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Haiti’s Martelly Returns to Stage in Dominican Republic Charity Concert

 Above: Julio Iglesias at the charity benefit in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly, who in his previous career was the singer “Sweet Micky,” returned to the stage Friday for a charity concert with …

Haiti’s Government, IDB Consider Forming National Road Safety Committee

 Above: the conference in Haiti (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff With several deadly road accidents in Haiti in recent years, it may be time to create a national committee on road safety in the country. That was …

Haiti’s First Lady Meets With US Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues

 Above: Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly (centre) (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly met Monday with Melanne Verveer, the United States Goodwill Ambassador for global women’s issues, in Port-au-Prince. …

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 Above: Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly By Alexander Britell Sophia Martelly has been Haiti’s First Lady since May 14, 2011, when her husband, President Michel Martelly, took office. The First Lady, who has four children, has focused on several initiatives …

 Above: Sophia Martelly (right) in Washington (Photo: OFL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly arrived in Washington Monday to attend the 19th International AIDS Conference. Martelly, who is being hosted in Washington by Haiti Ambassador to …

 Above: Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly with Dr Erns David, the resident doctor of the Georges Gauvin hospital in Grand-Goave (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly made a visit to Leogane this weekend, highlighted …

 Above: Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly at the talks in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly’s efforts to tackle malnutrition in Haiti are winning support in Brazil. Martelly, in Rio de …

 Above: the launch of the programme By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly and new Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe have officially launched a programme aimed at distributing funding to families with young children living extreme poverty. The …

 Above: Mass in Cotes de Fer (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly is continuing his bid to support the country’s outer regions and decentralize Haiti’s government. The country remains without a formal government, however, with …

 Above: A crowd listening to Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly, along with Senator Joseph Lambert, traveled to the southeastern municipality of Cotes de Fer Friday in celebrations honouring the local patron saint, St …

 Above: Ambulances at the new facility (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly attended the opening Wednesday of a new National Ambulance Centre at Mais Gate Avenue in Port-au-Prince. The centre will intervene with emergency …