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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

 

Rest in peace Oscar Montironi

Rest in peace Oscar Montironi The sad news fell like a whip on the back of the Haitian football family Tuesday morning February 12, 2019, Argentine footballer Oscar Montironi former player of the Violette Athletic Club has died. Indeed, Oscar Montironi, ex-VAC midfielder, died during the evening of Monday February 11th. So he died in his adopted country. Arrived in Haiti in 1975 with his compatriots Barionuevo and Ricato, Montironi showed his talents during his first outing at the Sylvio Cator stadium during the Olympic football tournament against the AiglesRead More


Port-au-Prince officially cancels all carnival related activities for 2019

Port-au-Prince officially cancels all carnival related activities for 2019 The city of Port-au-Prince has officially canceled all carnival related activities for the year 2019. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Mayor Youri Chevry explains that in light of recent violent street demonstrations, the city will not be able to guarantee the safety of carnival participants. “The Port-au-Prince Municipal Administration announces the cancellation of all 2019 Carnival related activities. Following days of crisis that have paralyzed Port-au-Prince and several provincial towns, the Port-au-Prince Municipal Administration have decided to cancel the pre-carnivalRead More


Haiti in self destruction mode

Haiti in self destruction mode Haiti’s economy is starting to feel the effects of the recent 10 days shutdown. Although things are slowly getting back to normal, economists and tourism experts agree that it will take years before the country gets back what it lost over the last couple of weeks in term of economic advantage and the major damage caused to its tourism industry. The violence that accompanied the street demonstrations forced the US State Department to classify Haiti as a level 4 risk for traveler alongside waring countriesRead More