United Nations Population Fund signed an agreement on the 5th General Population Census and habitat in Haiti…

Haiti – Japan : Donation of $18 million for the construction of schools

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Japan : Donation of million for the construction of schools Tuesday, Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti Yoshiaki Hatta and Haitian Chancellor Antonio Rodrigue signed a grant agreement of Government of Japan amounting to $18.2 million through the Japan International Cooperation Agency…

Haiti – France : Presentation of the Legion of Honor to Arielle Jeanty Villedrouin

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – France : Presentation of the Legion of Honor to Arielle Jeanty Villedrouin Tuesday, at a ceremony at the Residence of France, the French Ambassador in Haiti, Elisabeth Beton Delègue, presented the the National Order of the Legion of Honor to Arielle Jeanty Villedrouin, Director General of the IBESR…

Haiti – Army : Embryo of a Military Engineering Corps

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Army : Embryo of a Military Engineering Corps As part of its mission to respond to the government’s defense policy, the Ministry of Defense proceeded between 2012 and 2015, to the training of a total of…

iciHaiti – Prison : Deplorable health condition

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Prison : Deplorable health condition As part of a medical assistance program for detainees, the Hospital of Léogâne « Help Hospital And School » took stock of its interventions in prisons in Haiti…

iciHaiti – Security : Driver hit and vehicle of BSEIPH burned…

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Security : Driver hit and vehicle of BSEIPH burned… The Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities vehemently deplores the attitude of individuals who, during a recent demonstration, hit a driver of the Office and burned his vehicle…

Haiti – Politics : The Mayor of Port-de-Paix on tour in the USA

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : The Mayor of Port-de-Paix on tour in the USA Josué Josue Alusma, the mayor of the town of Port-de-Paix, has been in Florida for a few days as part of a tour aimed to sensitize the Haitian diaspora originating from his commune, to the major problems…

Haiti – FLASH : 10,000 teachers are paid without working

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : 10,000 teachers are paid without working On Friday, Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet, the Minister of Education, answered the questions raised by the Education Commission of the Lower House on the various recurrent problems affecting the Haitian education system…

iciHaiti – Cooperation : Soon opening of an «Expertise France» office

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Cooperation : Soon opening of an «Expertise France» office As part of its mission in Haiti, Sebastien Mosneron Dupin, the Director General of Expertise France participated in a high level working meeting around the soon opening of an Expertise France office in Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – NOTICE : Call for expressions of interest

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Call for expressions of interest As part of a collective program to improve the quality of education and promote social dialogue in Haiti, Solidarité Laïque wishes to develop a broader partnership strategy for organizations…

iciHaiti – Politic : The port economic hub, growth accelerator

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politic : The port economic hub, growth accelerator The engineer Hervé Eveillard, the Director General r of the National Port Authority, sees in the implementation of Port Economy Poles, an option for structuring, which can restore hope and initiative for municipalities in coastal regions…

Haiti – Economy : Rush on gas stations…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Rush on gas stations… Sunday at the announcement of the agreement between the Government and the public transport unions on the amount of fuel price increases at the pump as of Monday, consumers of this precious fuel rushed to service stations to try to fill or reserve…

Haiti – FLASH : New tariffs for tap-tap Metropolitan Region (Official)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : New tariffs for tap-tap Metropolitan Region (Official) Following the agreement between the Government and the trade unions on rising fuel prices at the pump, the Ministry of Social informs that in consultation with the Unions, the tap-tap tariffs…

Haiti – FLASH : New Fuel Prices in Haiti (Official)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : New Fuel Prices in Haiti (Official) In an official notice published Sunday, signed by the Ministers of Economy and Trade, the Government announces the new prices of fuels at the pump that will come into force on Monday, May 15, 2017…

iciHaiti – Patronal feast : Launch of the Saint-Yves festivities

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Patronal feast : Launch of the Saint-Yves festivities As part of the Patronal feast of the Saint-Yves (19 May), thepatron of lawyers and judge of the widows, orphans and the needy, the Bar of Port-au-Prince is planning a week of activities from 15 to 19 May 2017…

Haiti – Spain : Inauguration of the Hispano-Haitian Chamber of Commerce

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Spain : Inauguration of the Hispano-Haitian Chamber of Commerce Monday in Madrid (Spain), Antonio Rodrigue, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Haiti, inaugurated the Hispano-Haitian Chamber of Commerce, created last March at the initiative of the French businesswoman of Galician origin, Isabel Noriega…

Haiti – Politics : Towards a national coverage of the TNH

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Towards a national coverage of the TNH Friday, Gamall Jules Augustin, the new Director General of the National Television of Haiti (TNH) chaired an important working session on the project of National Coverage of State Television Programs…

Haiti – Technology : First International Summit of Women of digital

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Technology : First International Summit of Women of digital Monday at the El Rancho Hotel, the Chamber of Commerce of Women Entrepreneurs of Haiti and the National Council of Telecommunications, will officially launch the first International Summit of Women of digital…

iciHaiti – Social : A JetBlue Flight to Haiti diverted to Bermuda

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Social : A JetBlue Flight to Haiti diverted to Bermuda Saturday, JetBlue flight #1835 , which left the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York at 9:57 am for Port-au-Prince International Airport, was forced to divert his route for an emergency landing…

