reconstruction

Grenada Breaks Ground on Football Stadium Reconstruction

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The reconstruction of Grenada’s football and athletics stadium has officially broken ground. The stadium, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, is located next to the cricket stadium at Queens Park. (The …

Florida Congresswoman “Deeply Concerned” Over USAID Efforts in Haiti

 Above: US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen says she is “deeply concerned” over a new report about US reconstruction efforts in Haiti. Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, released a Government Accountability Office report on the …

Haiti: IDB Planning $17.5 Million Grant for Road, Bridge Reconstruction

 Above: flooding in Haiti (MINUSTAH Photo: Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank expects to approve a $17.5 million grant to help Haiti’s government finance the reconstruction of roads and bridges destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The …

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 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Haiti’s delegation in Santo Domingo (Photo: By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Taiwan Vice President Wu Den-Yih held a private meeting Thursday in Santo Domingo. Martelly and Wu were in …

 Above: Labadie (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has completed the fourth review of Haiti’s performance under its Extended Credit Facility arrangement. The decision, which was taken on a “lapse …

 By Jake JohnstonOp-Ed Contributor In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, donors pledged billions of dollars for reconstruction efforts. With those dollars was a commitment to “build back better”; this time was supposed to be different from previous big …

 Above: Champ de Mars, Port-au-Prince AS INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS in Haiti begin their drawdown, millions earmarked for cleaning latrines departs with them, while those in the country’s camps seek answers. With support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism in Haiti, Phares …

 Above: Martelly at the Hotel Karibe (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Haitian woman is the foundation of the country’s society, and Haitian women must have full participation in the process of reconstruction, President Michel Martelly said Thursday …

 A Haitian supervisor for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s “Cash for Work” initiative, who relies heavily on her job to feed an extended family, is seen performing her duties. (UN Photo/Sophia Paris) By the Caribbean Journal staff The allocation …

 Above: graduates from the charity’s vocational training programme in July By Alexander Britell Yele Haiti, which was founded by Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis and Hugh Locke in 2005, had a large hand in the recovery efforts in Haiti …