Haiti's Martelly Opens National Investment Forum in Port-au-Prince

Above: Trade Minister Wilson Laleau and President Michel Martelly at the forum (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly opened a national forum on investment in Haiti at the Hotel Karibe Monday, seeking to attract investors […]


Haiti's Martelly Meets with EU Development Commissioner Piebalgs

Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly meets with victims of the Tabarre market fire last month (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff European Union Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs is in Haiti for a meeting with President Michel Martelly, as part […]


Haiti Could Move National Carnival to Another New City in 2013, Martelly Says

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 […]


Haiti's Port-au-Prince Could Receive First Cruise Ship in 25 Years

Above: the mountains outside Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti may welcome its first cruise ship to Port-au-Prince in 25 years, according to Minister of the Interior Thierry Mayard-Paul. “Haiti is at a turning point as […]

Haitian President Michel Martelly's Motorcade Attacked in Port-au-Prince

Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly said the Presidential Motorcade was attacked by “troublemakers” today shortly after 3PM. According to Martelly’s office, the attack occurred from the University of Haiti’s […]

Interview with Philippe Saint-Cyr of the American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti

By Alexander Britell Investors and stakeholders met yesterday in Miami for the Inter-American Development Bank’s Haiti Reconstruction Investment Forum to take a look at the range of economic opportunities and the progress of rebuilding in Haiti. One area seen as […]

CJ Politics

UN: Politics, Aid Challenges Hurt Haiti

Above: debris-clearing in Haiti (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti has seen improvements, aid coordination in the country remains a challenge, and the inability of Haiti’s political leaders to form a government has presented a challenge, according […]

Controversy over Haitian Refugees

A growing number of Haitian earthquake victims are under threat of eviction from their refugee camps, with almost a quarter of the nearly 700,000 refugees living in such camps in Haiti in danger of eviction, according to the International Organization […]


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