Haiti – Diaspora : Flag Day, invitation to celebrate

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diaspora : Flag Day, invitation to celebrate Wayne Messam, Mayor of the Town of Miramar in partnership with the Consulate General of Haiti in Miami, are pleased to invite the Haitian community in particular and the general public at the celebration of the 214th anniversary of our bicolour…

Haiti – FLASH : The Ministry of Foreign Affairs close to «bankruptcy»

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The Ministry of Foreign Affairs close to «bankruptcy» Thursday in the Lower House, Chancellor Antonio Rodrigue, questioned on his roadmap by members of the Foreign Affairs Committee, drew up an inventory of his Ministry, describing the situation as very serious and alarming…

Haiti – Literature : Prize Stéphane Hessel 2017, a Haitian rewarded

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Literature : Prize Stéphane Hessel 2017, a Haitian rewarded The Prize Stéphane Hessel 2017 of the Young French writing, organized by the Alliance Francophone, RFI and K Editions, crowned three young authors as part of its 5th edition whose theme was « the hope »…

iciHaiti – Economy : End of the ECOSOC mission

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : End of the ECOSOC mission The United Nations Economic and Social Council Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti (ECOSOC- AHAG) concluded a successful three-day official visit to Haiti…

Haiti – USA : Renewal of the TPS, Congress maintains pressure

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA : Renewal of the TPS, Congress maintains pressure Following the recommendation of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in January 2018, Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. Member of Congress in turn takes the defense of Haitians…

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse distributes tractors

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Moïse distributes tractors Friday, during his second visit to Maissade (Central Department), President Jovenel Moïse, proceeded to the handing of thirty tractors to farmers…

Haiti – Education : D-5, of the diagnostic evaluation of 4th and 7th A.F.

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Education : D-5, of the diagnostic evaluation of 4th and 7th A.F. Pierre Josué Agénor Cadert, the Minister of National Education, confirmed that everything was ready for May 16, scheduled for holding the diagnostic evaluation of learning achievements for students in 4th and 7th Fundamental Year (A.F)…

Haiti – FLASH : Moïse replaces the Director General of the UCREF

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Moïse replaces the Director General of the UCREF President Jovenel Moïse replaced Sonel Jean-Francois, the current Director General of the UCREF, who was behind the investigation report who was involving him in a supposed manipulation of funds and money laundering…

iciHaiti – Diaspora : 28th Anniversary of SOS Operation

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : 28th Anniversary of SOS Operation As part of the celebration of the 28th anniversary of Operation SOS, Consul Lesly Condé of the Consulate General of Haiti in Chicago has delivered a message…

Haiti – Politics : Mayor Chevry celebrates the abolition of slavery in La Rochelle

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Mayor Chevry celebrates the abolition of slavery in La Rochelle Wednesday, at the official invitation of the Mayor of La Rochelle, Jean-François Fountaine, the Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Ralph Youri Chevry attended the celebration ceremony of the abolition of the Slavery and the slave trade…

Haiti – FLASH : Tense negotiations for fuel price

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Tense negotiations for fuel price Wednesday for the third day of negotiations, the government tabled new proposals for price increases, revised slightly…

iciHaiti – Samba 360: Football Clinic in Panyol

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Samba 360: Football Clinic in Panyol The organization Samba 360 which is in Haiti until May 12, this week offered a football clinic in Obléon (Kenscoff) for the benefit of a group of 115 pupils of the Center of Classical Formation of Panyol…

Haiti – Justice : Proposal for a law on the guarantee of land ownership

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Justice : Proposal for a law on the guarantee of land ownership Jean Renel Senatus, organized a working session with representatives of the three branches of government, the judiciary, the executive and the legislature around among others a bill to secure land ownership and protect the real landowners against…

Haiti – Economy : Winair plans to serve Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Winair plans to serve Haiti Winair, a regional airline based in St Maarten, is in the process of starting operations to Curaçao and Port-au-Prince on a weekly basis…

Haiti – FLASH : Regularization of Haitians blocked in Mexico

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Regularization of Haitians blocked in Mexico As the United States continues to tighten migratory measures, the Mexican authorities are offering the 4,000Haitians in an irregular situation, from Brazil, blocked in Tijuana/Mexicali, to regularize their situation…

iciHaiti – Economy : Workshop on Good Governance

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Economy : Workshop on Good Governance This week, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, together with the World Bank and the Central Bank of Haiti are hosting a three-day corporate governance workshop…

Haiti – Sports : Wilfrantz Beaubrun, gold medalist in Tangsudo

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Sports : Wilfrantz Beaubrun, gold medalist in Tangsudo The Minister of Youth and Sports, Lamur, warmly congratulates the brilliant performance of Wilfrantz Beaubrun, gold medalist at the Tangsudo International Tournament, a traditional Korean martial art…

