Le gouvernement encourage les investissements directs dans le pays

April 7, 2014
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Le gouvernement encourage les investissements directs dans le pays

Le gouvernement encourage les investissements directs dans le paysEn marge de sa visite à l’usine de la Brasserie Nationale (Brana), le lundi 7 avril 2014, le Premier ministre, S.E.M. Laurent Lamothe, renouvelle aux investisseurs et entrepreneurs étrangers le soutien ferme de son gouvernement, dans la perspective de la création d’emplois, de croissance et de...
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Cérémonie de commémoration du 211ème anniversaire de la Mort de Toussaint Louverture

April 7, 2014
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Cérémonie de commémoration du 211ème anniversaire de la Mort de Toussaint Louverture

Le Chef de l’Etat, accompagné du premier ministre Laurent Lamothe et Stevenson Jacques Thimoléon, respectivement Premier Ministre et Président de la Chambre des Députés, a déposé une gerbe de fleurs au pied du Monument Toussaint Louverture, au Champ de Mars Moment de recueillement Salutations d’usage Le Président de la Cour de cassation, Me Anel...
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GEORGE RACINE – UPSET AS WIFE MAGALI FIRED AS MINISTER OF SPORTS, PLANS MASSIVE MANIFESTATION AGAINST PRIME MINISTER LAMOTHE

April 7, 2014
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GEORGE RACINE – UPSET AS WIFE MAGALI FIRED AS MINISTER OF SPORTS, PLANS MASSIVE MANIFESTATION AGAINST PRIME MINISTER LAMOTHE

April 7, 2014 This shows you how stupid some of Michel Martelly’s supporters can be. George Racine, and his wife Magali, have eaten at the Martelly trough since his inauguration, as friends of the family. Because of this, Magali became Minister of Sports, a position she filled with less than competence. In fact, she...
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Le Gouvernement veut implémenter un projet de fabrication des briquettes de charbon à Bernagousse

April 6, 2014
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Le Gouvernement veut implémenter un projet de fabrication des briquettes de charbon à Bernagousse

Port-au-Prince, le 6 avril 2014. – Le Gouvernement, via le Bureau de la Ministre Déléguée auprès du Premier Ministre Chargée des Droits Humains et de la Lutte contre la Pauvreté Extrême, a réalisé les 3 et 4 avril 2014, une mission exploratoire à Bernagousse (Grand’Anse) pour étudier la possibilité d’implémenter, dans cette section communale...
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L’éducation et la religion sont-elles les causes primordiales de l’échec socioculturel haïtien ?

April 6, 2014
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L’éducation et la religion sont-elles les causes primordiales de l’échec socioculturel haïtien ?

Ce titre s’inspire d’une réflexion affichée sur un réseau Internet par un usager, qui souvent suscite des débats par ses interrogations sur la société haïtienne. Bien que cet intéressant internaute  lance d’habitude son sujet par le biais d’une question, il a, cette fois, formulé son opinion personnelle, puis invité les interlocuteurs à partager leurs...
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The pathogen detectives: sourcing the post-earthquake cholera outbreak in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 6, 2014
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The pathogen detectives: sourcing the post-earthquake cholera outbreak in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Scinetificamerican.com By S.E. Gould Natural disasters such as earthquakes can have far-reaching effects beyond the damage caused on the day they occur. The 2010 earthquake in Haiti damaged the already limited sanitation systems leading to areas without adequate toilet and washing facilities; perfect for the spread of infection diseases. Sure enough 9 months following...
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Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 6, 2014
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Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(Reuters) – For decades the mostly dirt-poor residents of the small island of Ile-à-Vache off Haiti’s south coast lived in anonymity, virtually ignored by the government and visited only by the most adventurous backpackers and yachters. Then in 2012, helicopters started dropping off big shots: Haiti’s president, Michel Martelly, Bill Clinton, ad agency models...
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A Music Of Exile: Haiti During The Duvalier Years

April 5, 2014
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A Music Of Exile: Haiti During The Duvalier Years

NPR.org From Ricky Ricardo to the Buena Vista Social Club, Cuban music has always seemed to find big audiences here in the U.S.; for lots of people, it’s become the sound of the Caribbean. A new compilation hopes to expand our horizons a bit by introducing the sounds that came out of Haiti, before...
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Facilitation de commerce extérieur, Haïti 125e sur 138 e

April 5, 2014
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Facilitation de commerce extérieur, Haïti 125e sur 138 e

Dans le rapport du Forum économique mondial sur la facilitation de commerce extérieur présenté le jeudi 3 avril par le Group Croissance, Haïti est classée 125e sur 138 pays. Ce qui peut être considéré comme une bonne nouvelle; Haïti ne se retrouve plus dans le peloton des dix derniers comme d’habitude mais plutôt parmi...
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Nouveau cabinet d’ouverture et d’efficacité

