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Haiti to Receive $14 Million Grant For Agricultural Health Efforts

July 29, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

Haiti to Receive $14 Million Grant For Agricultural Health Efforts

Above: the Inter-American Development Bank's headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will soon receive a $14 million grant to help the country's government reduce plant and livestock losses and increase exports. The grant, which was approved by the Inter-American Development Bank's board of directors, is being matched by $2 million in funding from the more...

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American Airlines to Launch Daily Service From Miami to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

July 28, 2014 | 4:06 pm | 0 Comment

American Airlines to Launch Daily Service From Miami to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Above: an American Airlines plane in Miami (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, the carrier announced Monday. The service will begin Oct. 2, 2014, pending government approval. "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only more...

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Haiti Celebrates Carnaval des Fleurs

July 27, 2014 | 7:42 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti Celebrates Carnaval des Fleurs

Above: the Carnaval des Fleurs (Photos: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitians gathered this weekend for the third annual Carnaval des Fleurs summer carnival in Port-au-Prince. The festival seeks to highlight Haiti's flora; it is being held through Tuesday. Its first edition was held in July 2012, initially launched to spur tourism growth during the more...

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“Haiti Provides a Great Opportunity”

July 24, 2014 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

“Haiti Provides a Great Opportunity”

Above: Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya on Fox Business By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Haiti be the next Bali? Speaking on Fox Business Network last week, Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya said Haiti could be a new growth area for Caribbean tourism. "When they asked me about what is the next opportunity, the next place I see that is really going to more...

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Haiti to Launch Cholera Vaccination Push

July 23, 2014 | 12:31 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti to Launch Cholera Vaccination Push

Above: a cholera treatment centre in Haiti after the earthquake (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will be launching a major push to vaccinate citizens against cholera. The programme will target 200,000 people in three departments, starting in August. It will be supported by the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health more...

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In Jacmel, Haiti, Making Schools Accessible For the Disabled

July 23, 2014 | 5:30 am | 0 Comment

In Jacmel, Haiti, Making Schools Accessible For the Disabled

Above: Gerald Oriol, Jr., Haiti’s Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (Photo: James English) By James English CJ Contributor LATE LAST month, the Haitian government and USAID inaugurated Ecole Nationale Edèze Gousse and Lycée Célie Lamour, existing primary and secondary schools in Jacmel that were recently rehabilitated into more...

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Haiti, Turks and Caicos Close to Signing MoU on Migration Issues

July 16, 2014 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti, Turks and Caicos Close to Signing MoU on Migration Issues

Above: talks between TCI and Haitian officials last year in Port-au-Prince By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti are close to signing a memorandum of understanding to deal with the continued problem of irregular migration from Haiti to the TCI, according to Minister of Border Control and Labour Ricardo Gardiner. Speaking at the more...

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Visits Haiti, Dominican Republic

July 14, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Visits Haiti, Dominican Republic

Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon begins a visit to Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Monday, the world body announced. Ban is set to meet with senior government officials and "get a first-hand look at programmes designed to improve health and reduce more...

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Haiti, Dominican Republic Sign Trade Pact

July 11, 2014 | 2:08 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti, Dominican Republic Sign Trade Pact

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Dominican Minister of the Presidency Gustvao Montalvo in Juan Dolio on Thursday (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the Dominican Republic have signed a new trade agreement, the two sides announced following high-level talks on Thursday. The meeting in the Dominican town of Juan Dolio between more...

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“Visible Progress” in Haiti: World Bank Managing Director

July 9, 2014 | 3:18 pm | 0 Comment

“Visible Progress” in Haiti: World Bank Managing Director

Above: Sri Mulyani Indrawati (World Bank Photo/Dominic Chavez) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is seeing "visible progress," according to World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati, who recently concluded a three-day visit to the country. "The Haiti I saw over the last days is very different from the country I saw during more...

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