Haiti – Politics : Adoption of the Penal Procedure Bill

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Adoption of the Penal Procedure Bill Our Criminal investigation code, inspired by Napoleon, was promulgated in 1835, in the 19th century and underwent no major changes in 180 years…

iciHaiti – Moto-taxi : Border conflict with the Dominican Republic

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Moto-taxi : Border conflict with the Dominican Republic Tuesday, the Haitian authorities and transport unions protested against a new regulation imposed by Mayor Miguel Cruz of the city of Juana Méndez, which prevents most Haitian moto-taxis…

iciHaiti – FLASH : Deadly assault in Petit-Goâve

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FLASH : Deadly assault in Petit-Goâve Tuesday, early in the morning at the level of Fort-Liberté, two individuals attacked a woman and a man who were going to downtown Petit-Goâve…

Haiti – Politics : Good news for the identification of Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Good news for the identification of Haitians For decades, the Haitian State has faced a serious problem related to its inability to identify all citizens on the national territory and to provide them with a secure identification document…

iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Tour of Health Director of the West

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Petit-Goâve : Tour of Health Director of the West Sunday, Dr. Martial Bénêche, Director of Health of the West, made a surprise visit to the Notre Dame Hospital before going successively to the Rousseau Césaire Health Center in Vialet, and to the Madeleine Health Center…

Haiti – Elections : Important European recommendations

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Elections : Important European recommendations Following the two Electoral Observation Missions (EOMs) and the European Union (EU) Election Experts Mission in Haiti Elena Valenciano, the EOM’s Chief Observer, submitted past week to the Haitian authorities, a series of consolidated recommendations…

Haiti – Education : Threat of unlimited strike

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Education : Threat of unlimited strike On Monday, at the call of the National Union of Normaliens Haïtiens (UNNOH) many public schools followed the call to strike…

Haiti – Invitation : Two Concerts not to be missed

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Invitation : Two Concerts not to be missed D’origine malienne, Oxmo Puccino, one of the most interesting rap artists of the day will perform at the French Institute in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, May 10th and Thursday, May 11th…

iciHaiti – Diaspora : 4th Biennial Haiti Film Fest

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : 4th Biennial Haiti Film Fest As part of Haiti’s heritage month, Haiti Cultural Exchange, a New York-based non-profit organization, announces that the 4th Biennial Haiti Film Fest…

Haiti – FLASH WEATHER : Vigilance maintained, provisional balance sheet

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH WEATHER : Vigilance maintained, provisional balance sheet The rains that fell on almost all departments have caused the death by drowning of a 6 year old boy. In addition, lightning struck a 17-year-old teenager in Sainte-Suzanne. At least 400 families…

iciHaiti – Reservations : Botanical training

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Reservations : Botanical training To help people acquire new knowledge on habitat restoration, reforestation, coastal and urban planning, the team of the Botanical Garden of Les Cayes organizes a training…

Haiti – NOTICE : Road of Bourdon, towards the end of the DINEPA works

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Road of Bourdon, towards the end of the DINEPA works Guito Édouard, the Director General of the DINEPA through the Technical Center of Operation of the Metropolitan Region of Port-au-Prince informs that the rehabilitation work at the Bourdon road will end on…

Haiti – Politics : DR asks UN to help Haiti with «more actions than words»

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : DR asks UN to help Haiti with «more actions than words» Friday, Dominican Minister of Foreign Affairs Miguel Vargas Maldonado asked Antonio Guterres, the new Secretary General of the United Nations, that international solidarity with Haiti is expressed with « more actions than words »…

Haiti – Diaspora : Program of the Haiti Week in Washington DC

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diaspora : Program of the Haiti Week in Washington DC The Haitian Ambassador to Washington D.C, Paul Altidor has sent us the programming of the Haiti Week in DC which will take place in the US capital May 13-21 in partnership with « Busboys and Poets »…

iciHaiti – Education : New promises from the Ministry of Education

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Education : New promises from the Ministry of Education Friday in a press conference, Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, the Minister of National Education, worried about the teachers’ demands, was reassuring about the actions of the Ministry…

Haiti – FLASH : More than 100 pharmacies operate illegally in 5 communes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : More than 100 pharmacies operate illegally in 5 communes Only 4 of the 104 pharmacies listed in 2016 in the communes of Croix-des-Bouquets, Thomazeau, Ganthier, Fonds-Verrette and Cornillon were authorized to operate by the Pharmacy Directorate of the Ministry of Public Health…

Haiti – Economy : Important mission of the ECOSOC in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Important mission of the ECOSOC in Haiti A mission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti will visit Haiti to assess the socio-economic situation and make recommendations on the long-term development of Haiti…

Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Anti-Jovenel Moïse demonstration dispersed in violence

