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Interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin meets the press

Interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin meets the press Interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin held a meeting this Wednesday at his official residence with the Superior Council of the National Police (CSPN) . Lapin who was accompanied by the Minister of Justice Jean Roudy Aly, the Director General of the National Police Michelange Gedeon and the Secretary of State for Communication Eddy Jackson Alexis briefed the media informing them of some measures adopted in order to ensure security of the Haitian people as some leaders of the opposition areRead More


Haitian born Engineer Clarelle Degraffe named New York / New Jersey’s Port Authority Director

Forging a PATH for Women By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Clarelle DeGraffe wanted to be an engineer since she was five years old. Little did the Haitian-born DeGraffe know that 29 years after she joined the Port Authority as a civil engineer, she would become the first woman to lead PATH in its 57-year history. “Every Commissioner here is proud of your 29 years at the Port Authority,” said Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole at the agency’s Board meeting last week. “There was a search that we did andRead More


Spirit Airlines to discontinue flights to Cap-Haitien in June

Spirit Airlines to discontinue flights to Cap-Haitien in JuneSpirit Airlines has announced that it will end its Fort Lauderdale to Cap Haitien route in June 2019. Spirit Airlines in June 2019 is discontinuing Fort Lauderdale – Cap Haitien route, currently served 3 times a week. Last flight for this Airbus A319-operating service is scheduled on June 18, 2019. The airline will continue to serve Ft. Lauderdale – Port-au-Prince route on daily basis. Several airlines have reduced their flights to Haiti due to the Level 4 warning issued against Haiti byRead More


Lapin: Jean Henry Ceant to return state vehicles in his possession by Friday March 30th

Lapin: Jean Henry Ceant to return state vehicles in his possession by Friday March 30th In an other blow to Notary Jean Henry Ceant, interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin has ordered his embattled predecessor to return all state vehicles in his possession by Friday March 30th. Lapin who was appointed Prime Minister a.i. by President Jovenel Moise has asked his Secretary General to report the number of vehicles that were at Mr. Ceant’s disposal. He has also instructed government ministers to submit to the Prime Minister a correspondence askingRead More


Dukens Nazon, too much for the Cubans

Dukens Nazon, too much for the Cubans Driven by a sold-out crowd at Sylvio Cator Stadium, the Grenadiers sent Cuba’s national team packing 2-1, thanks to a Dukens Nazon  who puts his speed and dribbling skills on display. He scored the first goal at the 25th minute mark and assisted on the second goal with only two minutes left in regular time. With this victory, The Haitian football team has earned one of the tickets to CONCACAF’s Nations League Division A while fulfilling expectations of thousands of fans who hadRead More


Racing Club Haitien commemorates its 96th anniversary

Racing Club Haitien commemorates its 96th anniversary In a quiet setting, famous Haitian football club Racing Club Haitien commemorated its 96th anniversary Saturday March 23rd with a thanksgiving mass at the Chapel of the Petit Seminaire College St Martial. This ceremony was attended by several delegations of footballers dressed in the colors of the club, fans of the old lion, members of the sports press and a member of its arch rival Violette Athletic Club Fan’s club. In his homily, Father Isaac Aujou made a strong appeal to the membersRead More


President Jovenel Moise presents a summary of his trip to Mar-a-Largo

President Jovenel Moise presents a summary of his trip to Mar-a-Largo Haitian President Jovenel Moise returned home Friday night aboard a private plane, following his participation in a USA / Caribbean mini-summit held at Mar-a-Lago, located in the state of Florida at the invitation of his American counterpart Donald Trump. The President who was accompanied by First Lady Martine Moise, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Bocchit Edmond and members of his private cabinet, was welcomed on the tarmac by the interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin, accompanied by several membersRead More


BIC Tizon Dife at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) April 2–5, 2019

BIC Tizon Dife at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) April 2–5, 2019 Well known Haitian poet and rapper Roosevelt Saillant aka B.I.C will once again be an artist-in-residence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) one of the top universities in the world. Professor Michel DeGraff, Director of the MIT–Haiti Initiative and Founding Member of Akademi Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole Academy), retweeted on his Tweeter account this announcement from BIC Tizon Dife: “For the second time, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the largest universities of Science, Technology, EngineeringRead More


Interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin meets the staff of the Prime Minister’s Office

Interim Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin meets the staff of the Prime Minister’s Office Following his presentation to the nation by the President of the Republic, Mr. Jovenel Moïse, during an extraordinary cabinet meeting held this Thursday morning at the National Palace, Interim Prime Minister, Jean Michel Lapin, also Minister of Culture and Communication, met this Thursday afternoon with the Prime Minister’s office’s heads of units, directorates and staff of the Prime Minister’s Office. He was accompanied by General Secretary Hugues Joseph who welcomed him. The new chief a.i. ofRead More


Haiti and business, looking for interaction

Haiti and business, looking for interaction                                                                   (by Jean Kensle Figaro) Have you ever wondered what have become of ideas submitted by young participants in different hackathons or contests on entrepreneurship, whether they are won or not? How many of these winners still stand or how many of those non-winners who have made their dreams come true? It isRead More