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A Big New Hotel Opens in Haiti

 Haiti has its first major all-inclusive resort in decades. In what could provide a significant boost to the country’s inchoate tourism sector, the onetime Club Med property on Haiti’s Cote des Arcadins has been transformed into the new Royal Decameron …

Haiti PM Visits Washington

 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 …

Boat Carrying Haitian Migrants Capsizes in Bahamas; At Least 30 Dead

 Above: a survivor rescued by the Coast Guard (Photo: USCG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Coast Guard is continuing rescue efforts after a sail freighter carrying Haitian migrants capsized on Monday night, killing at least 30. The …

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 Above: OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza and Dominican Deputy FM Cesar Dargam (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will be supporting a joint initiative between the governments of Haiti and the Dominican …

 Above: the lobby and bar at the Best Western Premier Haiti (Photo: Aimbridge Hospitality) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Best Western Premier has opened its doors to guests in the Port-au-Prince neighbourhood of Petion-Ville. The hotel, which will officially …

 By James EnglishCJ Contributor   Gerald Oriol, Jr, Haiti’s Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, recently discussed his first year in office and the road ahead for the Caribbean nation’s one million disabled citizens. Oriol has …

 After taking nearly 70 percent of the votes following preliminary counting, Haiti’s President-Elect, former musician Michel Martelly, pledged reconciliation and change for the long-troubled nation. “I am president for all Haitians,” he told supporters at his first post-election news conference. …

 Preliminary vote counts from the Haitian presidential election show that former singer Michel Martelly won 68 percent of the vote in first counting. Martelly, who was supported by singer and ersatz candidate Wyclef Jean, was facing former First Lady of …

 The question of increased Haitian immigration is nothing new to the Bahamas — but new problems are beginning to emerge in the so-called “Haitian villages” set up by immigrants. A fire broke out in a shantytown off Fire Trail Road …