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Petit-Goâve : Anti-Jovenel Moïse demonstration dispersed in violence Thursday, following the dismissal of 7 employees of Petit-Goâve’s National Port Authority (APN), a peaceful protest organized by supporters of the Deputy Germain Alexandre Fils quickly became an anti-Jovenel Moïse demonstration…

iciHaiti – Security : Two dramas of the sea avoided

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Security : Two dramas of the sea avoided The US Coast Guard vessel « Legare » returned to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Thursday after a 35-day surveillance patrol in the Caribbean Sea, specifically in the Windward Passage between Cuba and Hispaniola…

Haiti – FLASH WEATHER : The Ministry of the Interior calls for vigilance

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH WEATHER : The Ministry of the Interior calls for vigilance According to the National Meteorological Center forecasts, the humidity conditions associated with a cold front located in the east of Cuba this Saturday, May 6th, will cause rain and isolated thunderstorm activities on several departments over the next…

Haiti – Duvalier : 3 years after, the silence of justice…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Duvalier : 3 years after, the silence of justice… More than three years after the decision of the Port-au-Prince Court of Appeal to order further investigations into the crimes against humanity committed under Jean-Claude Duvalier’s regime, the victims are still waiting for the result of the…

iciHaiti – FIFA : $500k check of solidarity to the FHF

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FIFA : 0k check of solidarity to the FHF Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino, the FIFA President, thanked the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) in a letter for the warm welcome he received on Saturday 29 April during his flash visit to Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – FLASH : Haiti's economy at the edge of the abyss

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Haiti’s economy at the edge of the abyss Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant drew up an overview which is most worrying, pointing out that almost all the autonomous ministries and institutions of the country are indebted, specifying that some ministries and State institutions are unable to…

Haiti – Agriculture : Investors assess the Dam of Canneau to Verettes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Agriculture : Investors assess the Dam of Canneau to Verettes Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by several local and foreign investors, carried out an evaluation visit of the dam of the town of Canneau, which irrigates 90% of the Artibonite Valley for its upcoming rehabilitation…

iciHaiti – Environment : Towards the end of urban unhealthiness…

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Environment : Towards the end of urban unhealthiness… The Ministry of the Environment, in partnership with several private companies, organized a meeting on the eradication of solid wastes in Haiti and particularly in Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – Diaspora : TPS position of President Jovenel Moïse

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diaspora : TPS position of President Jovenel Moïse While nearly 60,000 of our compatriots in the United States under the Temporary Protection Status, are facing the threat of expulsion. President Jovenel Moïse, speaking of Haiti’s socio-economic and humanitarian situation, spoke out clearly…

Haiti – Social : The body of 15 shipwrecked repatriated to Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : The body of 15 shipwrecked repatriated to Haiti Wednesday, at the request of the Haitian government, the bodies of 15 of our compatriots, drowned on 24 January at the northwestern tip of the island of Providenciales, during a shipwreck where 54 Haitians were missing…

Haiti – FLASH : The driver of President Moïse dead by bullet

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : The driver of President Moïse dead by bullet The living body of Livingston Odni (36), the driver of President Jovenel Moïse, was discovered Thursday in his residence in Clercine. He would have received a bullet near his heart, said Senior Inspector Gary Desrosiers of the PNH…

Haiti – Politics : The Senate asks the Executive to declare the State of Emergency

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : The Senate asks the Executive to declare the State of Emergency Wednesday, following the worsening situation in the Great South which is struggling to recover from Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 and hard hit by torrential rains in recent days, the senators meeting in plenary voted unanimously…

iciHaiti – Politics : Towards the reform of the State Media

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Towards the reform of the State Media Wednesday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse in the presence of the Directors General Gamall Augustin (TNH) and Marc Exavier (RNH), proceeded to the installation of the National Council for the Coordination of State Media and Public Service…

Haiti – Economy : Towards cost-effective projects in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Towards cost-effective projects in Haiti Wednesday, as part of the presentation of the first results of the project « Haiti Priorise» Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation and Bjorn Lomborg, the founding President of Copenhagen Consensus Center (CCC), accompanied by….

iciHaiti – Tourism : Haiti hosts YMCA's annual conference

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Tourism : Haiti hosts YMCA’s annual conference Tuesday, Minister of Tourism Colombe Émilie Jessy Menos participated in the launch of the Annual Conference of the YMCA Alliance of Latin America and the Caribbean…

Haiti – Politics : Tabling of 4 Business Bills

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Tabling of 4 Business Bills Tuesday, at the invitation of the Chamber of Deputies’ Committee on Economy, Finance and Budget, Pierre Marie Du Meny, the Minister of Trade and Industry tabled 4 bills on business intended to create a climate…

Haiti – DR : Seizure of contraband cigarettes from Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Seizure of contraband cigarettes from Haiti Members of the Border Intelligence Service (DOIF) assigned to the Specialized Security Corps (CESFRONT) seized 100 cartons of 10 packages of 20 contraband cigarettes of the « Point » brand…

iciHaiti – IGPNH : 275 police officers suspended, 31 revoked

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – IGPNH : 275 police officers suspended, 31 revoked According to the General Inspectorate of the National Police of Haiti, 75% of the police officers have undergone morality investigations, out them 3/4 in the region of Port-au-Prince. 1,143 police officers have been certified and 58…

Haiti – Politics : OMRH retreats…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : OMRH retreats… Josué Pierre-Louis, General Coordinator of the Office of Management and Human Resources, organized an institutional retreat for the executives of the OMRH, in the Village d’Ennery…

Haiti – Heritage : «Jeu de bâton» a fighting art of the native army

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Heritage : «Jeu de bâton» a fighting art of the native army Monday in Lagrange, the National Bureau of Ethnology organized a show of «Jeu de bâton» (stick game). This tradition that has existed since the colonial period was also a means of combat used by the native army…

iciHaiti – Canada : Did you know ?

