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Op-Ed: A Rebirth in Haiti’s Champs de Mars; President Martelly Keeps His Word

 Above: the Toussaint Louverture Park in Port-au-Prince, Haiti By Vladimir LaguerreOp-Ed Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE- “Finally, I can bring my children to Champs de Mars. This is where I learned to ride my bicycle, and this is precisely where I met their …

Haiti and OAS Sign Firearms Marking Agreement in Port-au-Prince

 Above: OAS Special Representative Frederic Bolduc (left) and Haiti Justice Minister Jean Renel Sanon (right) (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government and the Organization of American States have signed an agreement for the donation of two firearms …

Haiti-Dominican Republic Border Region Shaken by 5.1-Magnitude Earthquake

 Updated: 7/8, 11:15 AM Above: Barahona in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook the area of El Cachon in the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti Saturday, according to the United States Geological …

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 Above: Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications has launched an operation called “Bouche Twou,” or stop-gap. The 90-day progarmme seeks to rehabilitate 37 kilometres of road in the metropolitan …

 Above: Villa Rosa (Photo: Kendi Zidor) SEVERELY DAMAGED DURING HAITI’S 2010 EARTHQUAKE, the metropolitan area known as Villa Rosa is a striking example of what has gone wrong with reconstruction. The absence of a government presence is as noticeable as the …

 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 …

 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 …

 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: 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …