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Thursday, February 28th, 2019

 

Carlo Chancelien’s humble opinion on Diplomatic Relation with the Dominican Republic

Carlo Chancelien’s humble opinion on Diplomatic Relation with the Dominican Republic  For the past few years, Haiti has been represented in the Dominican Republic by a Charge d’Affaires i.e. As search goes on for a permanent ambassador, allow me to offer my humble opinion. I believe that the next Ambassador of Haiti in the Dominican Republic should be way more than just a representative. He/She should be a good negotiator and very business-minded. Part of his/her duties should be to make a better liaison between the Minister of Tourism andRead More


Carnival 2019: Some artists and musical groups say the show must go on

Carnival 2019: Some artists and musical groups say the show must go on Several artists including representatives from traditional compas bands held a press conference this Thursday to express their opinion following the government’s decision to cancel the national carnival. They strongly defend the carnival, which according to them, is a tradition that goes back a long time. Artists such as Lòlò and Manzè from the roots band Boukman Eksperyans, Ti Pay from the musical group Rèv, Fredo from Kanpèch and several other konpa artists shared the conference table. TheseRead More


BREAKING: Due to Lawsuit, DHS Extends TPS for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan to January 2020

BREAKING: Due to Lawsuit, DHS Extends TPS for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan to January 2020 Nationwide — On Thursday morning DHS filed a notice that it was automatically extending TPS for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti & Sudan due to the ongoing litigation, Ramos v Nielsen, spearheaded by TPS holders. José Palma, Spokesperson for the National TPS Alliance issued the following statement: “While we welcome this victory, it cannot distract from the urgency and need for robust legislative reform that provides permanent solutions for all TPS holders. TPS Holders continue to be at the forefront fendingRead More


Air Transat suspends sales of vacation packages to Haiti

Air Transat suspends sales of vacation packages to Haiti Canadian airline, Air Transat has announced that it has stopped selling vacation packages to Haiti until the end of April 2019. This decision was prompted by Global Affairs Canada’s warning to Canadian citizens not to travel to Haiti because of recent street demonstrations marred by violence in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. Air Transat also cites its inability to guarantee ground transportation to its hotel partner Royal Decameron. In a statement released on its website, Air Transat says: “Global Affairs Canada hasRead More


Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Haiti

Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Haiti Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Haiti U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note February 27, 2019 On March 1, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where he will meet with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant, and other political, economic, and civic leaders.  Under Secretary Hale will encourage an inclusive national dialogue that addresses the current economic and political challengesRead More