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Canada : Did you know ? Since 2010, Canada has contributed more than $ 1.3 billion in international aid to Haiti…

Haiti – FLASH : Black Caucus supports TPS extension

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Black Caucus supports TPS extension Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released a statement on her request with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) that Secretary John Kelly of the Department of Homeland Security extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian…

iciHaiti – Politics : World Press Freedom Day

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : World Press Freedom Day This Wednesday, May 3, Haiti celebrates the This Wednesday, May 3, Haiti celebrates the around the theme « Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies…

Haiti – Security : The National Airport Authority apologizes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : The National Airport Authority apologizes Yesterday Tuesday, following the heavy rains that struck the capital, the Toussaint Louverture International Airport was flooded at the arrival and departure areas, passengers had to remain on board the planes, the flight 2277…

Haiti – France : Rubis Group completes the acquisition of DINASA and SODIGAZ

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – France : Rubis Group completes the acquisition of DINASA and SODIGAZ The French Rubis Group, specialized in the storage and distribution of petroleum products, has finalized the acquisition of 100% of Dinasa and its subsidiary Sodigaz, the leading distributors of fuel products in Haiti…

iciHaiti – Politics : International cooperation in the field of justice

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : International cooperation in the field of justice Heidi Fortuné, Minister of Justice and Public Security, received, to his office, the received the visit of several delegations of representatives of friendly countries and of the International Community…

Haiti – Politic : Minister Limond Toussaint at the patronal feast of Jacmel

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politic : Minister Limond Toussaint at the patronal feast of Jacmel Monday, Limond Toussaint, the Minister of Culture, accompanied by his Director General, Michel Lapin, represented the Government at the Eucharistic celebration of the patron saints of the southeastern metropolis (St. Jacques and St. Philippe)…

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Message from the Chicago Consul

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : Message from the Chicago Consul Saturday, during the 22nd annual fundraising evening of the Haitian Catholic Mission of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Lesly Condé, the Consul General of Haiti of Chicago invited for the occasion, delivered a message…

Haiti – Politics : Launch of the Caravan of Change

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Launch of the Caravan of Change Monday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, has proceeded to the official launch of the Caravan of the change in the locality of Lagrange…

iciHaiti – Environment : Agriculture Day, 5,000 seedlings planted in Panyol

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Environment : Agriculture Day, 5,000 seedlings planted in Panyol On Monday, the Foundation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL), in partnership with the growers’ associations of « Fanm MODEJEP », « Fanm OPDES » and « Fanm k applante » celebrated the celebration of Agriculture and Labor in Panyol, (Kenscoff)…

Haiti – FLASH : TPS, pressures multiply on Government Trump

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : TPS, pressures multiply on Government Trump 416 faith leaders and organizations sent a letter to DHS Secretary John Kelly urging him to extend TPS for at least 18 months, and tomorrow, the Congressional Black Caucus is sending a letter to President Donald Trump…

Haiti – Politics : European Union-Haiti Cooperation Festival

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : European Union-Haiti Cooperation Festival From 2 to 16 May, Europe is celebrated in Haiti. Thanks to a Program prepared by the European Union, in association with the European Union Member States present in Haiti (Germany, France, Spain and the United Kingdom) and numerous partners…

Haiti – Culture : Haiti Week in Washington DC

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : Haiti Week in Washington DC Haitian Ambassador to Washington DC, Paul Altidor announces that Haiti Week in DC 2017 will be held in the US capital May 13-21, in partnership with Busboys and Poets…

iciHaiti – Technology : Mission of Discovery Education International in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Technology : Mission of Discovery Education International in Haiti As part of a partnership with the Ministry of Education, a team of Discovery Education International is conducting an exploratory mission to Haiti, in order to formalize the strengthening and modernization of the Haitian education system…

Haiti – Politics : Caravan of Change D-Day

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Caravan of Change D-Day This Monday, May 1st, in the department of Artibonite, President Jovenel Moïse will officially launch, in the locality Lagrange, the Caravan of Change, which for two months will carry out important infrastructure works…

