Archive for February 7th, 2018

WINAIR announces direct service to Curaçao, Santo Domingo and Haiti as of February 26

February 7, 2018
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WINAIR announces direct service to Curaçao, Santo Domingo and Haiti as of February 26

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten aviation company WINAIR has announced direct service to Curaçao, Santo Domingo, and Haiti, commencing February 26, 2018. “We will offer daily service to Curaçao, five flights per week to Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic, two flights a week to Port au Prince – Haiti,” the airline announced on Wednesday....
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Haiti tablet company continues to defy odds Surtab putting more focus on education applications

February 7, 2018
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Haiti tablet company continues to defy odds Surtab putting more focus on education applications

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – In our final report on Haiti tonight, we take you back to a factory in Port-au-Prince that’s providing high-tech hope and changing so many lives in the process. Four years ago, Local 10 was the first to feature the Surtab company. The small tech firm opened Haiti’s first tablet computer factory. We...
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Haiti braces for mass return of migrants from US

February 7, 2018
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Haiti braces for mass return of migrants from US

In November 2017, the Trump administration announced it would end a programme that has allowed tens of thousands of Haitians to live and work in the US since a devastating earthquake hit their country eight years ago. Haiti is now bracing for a mass return of its citizens. The country is currently in the...
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Helping Those in Need: Reservists Continue to Deliver Aid to Haiti

February 7, 2018
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Helping Those in Need: Reservists Continue to Deliver Aid to Haiti

By Air Force Maj. Wayne Capps 315th Airlift Wing CONTACT AUTHOR PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 7, 2018 —Air Force reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered nearly 100,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti, Feb. 3-4. Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing unload a well-drilling truck in Port-au Prince,...
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Humanitarian Funding Update January 2018 – United Nations Coordinated Appeals

February 7, 2018
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Humanitarian Funding Update January 2018 – United Nations Coordinated Appeals

DOWNLOAD PDF HERE Total requirements: $23.18 B People in need: 137.0 M People to receive aid: 94.0 M Countries affected: 26 In January, five humanitarian response plans outlined in the GHO 2018 were officially launched: these were for the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Somalia and Yemen. A special...
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Trenton makes a wish to help children of Haiti

February 7, 2018
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Trenton makes a wish to help children of Haiti

By Kuhl, Nick on February 7, 2018. Nikki Jamieson Southern Alberta Newspapers – Picture Butte ssnews@sunnysouthnews.com A 13-year old in Picture Butte is getting clean water to children in Haiti with his wish. Trenton Dyck was diagnosed with stage four alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS) in October 2017. When the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada approached...
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Why it’s gotten harder for LGBT people in Haiti since the earthquake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 7, 2018
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Why it’s gotten harder for LGBT people in Haiti since the earthquake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The name of Haiti’s most prominent LGBT rights organization is Kouraj (Haitian Creole for courage) — with good reason. The group’s headquarters have moved three times after attacks. The current office is on a side street, unmarked, with a plainclothes security guard out front. But inside there’s no question where you are. The reception area is...
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Exhibition of artists «Kalfou Richès» not to be missed

February 7, 2018
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Exhibition of artists «Kalfou Richès» not to be missed

Starting Wednesday, February 7 in Port-au-Prince, in the perimeter of the National Palace and the Museum of the Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) will be held the exhibition “I remember…” (Je me souviens…) portraits of some great figures and groups having marked Haitian music from 1940 to the present day, works of 8 painters from...
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