Archive for December 29th, 2017

Haiti one of the 3 worst countries to do business

December 29, 2017
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Haiti one of the 3 worst countries to do business

According to the 12th edition of the annual report Best Countries for Business of the renowned Forbes Magazine that has just been made public, Haiti ranks among the 3 worst countries to do business, 151st out of 153 countries just ahead of the Gambia (152nd) and Chad 153rd last… Among other factors, weak infrastructure,...
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Petit-Gôave : The Coalition PHTK and allies, threaten to block the RN #2

December 29, 2017
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Petit-Gôave : The Coalition PHTK and allies, threaten to block the RN #2

Haiti Libre: Members of the PHTK Base Coalition and allies of Petit-Goâve threaten to block the national road #2 by December 31, 2017 and once again ask the administration Moïse-Lafontant to respect their promises to them, of integration into the public service and to appoint them as agreed during the month of December 2017....
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Transplantation of 85,000 mangrove seedlings

December 29, 2017
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Transplantation of 85,000 mangrove seedlings

Haiti Libre: Following the study conducted by UN-Environment Haiti, supported by the Ministry of the Environment in January 2017, to identify threats, pressures and constraints underwent mangrove ecosystems in an area of 127.947 ha located in the communes of St Jean du Sud and Abacou. The results of this study revealed that a large...
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This Group Slams Donald Trump On Alleged Haiti AIDS Comment

December 29, 2017
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This Group Slams Donald Trump On Alleged Haiti AIDS Comment

NAACP President Derrick Johnson News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: A US rights group is clapping back at Donald Trump over derogatory comments he allegedly made about Haitian immigrants. President and CEO of the NAACP, Derrick Johnson, has slammed the US President over a New York Times report that claimed Donald...
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Petit-Goâve : New police commissioner

December 29, 2017
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Petit-Goâve : New police commissioner

Haiti Libre: We learned from a reliable source that the current head of the Departmental Department of the Judicial Police (SDPJ) of the West, Commissioner Zamor Jhon Joseph, will be installed this Friday as new Police Commissioner of the Commissariat of the commune of Petit-Goâve around 1:30 pm. He will replace the Commissioner Patrick...
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Funeral Set For Catholic Priest Murdered In Haiti

December 29, 2017
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Funeral Set For Catholic Priest Murdered In Haiti

Father Joseph Simoly, c, was murdered in Haiti. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: A Haitian Catholic priest who was gunned down in Frères, Haiti last Thursday, Dec. 21st, will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Port-au-Prince. Father Joseph Simoly, 54, was attacked not far from his...
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The United States supports the new Border Police

December 29, 2017
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The United States supports the new Border Police

Haiti Libre: Chargé d’Affaires Robin Diallo, Bureau of Narcotics and Enforcement Affairs (INL), Director Nicholas Hilgert, and other Embassy personnel have participated in the first graduation ceremony for the newly-formed Border Police and the inaugural ceremony of the new Border Police (PoliFront) Headquarters in Tabarre. Diallo congratulated President Moïse for the government’s support to...
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Epidemiological Update – Cholera – 28 December 2017

December 29, 2017
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Epidemiological Update – Cholera – 28 December 2017

Cholera in the Americas – Situation summary In the Americas Region, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 50 of 2017, a total of 13,582 suspected cholera cases were reported on the island of Hispaniola, of which 99% occurred in Haiti (13,468 cases, including 157 deaths). 1 During the same period, 62 suspected cholera...
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