Haiti – Economy : Creation of 8,000 new jobs in the textile sector

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Creation of 8,000 new jobs in the textile sector Following the agreement signed in November 2016 between Reliable Source Industrial Company, Limited » an international company specialized in the manufacture of sportswear based in Taipei (Taiwan) and Lafito Free Zone…

iciHaiti – Politics : Reopening of National Press

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Reopening of National Press Limond Toussaint, Minister of Culture and Communication, accompanied by Calvin Cadet, its Director General of Communication, this week reopened the State Printing, the National Press…

Haiti – Policy : Installation of the Director of Private Cabinet of PM

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Policy : Installation of the Director of Private Cabinet of PM Thursday, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, proceeded to the installation of Dr. Joseph Guillaume as Director of Private Cabinet and whose mission will be to assist the Prime Minister in the fulfillment of his General Policy…

Haiti – Politics : Moïse receives new FIFA President

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Moïse receives new FIFA President Saturday at the National Palace, President Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, received the new President of the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA), the Italian-Swiss Giani Infantino on a quick visit to Haiti…

iciHaiti – Trade : DR could open its market to Haitian products

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Trade : DR could open its market to Haitian products Thursday after the first official meeting of foreign ministers Antonio Rodrigue (Haiti) and Miguel Vargas (Dominican Republic), the Dominican Chancellor said that at the level of trade it was discussed the abolition…

Haiti – Security : PNH Launches Operation «Hurricane» against crime

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : PNH Launches Operation «Hurricane» against crime At a press briefing, Senior Inspector Gary Desrosiers, Deputy Spokesman for the Haitian National Police (HNP), gave details on « Operation Hurricane », which began deploying last Tuesday. Is aimed at fighting crime and putting bandits out of…

iciHaiti – FLASH : Invitation to the Agricultural, Industrial and Handicraft Fair

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FLASH : Invitation to the Agricultural, Industrial and Handicraft Fair The Ministry of Agriculture invites the population, professionals and partners of the Agricultural Sector in particular, to the Agricultural, Industrial and Handicraft Fair, which will take place from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May at Champ de Mars…

Haiti – Diplomacy : Accreditation of two new ambassadors

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diplomacy : Accreditation of two new ambassadors President Jovenel Moïse received this week at the National Palace the credentials of two new Ambassadors accredited to Haiti: Robert J. H. de Leeuw (United Kingdom of the Netherlands) and José Antonio Segebre Berardinelli…

Haiti – Social : Tributes and condolences to Herby Widmaïer

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Tributes and condolences to Herby Widmaïer President Jovenel Moïse – Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant – Minister of Culture, Limond Toussaint – Laurent Lamothe – Georges B. Sassine (ADIH) – Haiti Jazz Foundation…

iciHaiti – Education : Launch of new radio drama

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Education : Launch of new radio drama This Friday, April 28, Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, Minister of National Education, with the Ambassador of France in Haiti, Elisabeth Beton Delegue, will preside over the launching ceremony of a new radio drama « le Trésor des Lamayotes »…

Haiti – Politics : Moïse seeks to encourage investment

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Moïse seeks to encourage investment Thursday, President Jovenel Moïse went to the Digneron Industrial Park and then to the Caribbean Harvest fish farm in the commune of Croix-des-Bouquets…

iciHaiti – Diaspora : Samuel Pierre receives the El Fasi Prize

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : Samuel Pierre receives the El Fasi Prize At its 4th edition, the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) awarded the El Fasi Prize to Professor Samuel Pierre, a Canadian of Haitian origin, an internationally renowned expert…

Haiti – Politics : Towards the replacement of Senator Guy Philippe

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Towards the replacement of Senator Guy Philippe Pending the verdict of the American justice against the elected Senator Guy Philippe, on July 5, the guilty plea of the Senator and his confession open the door for the CEP to cancel his election…

Haiti – FLASH : 6 teenagers bullet-riddled (Carrefour)

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : 6 teenagers bullet-riddled (Carrefour) Tuesday night at Brochette 95, 6 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 16 were bullet-riddled on Savannah Street, by two unidentified individuals for an unknown reason…

iciHaiti – Sport : FIFA President's flash tour

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Sport : FIFA President’s flash tour The Haitian Football Federation announces that following its invitation, it will receive on Saturday 29 April, the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, accompanied by Victor Montagliani, FIFA Vice-President…

Haiti – DR : First official bilateral meeting of the two Chancellors

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : First official bilateral meeting of the two Chancellors Foreign ministers Antonio Rodrigue (Haiti) and Miguel Vargas (Dominican Republic) will meet this Thursday at the Dominican Chancellery in Santo Domingo to discuss key issues such as immigration, trade and Bilateral cooperation…

Haiti – FLASH TPS : 16 U.S. Senators defend Haitians in the USA

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH TPS : 16 U.S. Senators defend Haitians in the USA Wednesday, following the recommendation of James McCamen, Acting Director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, to end the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, US Senator Bob Mendenez, in a letter to…

Haiti – Security : Heavy rains in figures

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Heavy rains in figures The heavy rains that struck from the 20th to the 24th of April on the departments of South, Southeast, Grand’Anse and Nippes caused floods, landslides and extensive damage…

