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Haiti Unveils Renovations at Toussaint Louverture International Airport

 Above: Passport control at Toussaint Louverture (Photo: OP Haiti, MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly officially unveiled a series of renovations at Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport on Sunday, following his trip to Europe. The …

Op-Ed: A Rebirth in Haiti’s Champs de Mars; President Martelly Keeps His Word

 Above: the Toussaint Louverture Park in Port-au-Prince, Haiti By Vladimir LaguerreOp-Ed Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE- “Finally, I can bring my children to Champs de Mars. This is where I learned to ride my bicycle, and this is precisely where I met their …

Op-Ed: Sasportas, Haiti, Jamaica and the Failed Revolution of 1799

 By Philippe GirardOp-Ed Contributor Caribbean history is a fascinating field of study, particularly in the 18th century, when sugar was king and Caribbean islands were some of the most strategically important territories in the world, akin to oil emirates today. …

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 Above: Cayes-Jacmel (Photo: HTO) By Maura R. O’ConnorCJ Contributor When Dominican business entrepreneur Frank Ranieri wanted to get involved in tourism in the 1970s, he crossed the border into Haiti to see how it was done. “[Haiti’s tourism] was bigger …

 Above: forests in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor On Sunday, Nov. 6, more than 400 volunteers boarded two Delta Airlines charter flights en route to Haiti to take part in a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) construction project …