Archive for January 2nd, 2016

Haiti’s president announces run-off vote on 17 January

January 2, 2016
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Haiti’s president announces run-off vote on 17 January

BBC News Image copyright AP Image caption President Michel Martelly is constitutionally barred from seeking re-election Haiti’s President Michel Martelly says the run-off election to choose his successor will be held on 17 January. The run-off was due to take place last week, but was postponed after opposition factions alleged fraud during the first...
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New Year Message by Sandra Honoré

January 2, 2016
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New Year Message by Sandra Honoré

In a note, Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Haiti, presents her most sincere good wishes to the Haitians for the new year 2016. She also wishes the entire Haitian people that the New Year be a year of peace and prosperity and salutes the courage and...
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Zika Virus Appears in Puerto Rico

January 2, 2016
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Zika Virus Appears in Puerto Rico

(CNNsucks)Health officials in Puerto Rico reported the island’s first case of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus recently linked to the rise of a serious neurological disorder among newborns in Brazil. “There is no reason for alarm, and the public should continue to take commonsense steps to avoid mosquito bites,” Puerto Rican Congressman Pedro Pierluisi said...
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