April 5, 2014
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Nouveau cabinet d’ouverture et d’efficacité

Nesmy MANIGAT Ministre de l’Education Nationale et de la Formation Professionnelle Wilson LALEAU :Ministre du Commerce et de l’Industrie Ministre de la defense Rudy HERIVEAUX : ministre de la communicaton Patrick Sully JOSEPH Ministre Délégué auprès du Premier Ministre, Chargé du Renforcement des Partis Politiques Charles JEAN-JACQUES Ministre des Affaires Sociales et du Travail...
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Treaty’s tighter adoption rules kick in for Haiti

April 4, 2014
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Treaty’s tighter adoption rules kick in for Haiti

By TRENTON DANIEL  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Foreigners seeking to adopt a child from Haiti will now have better assurances the new family member wasn’t trafficked. The Hague Adoption Convention took effect in Haiti this week after Haitian officials demonstrated their country has adopted legislation to follow the treaty’s provisions. Under the pact’s terms,...
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Drought worsens food crisis in poverty-stricken Haiti

April 4, 2014
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Drought worsens food crisis in poverty-stricken Haiti

By Agence France-Presse Friday, April 4, 2014 17:07 EDT The World Food Program sounded an alarm Friday over arid conditions in northwest Haiti that have worsened an already dire food shortage in this impoverished country. “The situation is worrying,” said Peter de Clercq, an official at the United Nations, which runs the international food...
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Haiti and Hurricane Katrina inspire revolutionary new disaster shelter

April 4, 2014
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Haiti and Hurricane Katrina inspire revolutionary new disaster shelter

The Guardian.uk Cheap, portable, reusable Exo shelters aim to improve how governments come to the aid of victims of natural disasters • The shelters redefining emergency housing – in pictures Exo units by Reaction Housing are cheaper than other forms of disaster relief and is safer, reusable and faster to deploy. Following the earthquake...
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Heineken: $100Mm investment in Haiti brewery

April 4, 2014
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Heineken: $100Mm investment in Haiti brewery

By TRENTON DANIEL PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Dutch brewer Heineken announced Friday that it is investing $100 million in its Haiti production plant that makes the popular lager Prestige. The relatively large investment is significant because many international companies have been reluctant to spend money in Haiti because of a business climate hampered...
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Haiti cholera plan drags as rain begins

April 4, 2014
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Haiti cholera plan drags as rain begins

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com When Haiti’s health ministry reported it had only registered 2,228 cases of cholera at the end of a two-month period this year, it was the first time since the outbreak exploded almost four years ago that so few people had become sickened by the disease. But the dramatic drop earlier...
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Haiti PM Shakes up Cabinet for 3rd Time in 2 Years

April 3, 2014
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Haiti PM Shakes up Cabinet for 3rd Time in 2 Years

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti April 3, 2014 (AP) By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press Haiti’s prime minister used Twitter on Wednesday to announce he was replacing about half of the 22-member Cabinet, marking the third major government shake-up in less than two years. There had been talk since November that Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe wanted to change...
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Singer BélO, inspired by his roots as a ‘Native Born’ Haitian and the strength of his country

April 3, 2014
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Singer BélO, inspired by his roots as a ‘Native Born’ Haitian and the strength of his country

By Celia Wren,Washington Post An artwork’s title can be an affirmation. For BélO, the Haitian singer and guitarist known for his catchy reggae- and world beat-influenced music and for his dedication to social issues, the title of his fourth album, “Natif Natal,” serves just that function. “‘Natif Natal’ is a way for me to...
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First edition of the Haitian Leadership Academy

April 3, 2014
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First edition of the Haitian Leadership Academy

Haiti Libre: From April 4 to 6, Junior Chamber International (JCI Haiti) is organizing the first edition of the Leadership Academy, to strengthen the capacities of Young Leaders of Haiti, in the conference room of the Faculty of Medicine of the University Notre Dame d’Haiti. This activity will take place under the theme “Uniting...
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Bill Clinton and Tanya Taylor: Changing the World, One Coffee at a Time

April 3, 2014
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Bill Clinton and Tanya Taylor: Changing the World, One Coffee at a Time

by Tanya Edwards Last month, designer Tanya Taylor traveled to Haiti with President Bill Clinton to visit the Haiti Coffee Academy (yum!) she built in partnership with the Clinton Foundation. She visited the rural roasting facility that supports up to 250 seasonal workers, teaches sustainable skills, and helps the ongoing reforestation efforts in the...
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Le nouveau cabinet ministériel

April 3, 2014
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Le nouveau cabinet ministériel

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 02 avril 2014 –/ Par arrêté en date du 2 avril 2014, un nouveau Cabinet ministériel a été formé dont la composition est la suivante : Le citoyen Laurent Salvador LAMOTHE est nommé Ministre de la Planification et de la Coopération Externe; Le citoyen Duly BRUTUS est nommé Ministre des...
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