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 Holds First Mining Forum

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe at the conference (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti held its first-ever mining forum on Monday at the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince. The forum was organized by Haiti’s Council for Economic […]


JetBlue to Launch Service to Haiti

Above: a JetBlue plane By Alexander Britell Continuing its Caribbean expansion, New York City-based air carrier JetBlue announced Thursday that it would begin service to Haiti’s Port-au-Prince. The flights, which will include one daily nonstop flight between New York’s John […]


NFL Players Heading to Haiti For Soccer Exhibition in Port-au-Prince

Above: Drayton Florence By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of National Football League Players will tackle a different sport when they participate in a soccer exhibition in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. NFL players Ronnie Cameron, Drayton Florence, Jr, Akin Ayodele, […]

Association of Caribbean States Summit Begins in Haiti

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fifth Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Association of Caribbean States began in Haiti on Tuesday. The summit officially began Tuesday at the Karibe Hotel in […]

Haiti: Number of People Living in Tent Camps Down 79 Percent Since 2010

Above: tent housing in Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The number of people still living in tent camps in Haiti as a result of the 2010 earthquake has fallen 79 percent since a 2010 high of 1.5 […]


Haiti Mourns Death of Historian Georges Corvington, Expert on Port-au-Prince

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is mourning the loss of historian Georges Corvington, considered one of the country’s greatest historians. Corvington, who was best known for his work on the history of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. […]

Haiti: IDB Approves $4 Million in Loans for Garment Company Expansion

Above: Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff South Korean firm Willbes Co, Ltd will be expanding its facility in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince with up to $4 million in loans approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. The facility at […]

Haiti, US Open Pair of Public Health Buildings in Port-au-Prince

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the United States have officially inaugurated a pair of new public health buildings in Port-au-Prince. US Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White and CDC Director Tom Frieden led the opening […]


Haiti: US Government to Launch Mortgage Finance Project

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation will launch a new mortgage finance project in Haiti this week. The project, which was developed in partnership with the US Agency for […]

Caribbean Leaders Arrive in Haiti for Regional Summit

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 […]

Haiti's Tourism Advisory Council Holds First Meeting in Port-au-Prince

Above: the council’s first meeting (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s new Tourism Advisory Council held its first meeting Tuesday since being established in early December. The board was established by a government decree on Dec. 5. […]


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