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LIAT Delaying Launch of Haiti Service

October 24, 2014 | 11:46 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean air carrier LIAT is delaying the launch of its planned new services to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the company announced. The delay is accompanied by a temporary suspension of flights between Antigua and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. "Unfortunately aircraft restrictions mean we are having to more...

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Haiti, Dominican Republic Continue Bilateral Dialogue in Petion-Ville

October 23, 2014 | 8:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe addresses the group By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the Dominican Republic continued their monthly high-level bilateral talks on Thursday at the newly-expanded Kinam Hotel in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Petion-Ville. Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe led the Haitian commission, joined by a Dominican more...

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Haiti’s Sunrise Airways Set to Launch Service to Santiago de Cuba

October 15, 2014 | 11:17 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a Sunrise Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti's Sunrise Airways is continuing its Caribbean expansion. The carrier will soon be launching flights from its hub in Port-au-Prince to Santiago de Cuba in Cuba. The flights will begin Oct. 30, marking the carrier's first-ever regularly-scheduled passenger service to Cuba. "These new flights more...

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Haiti: United Nations Security Council Extends Peacekeeping Mission One Year

October 14, 2014 | 11:04 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Jesus Serrano Redondo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council has extended the MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti for one year, the world body announced Tuesday. The mission's mandate was renewed by a Security Council resolution. In a unanimously approved resolution, the more...

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Haiti, Dominican Republic to Lead Caribbean Growth in 2014, 2015

October 12, 2014 | 7:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What's the Caribbean island with the strongest economic growth? It's Hispaniola, home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which are projected to lead the Caribbean in economic growth over the next two years, according to the latest update of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic more...

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New York Rangers’ Anthony Duclair Scores First NHL Points

October 12, 2014 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

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Above: New York Rangers winger Anthony Duclair By the Caribbean Journal staff 19-year-old New York Rangers winger Anthony Duclair is quickly becoming the NHL's "Haitian sensation." The Haitian-Canadian forward, whose parents both came to Canada from Haiti, forced his way onto the Rangers' roster with a brilliant training camp and scored his first two NHL points more...

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John Kerry, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe Hold Talks

October 11, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and US Secretary of State John Kerry (Photo: US Department of State) By the caribbean Journal staff United States Secretary of State John Kerry met with Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Washington this week. Kerry lamented the continued delay on holding long-planned municipal and legislative elections in the more...

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Haiti PM Visits Washington

October 9, 2014 | 11:45 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is visiting Washington, DC this week. The purpose of the Prime Minister's visit is to urge donors to mobilize funds toward the eradication of cholera in Haiti, according to a statement from Lamothe's office. "We have come to defend more...

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UNESCO: Haiti Shipwreck Not Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria

October 7, 2014 | 8:27 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a survey of the site (Photo: UNESCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff While their initial discovery received global attention, the remains of a shipwreck off the coast of Haiti do not belong to Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria ship, according to UNESCO. The remains were first discovered by underwater explorer Bill Clifford, who first visited the site in more...

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Former Haitian Dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier Dies at 63

October 4, 2014 | 11:18 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Jean-Claude Duvalier By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has died at the age of 63. Duvalier ruled Haiti with an iron fist for 15 years following the 14-year dictatorship of his father, Francois Duvalier, from 1957 to 1971. Duvalier spent more than two decades in exile following his ouster in 1986, more...

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