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Haiti Eyes “Sustainable Tourism” Development For Ile-a-Vache

 Above: Ile-a-Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially launched a public request for proposals for tourism development on the island of Ile a Vache, the Tourims Ministry announced. The country is looking to develop what it called “low-density, …

Haiti Opens Hotel School in Les Cayes

 Above: the new school By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly officially inaugurated the new Is in Les Cayes on Monday. The school is located on the former site of a base of United Nations peacekeepers from Senegal …

Haiti Lays First Stone on Expansion of Airport in Les Cayes

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe laying the first stone on the project (Photo: OPM Haiti)   By Alexander Britell Haiti has laid the first stone on the expansion of the Antoine-Simon Airport project in Les Cayes. The project to …

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 Above: the hotel school in Les Cayes (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has begun the admission process for the new Hotel and Tourism Training Institute in Les Cayes, according to the departmental directorate of tourism in …

 Above: carnival in Les Cayes earlier this year (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has launched work on a tourism development plan for the country’s southern region, according to Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin. The plan, which began …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe at a hospital groundbreaking in Vernet (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe led the Fifth Council of Government this week in Les Cayes, the latest in what is …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following what he called a “successful” cabinet meeting held in Cap Haitien last month, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he intended to hold more such …

 Above: the Carnival of Flowers in Haiti ({Photos: OP and MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is celebrating its summertime “Carnival of Flowers,” a three-day celebration marked by a two-day national holiday. The celebration is aimed at showcasing …

 Above: Carnival in Les Cayes (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff After holding the country’s national carnival in Les Cayes this year for the first time, Haitian President Michel Martelly said he would like to see another city host …

 Above: several of the carnival kings and queens (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti began its national carnival celebration in the city of Les Cayes Sunday. The celebrations, which followed last week’s fete in Jacmel, included the crowning …

 Above: Carnival in Jacmel (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following last week’s carnival celebrations in Jacmel, Haiti is readying for its national carnival Sunday in the city of Les Cayes. The carnival celebration, which draws Haitians from around …

 Above: UN peacekeepers conduct an emergency response training exercise (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nearly 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers are on emergency standby in Haiti as tropical storm Emily heads towards the island, which is still struggling …

 

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