Haiti – FLASH : Individuals shoot at Red Cross vehicle

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Individuals shoot at Red Cross vehicle Wednesday around 10:30 am, a vehicle bearing the emblem of the Haitian Red Cross was attacked by unidentified armed individuals who fired at passengers at point-blank range…

iciHaiti – FLASH : The border blocked for a few hours

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FLASH : The border blocked for a few hours On Tuesday at the border of Jimani-Malpasse, demonstrators barricaded early in the morning, on the Haitian side, the exit of the border gate of Jimani with barricades and a truck. For nearly three hours, all commercial activities…

Haiti – Economy : Inflation rises again

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Inflation rises again During the month of March 2017, the Consumer Price Index rose by + 1.2% on a monthly basis, compared with + 1.1% in February and + 14.3% year-on-year, compared with + 13.9% in the previous month…

Haiti – Security : CONATEL prepares for next cyclone season

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : CONATEL prepares for next cyclone season Jean Marie Altema, Director General of the National Telecommunications Council, organized a working session with telecommunications operators Digicel, Natcom and Access Haiti in preparation for the…

Haiti – Politics : The Government in solidarity with the victims of the South

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : The Government in solidarity with the victims of the South Monday, following the heavy rains that hit particularly the South of Haiti, Prime Minister Lafontant went to the scene to assess the situation. In Les Cayes, the Prime Minister chaired a high level meeting with…

Haiti – Diplomacy : New Dominican Ambassador to Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Diplomacy : New Dominican Ambassador to Haiti Dominican President Danilo Medina will appoint in the next few hours Alberto Despradel aka « Chico » as the new ambassador of the Dominican Republic in Haiti…

Haiti – NOTICE : Shipowners, sailors, captains and boat owners

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : Shipowners, sailors, captains and boat owners Dieudonné Bruno, Director General of the Maritime and Navigation Service of Haiti reminds the general public and shipowners, sailors, captains and boat owners in particular, that they are invited to appear to the SEMANAH office…

Haiti – DR : Seizure of more than 2,200 false documents in the hands of Haitians

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Seizure of more than 2,200 false documents in the hands of Haitians During the last 9 months, the Directorate General of Migration in the Dominican Republic has seized 2,202 false or modified documents during national control operations, on the migration situation of foreigners (Haitians)…

Haiti – Montreal : 4 young entrepreneurs represent Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Montreal : 4 young entrepreneurs represent Haiti From April 25 to 30, in Montreal, 4 young Haitian entrepreneurs : Mélior Joseph, Abner Volsaint, Makendy Smith and Marc-Edwens Thélusma will represent Haiti at the Young Francophone Entrepreneurs Meeting, which will bring together more than 300 young…

Haiti – Education : Ministry prepares for 2017 State exams

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Education : Ministry prepares for 2017 State exams Jackson Pléteau, the Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Education chaired a working meeting around the State examinations, between the Directorates involved and the Examination Organizing Committee…

Haiti – FLASH : PM's cortege killed one, wounded one

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : PM’s cortege killed one, wounded one Monday, following the heavy rains that hit particularly the South of Haiti, Prime Minister Lafontant at the head of a delegation went on the site to assess the situation and plan the response…

Haiti – NOTICE : False seismic news

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – NOTICE : False seismic news The engineer Nicole Yolette Altidor, Director General of the Ministry of the Environment and the engineer Claude Prépetit, Director General of the Bureau of Mines and Energy, note that for some time…

Haiti – FLASH : Distribution of passports and other documents in DR

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Distribution of passports and other documents in DR The Embassy of Haiti in the Dominican Republic will deliver from Friday 28 April 2017 the 7,000 extracts from the archives, 1,900 National Identification Cards and 10,000 passports…

Haiti – Security : Chilean battalion pack up

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Chilean battalion pack up Sandra Honoré, the head of the UN Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah), presided last week the ceremony marking the end of operations of the Chilean battalion based in Cap Haitien…

Haiti – Mexico : More than 1,000 Haitians already regularized

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Mexico : More than 1,000 Haitians already regularized Francisco Rueda Gómez, the Secretary General of the Mexican Government, announced that out of 2,400 Haitian citizens blocked in Baja California who have applied for regularization, 1,100 have already received permits…

iciHaiti – Politics : Minister Fleurant wishes to collaborate with UNOPS

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Minister Fleurant wishes to collaborate with UNOPS Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, recently received a visit from Michel Bonenfant, the Director of the UN Office for Project Services in Haiti. They spoke on the main lines of action of this UN agency…

Haiti – Security : New measures to secure the population

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : New measures to secure the population At a press briefing, Jeantel Joseph, the Secretary of State for Public Security, said last week, that in terms of security, he already had control of all the regions of the country…

iciHaiti – Social : Fair of Digital businesses

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Social : Fair of Digital businesses As part of program « Haïti numérique 2030″ , the Haitian Caribbean Information Technology Council (HACARABTECH) is organizing the « Salon des métiers du digital » (Fair of Digital businesses)…

