Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Haiti

Cuba and Norway Sign Agreement to Help...

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba and Norway signed on Thursday in this capital a triangular agreement for the implementation of the third program of humanitarian...

A 7-Story Vision of Haiti’s Future Being...

From the once devastated grounds of Delmas, Haiti, a new all-glass complex will rise as a vision of Haiti’s future. Commissioned, designed and constructed...

Haiti’s $20 Billion Worth of Gold Must...

Haiti is reportedly on the cusp of a gold rush, with exploration proceeding apace for an estimated $20bn worth of precious minerals buried beneath...

Mark Zuckerberg’s College Roommate is Haiti’s Best...

PÉTIONVILLE, Haiti — The Haitian Olympic Committee occupies two floors of a three-story building at 48 Rue Clerveaux. On the ground level sits the...

Haitians Protest Government Eviction

A protest group more than 1,000 strong has marched into the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince to combat the government’s plans to clear out poor...

Haiti Dance Group Battles for Cultural Survival

When an earthquake shook Haiti's capital in January 2010, bringing death and destruction to the impoverished Caribbean nation, it all but crushed the dreams...

IMF: Haiti’s Economy Moving In A Positive...

Haiti’s economy is moving in a positive direction, though at a level below that projected by the International Monetary Fund’s Extended Credit Facility arrangement,...

Haiti Focusing on Attracting Investments and Tourism

Haiti, known mainly for its natural disasters, starving citizens and government corruption scandals, is hoping to leave its tumultuous past behind and re-invent itself...

High End Style In the Tropics For...

Thursday was the kick off day for Caribbean Fashion Week and the event brought together many international stars to make sure this year’s topical...

Experts: Deportations to Haiti Violate Human Rights

An independent expert for the United Nations on human rights in Haiti is demanding that the U.S, U.N., Dominican Republic, and other nations stop...

Soccer Stadium Planned for Haiti’s Notorious Cite...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) A local sports hero, a New York real estate developer and a well-known architect are teaming up to build a soccer...

Haitian Government Pays Mothers Who Send Children...

The Haitian government is implementing a new program to reward mothers with cash who keep their children in school. Furthermore, the payments will be...

French Network Captures Haitian Revolution with ‘Toussaint’

The film industry has spent many years trying to recreate the Haitian Revolution, but all previous attempts have failed. However, in February, a two-part...

Did The World Forget About Haiti?

Sean Penn passionately called out the world, the media and fellow celebrities for forgetting about the situation in earthquake-torn Haiti. The strong words came before...

Sean Penn Calls On Barack Obama To...

On Friday in Cannes, the actor-activist slammed the media for abandoning Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January 2010. "It's not only celebrities who went...

Coast Guard Academy Grad was Himself Rescued...

When Orlando Morel was just 6 years old, the Haitian refugee was starving, dehydrated and lost among the masses of a tightly packed boat,...

Giorgio Armani And Sean Penn Hosting Haiti...

Actor Sean Penn and fashion designer Giorgio Armani will host a fundraising dinner for victims of Haiti’s earthquake at the Cannes Film Festival tonight. The...

New Haitian Prime Minister Outlines His Plans...

PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haiti’s latest prime minister is a tech-savvy, driven decision-maker who is determined to drag this pen-and-paper society into modernity as he strives...

Gold Discovered In Haiti Estimated at $20...

Haiti - Its capital is blighted with earthquake rubble. Its countryside is shorn of trees, chopped down for fuel. And yet, Haiti's land may...

Haiti Rebranding Itself As Vacation Hot Spot

They came bearing a colorful brochure, new logo and hope that after years of disaster and crisis, Haiti will return to the tourism map. "Everyone...

Living Below The Poverty Line In Haiti,...

Benite Joseph is one of many people in Haiti who lives below the poverty line and whose family is unable to eat every day....