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Haiti Names Electoral Council, Paving Way For Long-Delayed Elections

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After months of urging by the international community, Haiti’s government has established a transitional college of its Permanent Electoral Council, a move that paves the way for long-awaited legislative elections, according …

Haiti: UN’s Nigel Fisher Continues Call to Hold Elections in 2013

 Above: Nigel Fisher (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti must overcome its ongoing political stalemate and hold elections, according to Nigel Fisher, the Acting Special Representative of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Haiti. Fisher was making his …

UN’s Nigel Fisher Suggests Haiti “Not Yet” Open for Business

 Above: Nigel Fisher (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nigel Fisher, the new chief of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Haiti, made his first public appearance since succeeding Mariano Fernandez Friday, calling for Haiti to move forward on long-delayed …

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 Above: new MINUSTAH Chief Nigel Fisher (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By Alexander Britell Nigel Fisher has been named the new head of the UN’s MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced Friday. Fisher, a native of Canada, has …

 Above: Nigel Fisher, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Haiti (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Calling the international response to the Consolidated Appeal for Haiti “disappointing,” Nigel Fisher, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Haiti, …

 Above: UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Haiti Nigel Fisher (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti was selected to receive an $8 million emergency allocation from the United Nations-managed Central Emergency Response Fund as a result of a funding …

 Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly with UNDP Chief Helen Clark (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has made progress in rebuilding the country following the January 2010 earthquake, according to United Nations Development Chief Helen Clark. Clark was …

 Above: Nigel Fisher (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There have been significant advances in Haiti in the areas of education, health, job creation and infrastructure, among others, according to Nigel Fisher, deputy special representative of UN Secretary General …