Haiti – Health : No synthetic food products in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Health : No synthetic food products in Haiti Following the circulation of false information since the end of 2016, on the presence of synthetic plastic food products in Haiti, in particular imported rice and pasta; The Ministry of Commerce, unveiled the results of an investigation…

Haiti – Social : Visit of the First Lady to the communal Asylum

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : Visit of the First Lady to the communal Asylum On Saturday, First Lady Martine Moïse, accompanied by Roosevelt Bellevue, Minister of Social Affairs and Deputy Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Kettyna Bellabe visited the communal Asylum of Port-au-Prince…

Haiti – Culture : Vote on the law on aid to Haitian artists

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Culture : Vote on the law on aid to Haitian artists The Ministry of Culture and Communication welcomed the unanimous vote in the Senate this week of the proposed legislation on the promotion of culture and assistance to artists and artisans…

iciHaiti – Culture : Intellectual Property Week (Program)

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Culture : Intellectual Property Week (Program) At the initiative of the Haitian Copyright Office (BHADA), in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Commerce, will be held a week of intellectual property from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April, dedicated to the memory of…

Haiti – DR : Dominicans militarily strengthen their border

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Dominicans militarily strengthen their border Rubén Darío Paulino Sem, the Dominican Minister of Defense announced that following the confirmation of the departure of the Minustah in Haiti, of measures to strengthen security along the 391km of border have already begun…

iciHaiti – FLASH : Flooding in Les Cayes

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – FLASH : Flooding in Les Cayes Following persistent rain activities in Haiti and the saturation of soil observed in some parts of the country…

Haiti – FLASH : Rebound in the case of Guy Philippe

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Rebound in the case of Guy Philippe While the trial in the United States of elected Senator Guy Philippe is scheduled for 1 May and he had decided to plead not guilty, his lawyers, following an agreement with the prosecutor decided to change their plea…

Haiti – FLASH : Towards the recruitment of first soldiers

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Towards the recruitment of first soldiers Thursday in the Senate Hervé Denis, Minister of Defense responding to a question on the establishment of the army of Haiti, responded the Senators that he had already initiated the administrative process leading to the recruitment of the first soldiers…

Haiti – Europe : Additional 4 million for Post-Matthew recovery

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Europe : Additional 4 million for Post-Matthew recovery Charles Jean-Jacques National Authorizing Officer of the EDF, Carmel André Béliard, Minister of Agriculture, European Union Ambassador, Vincent Degert and Bénédicte Gazon, Director of the AFD, have signed a financing agreement…

iciHaiti – Tourism : Accessibility for people with disabilities

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Tourism : Accessibility for people with disabilities Thursday, the Ministry of Tourism hosted the second morning on Accessibility and Diversity, which was organized around the theme « Promote tourism infrastructures and offers accessible to all…

Haiti – Politics : Fructuous Forum of the Diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : Fructuous Forum of the Diaspora Thursday, as part of the commemoration of the National Diaspora Day, during the Diaspora Forum, convened by Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians Living Abroad several subjects…

iciHaiti – Politics : Government faced the Senate

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : Government faced the Senate Thursday in the Senate, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontont, accompanied by his ministerial cabinet, responded to questions from senators on the roadmaps distributed to ministers…

Haiti – FLASH : Final Results ASEC, CASEC and City Delegate

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Final Results ASEC, CASEC and City Delegate Following the judgments of the National Electoral Disputes Bureau (BCEN) and after deliberation and in accordance with Article 188 of the Electoral Decree of 2 March 2015, the CEP proclaimed the final results of the Election of Local Authorities…

Haiti – FLASH : Promises of President Moïse to the diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : Promises of President Moïse to the diaspora Wednesday, at the Hotel Karibe, Stéphanie Auguste the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, launched the commemorative activities of the National Diaspora Day (JND) around the theme « Advocating for a better integration of the Haitian diaspora…

Haiti – Politics : The entire Government convened to the Senate

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : The entire Government convened to the Senate Youri Latortue, the President of the Senate, announced that Prime Minister Lafontant, accompanied by the 18 ministers of his Government, is expected to Senate this Thursday to explain…

Haiti – DR : Launch of the Diaspora Week

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – DR : Launch of the Diaspora Week Monday to the University of Central del Este (UCE), San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic, Stéphanie Auguste, Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, launched the 6th edition of Diaspora Week…

Haiti – Politics : For a better integration of the diaspora

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Politics : For a better integration of the diaspora uesday at the Primature Stéphanie Auguste, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE), met with the press about the commemorative activities of the National Diaspora Day…

iciHaiti – Taxation : Did you know ?

Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Taxation : Did you know ? Only a law may create, increase, reduce, amend or delete a tax. Any municipal by-law or rules aiming to create a tax not provided for by law or to amend a tax established by law is illegal…

Haiti – Social : The singer Émeline Michel denies and reassures…

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Social : The singer Émeline Michel denies and reassures… The famous singer Émeline Michel, of Haitian origin was the victim of a false information announcing her death in Florida. In a message she denies and reassures her fans worried as well as her family…

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