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Friday, March 8th, 2019

 

State Department issues more traveling bans on some Caribbean destinations

State Department issues more traveling bans on some Caribbean destinations During the last few days, the United States State Department has issued travel warnings for two more popular island tourist destinations. On Wednesday March 6th, the State Department’s Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP) issued a Level 2 warning for Trinidad ant Tobago advising American citizens to stay away from some areas in Port of Spain. The State Department advises American citizens to exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime and terrorism in areas such as Laventille, Beetham,Read More


The International Monetary Fund awards three years interest free 229 million dollars loan to Haiti

The International Monetary Fund awards three years interest free 229 million dollars loan to Haiti The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Thursday night that it will grant Haiti a concessional loan of $ 229 million over three years at 0% interest. This amount will help the country to revitalize its economy. In a statement issued Thursday, the IMF states that the decision was based on requests  by the Haitian government with whom they held talks between between February 28 and March 8, 2019. “I am pleased to announce that inRead More


Pastor arrested at Haiti’s airport for attempting to board a Florida bound plane with nearly $100,000 in cash

Pastor arrested at Haiti’s airport for attempting to board a Florida bound plane with nearly $100,000 in cash Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles was arrested by Haitian National Police at Toussaint Louverture International Airport on Thursday, as he was preparing to board a plane to Florida with US $95,700.00 in his carry-on suitcase. When asked about the source of the money, the pastor stated that he is a pastor and he can travel with as much money as he wanted. The money was carefully packed in gift wrapping paper. According to articleRead More