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Effondrement du pont sur la route 9/ Collapse of the bridge on Route 9

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès de l’Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Le Pont sur la Route 9 s’est effondré ce matin. …

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Zika virus infection could trigger Guillain–Barré syndrome

Observations from French Polynesia during a Zika virus outbreak 2 years ago add the virus to the list of pathogens that can trigger Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS), a severe neurological disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness that can result in respiratory failure. The findings of the new case–control study, published in The Lancet, could have important implications for the Latin American…

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GASOLINE TRUCK EXPLODES AT TOTAL STATION IN HINCHE KILLING 7 BURNING MANY

A large fuel truck pulled into the major TOTAL service station in Hinche today. As the driver prepared to pump gas into the underground storage tanks fuel vapors were ignited by charcoal fires used for cooking corn. A massive explosion resulted in which 7 were incinerated and dozens badly burned. Hinche Gas truck explodes

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Protests continue against Hillary Clinton’s role in Haiti after earthquake

caribbean360.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thursday March 17, 2016 – Six years after Haiti was devastated by the massive 2010 earthquake, many people in the impoverished Caribbean country continue to hold Hillary Clinton’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation responsible for a recovery effort that cost billions for what is widely perceived to be little return. The New York Times reports that…

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U.N. demands Haiti put delayed presidential elections back on track

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Concerned that Haiti’s ongoing political impasse will divert attention from a deteriorating humanitarian and economic crisis, the U.N. Security Council on Thursday called on Haitian leaders to implement — without delay — a Feb. 5 agreement to quickly resume the country’s interrupted electoral process. “All stakeholders need to work together in good faith to conclude the…

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Haiti’s only path to institutional and political stability is going to the polls – UN envoy

UN News Centre: Casting a ballot in the second round of senatorial and parliamentary elections and the first round for a new president in Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, 25 October 2015. Photo UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 17 March 2016 – A protracted political crisis in Haiti may hamper the stabilization gains achieved in recent year and further decline the island nation’s…

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Le « Core Group » exprime sa grande préoccupation quant aux retards observés dans la mise en œuvre de l’Accord du 5 février

Port-au-Prince, le 16 mars 2016 – La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies et les autres membres de la communauté internationale en Haïti représentés au sein du « Core Group » (les Ambassadeurs du Brésil, du Canada, de la France, de l’Espagne, des États-Unis d’Amérique, de l’Union Européenne et le Représentant spécial de l’Organisation des États Américains) notent…

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Un vote politico-historique contre le pouvoir exécutif de Jocelerme Privert.

Cette nouvelle séance à la chambre  des députés  ce  vendredi 18 mars 2016 devrait être un vote politico-historique, car serait de la bonne guerre de corriger le cahier de l’exécutif en  organisant une manifestation anti-parlementaires  en marge de la séance d’hier. En écoutant les  déclarations des représentants de Groupe du Parlement  ce  matin à travers  les  médias , ça  me…

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Haiti goes under U.N. spotlight after lawmakers fail to vote new cabinet- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 17, 2016 Haiti’s new interim Prime Minister Fritz Jean, right, speaks with France’s Ambassador to Haiti Elisabeth Beton Delegue during the reception after his induction ceremony at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Jean is an economist and former governor of Haiti’s central bank. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline Charles The United Nations’ special…

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Tsunami Warning Exercise

Haiti Libre: This Thursday, March 17, Haiti participates in the regional tsunami warning exercise “Caribe Wave 16”, alongside thirty countries and territories in the Caribbean. During this exercise, the actors in the region responsible for Emergency Management will test the early warning system for tsunamis and other coastal hazards set up in 2005 under the aegis of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic…