CARICOM concerned by developments in Haiti

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad  — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are likely to issue a statement regarding the ongoing political developments in the Haiti where opposition parties have been staging street demonstrations to force President Jovenel Moise out of office. Continue reading

Letter To The Editor: A Better Job Needed To Protect Women’s Rights

In the article, More Than A Quarter Of Women Affected By Physical or Sexual Abuse in Haiti, Pan American Health Organizations Says, you highlighted some data that people all around the world need to hear. While all countries around the world know that violence happens in relationships, especially in America, there is a problem with the justice after a situation occurs. Continue reading

Haiti Boy With Dangerous Tumor Receives ‘Miracle’ Thanks To Colorado Missionary

John Olivier, a native of Haiti, lived the past several years with a growing tumor on his jaw. Better known as “Little John,” the tumor was growing so significantly, it was effecting his speech and the way his teeth were aligned. Continue reading

Trump Is Trying to Deport Haitian Immigrants. They’re Fighting Back.

Wilna Destin’s eyes fill with tears when she talks about her 10-year-old son. She describes how frightened he is she will leave him. He asks who will hug him, or make him dinner, or help him with his homework if she goes away. She tries to reassure him, but this is not just normal separation anxiety—his fears are well-founded. Continue reading

Haiti’s First Lady Denies Attending Meeting with Gangs

Martine Moise denied rumors that she attended a meeting with gang leaders at La Saline. She also said she doesn't know any gang leader called Bout Jeanjean. On the contrary, she called for courage and perseverance in light of the severe social unrests that are gripping the country, Radio Metropole reports Continue reading

Four new Days of Protests Called for Across Haiti

Several opposition socio-political organizations have announced four new days of mobilizations in Port-au-Prince and provincial cities to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse and ask about the waste of PetroCaribe funds.

These demonstrations will happen on December 5th, December 9th and 16th and on January 1st, 2019, Alterpresse reports Continue reading

Haiti wins Two Awards at the 10th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Haiti won two awards at the second annual Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum Industry Awards. The companies, 10Power, 121 Consulting and SMA were awarded in the category of “Environmental and Social Impacts Project” for a project they carried out for UNICEF in Haiti. This project, up to now is the world's largest UNICEF solar installation, Le Nouvelliste reports Continue reading

Haiti : Illegal Arms Case of Several Public Figures goes on

On Monday Dieunel Lumeran, the investigating judge, officially issued the order closing the investigation report on the seizure of the shipment of illegal firearms and ammunition in September 2016 at Saint Marc. Nine people have been indicted. The others are on the run. Godson Orelus, Sandra Thelusma, Jimmy Joseph, Junior Joel Joseph, Monplaisir Edouard, Ronald Nelson aka Roro Nelson, André Jonas Vladimir Paraison, Durand Charles and Reginald Delva are indicted on the following counts: fire and ammunition, contraband, forgery and use of forgery, money laundering and criminal conspiracies, Le National reports Continue reading

Center of Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Haiti Holds Forum

Last week The Center of entrepreneurship and leadership in Haiti wrapped up its 7th edition of its forum on entrepreneurship. Exhibitions, sharing experiences between entrepreneurs working in the field of waste processing (garbage transformation) , competitions marked this last day. With this forum Rock André, the center's general manager hope that more people will be aware of the problems of waste management in Haiti and see garbage differently, Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

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