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Haiti Hosts Visit by Former US President Bill Clinton, With Focus on Tourism

Above: President Clinton on a visit to the Caracol Industrial Park earlier this year (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former US President Bill Clinton was in Haiti Thursday leading an investment delegation to the country. The visit […]


Haiti's Art on Display in Washington, With Help from Donna Karan

Above: Donna Karan and Former President Bill Clinton (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s art is on full display at a new exhibition at the Inter-Ameriacn Development Bank’s Cultural Center in Washington, DC. The Discover Haiti exhibition, which […]

Marcia Forbes: Marley, Belafonte, Blake-Hannah and Jamaica at 50

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Redemption Song On Thursday, April 19, the highly-anticipated Marley Movie (it is really a documentary) premiered in Jamaica. It was appropriately hosted at the Emancipation Park, a beautiful space that only 10 years ago […]

CJ Politics

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille Sends President Martelly His Resignation

Above: Former Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille has resigned his position, according to the office of Haitian President Michel Martelly. Martelly’s office said the President received Conille’s […]

Durandis: Haiti's Climate of Opinion

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Reading Milton Friedman’s book, Free to Choose, the concept of a “climate of opinion” as a tool to help shape policies could be just what the doctor ordered for the upcoming year for Haiti. Friedman […]

Digicel to Build $45M Haiti Marriott Hotel

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Digicel Group will build a $45 million, 173-room hotel in Port-au-Prince operating under the Marriott brand the company announced. Port-au-Prince has roughly 500 hotel rooms currently in operation, and the hotel, which would target […]


IDB, Haitian Government and Korean Firm Break Ground on Industrial Park

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Haiti, along with the US government, the Inter-American Development Bank and Korean apparel manufacturer Sae-A Co, Ltd, have laid the foundation stone for a new industrial park in the city of Caracol. […]

Garry Conille Approved as Haitian PM

Garry Conille, a doctor and former aide to President Bill Clinton in his capacity as UN envoy to Haiti, has been approved as the next Prime Minister of Haiti. Nine Haitian senators abstained in the vote, which was 17-3 in […]

Interview with Clinton Bush Haiti Fund CEO Gary Edson

Above: Employees at an atelier in Port-au-Prince (Photo: CBHF) By Alexander Britell Soon after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, former US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W Bush, at the behest of President Barack Obama, founded a fund aimed at […]


Clinton: Haiti Could be Regional Leader

Above: Former US President Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly (UN Photo: Logan Abassi) Haiti has the potential to be an economic leader in the Caribbean, former US President Bill Clinton said at the annual forum for his Clinton […]

Patterson Joins Haiti Investment Council

By the Caribbean Journal staff PJ Patterson, CARICOM’s special representative on Haiti and former Jamaican prime minister, has been invited to become a member of the newly-announced Presidential Advisory Council on Growth and Investment, an initiative of Michel Martelly and […]

Clinton, Martelly Form Investment Board

Above: Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) Haitian President Michel Martelly and former US President Bill Clinton announced a new advisory board aimed at attracting investors to Haiti. “To build the economy, we need new ideas […]


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