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Haiti, Dominican Republic Continue Bilateral Dialogue in Petion-Ville

 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 …

Haiti’s Belo Releases New Video

 Above: Belo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian singer Belo has released a new music video, “Banm Nouvel Ou.” The video, which was officially launched on Thursday, examines the the “lack of support of female musicians” and their …

Haiti: Association of Caribbean States Releases Petion-Ville Declaration

 Above: the Karibe Hotel in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff The Association of Caribbean States concluded its fifth-ever Summit of Heads of State and Government in Haiti this weekend, releasing a joint statement called the “Petion-Ville Declaration.” The declaration …

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 Above: Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trainers from United States Customs and Border Protection recently concluded a two-week training session in Port-au-Prince. The programme trained 60 Haitian customs and tax agents in a variety of techniques involving …

 Above: Petion-Ville, Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Political leaders from across the Caribbean Community have begun arriving in Haiti for the 24th Intersessional CARICOM Meeting of the Heads of Government summit that begins here tomorrow. It …

 It was another active year in the Caribbean, from the arrests of one former Premier and another sitting Premier; a wave of new hotel activity; a series of downgrades of government debt and several high-profile elections. But what were Caribbean …

 Above: a room at the Royal Oasis (Photos: Occidental) By Alexander Britell The Royal Oasis Hotel in Haiti has officially opened its doors in Port-au-Prince’s Petion-Ville neighbourhood. The five-star property, which is a project of Spain-based Occidential Hotels & Resorts, …

 Above: the under-construction El Rancho hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The renovated NH El Rancho hotel in Haiti’s Petion-Ville is scheduled to open in February 2013. The project is the third major hotel coming to Haiti in the next …

 Above: the view from Haiti’s new Best Western project (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Best Western Premier hotel currently under construction in Haiti’s Petion-Ville will open before the end of the year, according to Haiti’s Tourism …