Haiti

Caribbean Art: A New Look at the Contemporary Art of Haiti

 Above: one of the works by Joseph Eddy Pierre (courtesy of Kolektif 509) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Kolektif 509 will be holding its third exhibition of contemporary Haitian art beginning Friday, Nov. 7. This year’s exhibition is being …

Haiti Begins Work on Another New International Airport

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe lays the first stone (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Just weeks after debuting its new airport terminal in Cap-Haitien, Haiti has begun work on a brand-new airport in Jeremie. Haiti Prime …

Haiti Begins Groundwork For Development of New Cruise Port

 Above: Ile de la Tortue (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has begun the groundwork for the development of the new Carnival cruise port on the island of Ile de la Tortue. Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a Six Senses spa in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Six Senses one day open a resort in Haiti? The company recently held a working visit to Haiti led by Chairman Wolf Hengst, according to …

 Above: some of the 100 dresses  for the initiative on display  By the Caribbean Journal staff A new charitable initiative based in Florida is looking to bring brand-new dresses for young girls in the orphanages and resettlement camps of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 Above: the American Airlines flight landing in Cap-Haitien By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has officially begun its first-ever service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The carrier’s first daily flight touched down in Cap-Haitien on Thursday morning, with Haiti President Michel …

 Above: Anthony Duclair By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s just been a few weeks of preseason, but the New York Rangers may have a future star on their hands: Anthony Duclair. The 5’11” Canadian winger has the speed, skill and …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By Alexander Britell It’s been a period of change for Haiti in the nearly five years since the devastating earthquake in 2010. A country prone to often significant change has continued …