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Haiti

Haiti’s Martelly Heads to Taiwan

April 20, 2014 | 11:30 am | 0 Comment

Haiti’s Martelly Heads to Taiwan

Above: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou and Haiti President Michel Martelly during the former's visit to Haiti last year (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly departed the country on Saturday for an official visit to Taiwan, his office announced. Martelly, who was joined on the trip by new Foreign Minister Duly Brutus, will more...

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Haiti, Turkey Hold Talks in Port-au-Prince

April 16, 2014 | 12:25 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti, Turkey Hold Talks in Port-au-Prince

Above: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu continued his trip to Hispaniola on Tuesday with a visit to Port-au-Prince. Davutoglu held talks with Haitian officials including Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, new Foreign Minister Duly Brutus and more...

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Ilio Durandis: Haitian Politics and the Art of Denial

April 12, 2014 | 5:36 pm | 0 Comment

Ilio Durandis: Haitian Politics and the Art of Denial

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor FOR THE third time in less than two years, Prime Minister Lamothe has found it necessary to shake things up within his government. Unlike previous occasions, the decision to replace some ministers and nominate new ones came about through a “so-called” national dialogue, mediated by Haiti’s new Cardinal Chibly Langlois. The more...

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Haiti Tourism Arrivals Up 20 Percent

April 11, 2014 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti Tourism Arrivals Up 20 Percent

Above: the Sans-Souci Palace in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism arrivals to Haiti rose by 20.2 percent in 2013, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Caribbean country welcomed a total of 419,736 tourism arrivals, buoyed by a 24.8 percent jump in arrivals over the summer and a 10.1 percent more...

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Hilton to Open Hotel in Haiti

April 10, 2014 | 3:14 pm | 0 Comment

Hilton to Open Hotel in Haiti

Above: the signing ceremony on Thursday in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OPM Haiti) By Alexander Britell Hilton has signed an agreement to open its first hotel in Haiti. After what was reportedly a four-year-long process, the company signed an agreement on Thursday to open a Hilton Garden Inn in Port-au-Prince. The project will have at least 150 rooms, according to more...

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Haiti and Dominican Republic Postpone Talks Until May

April 9, 2014 | 11:31 am | 0 Comment

Haiti and Dominican Republic Postpone Talks Until May

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Dominican Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo earlier this year (Photo: OPDR) By Alexander Britell Haiti and the Dominican Republic have postponed their high-level talks for a second time, Caribbean Journal has learned. The talks, which were originally slated to take place on April 8 in Jacmel, are now more...

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Haiti’s Michel Martelly Meets With Delegation From OAS

April 4, 2014 | 6:17 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti’s Michel Martelly Meets With Delegation From OAS

Above: the Haitian and OAS teams in Port-au-Prince (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly met Friday with a delegation from the Organization of American States in Port-au-Prince. Martelly, who was joined by the country's new Culture Minister, Monique Rocourt, met with the objective of "preparing for the next Meeting of more...

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Haiti Reshuffles Cabinet

April 4, 2014 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

Haiti Reshuffles Cabinet

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has announce a major Cabinet reshuffle. The reshuffle comes under a condition of the recently-signed El Rancho Agreement, an accord between Haiti's branches of government that sought to pave the way for long-delayed legislative elections. Under the more...

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Haiti School to Be Named For CARICOM

April 2, 2014 | 4:48 am | 0 Comment

Haiti School to Be Named For CARICOM

Above: the new CARICOM Community School of Digue Matheux in Haiti (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new school in Haiti has been named for the Caribbean Community, the regional grouping said this week. The school was developed under the Medianet Haiti Relief Fund as part of a larger housing community with 15 homes. It will be officially known more...

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Haiti and Vietnam Sign Cooperation Agreement on Energy

March 31, 2014 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

Haiti and Vietnam Sign Cooperation Agreement on Energy

Above: Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Haiti (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Haiti and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the energy sector, the government announced. The agreement was signed by Haiti Public Works Minister Jacques Rousseau and Vietnam Trade and Industry Minister Vu more...

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