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Jean-Henry Ceant has resigned

Jean Henry-Ceant has resigned. In a letter sent to President Jovenel Moise this Thursday morning, Jean-Henry Ceant has finally submitted his resignation as Prime Minister. “I just read in the newspaper “Le Moniteur” the appointment of Mr. Jean Michel Lapin as interim Prime Minister to manage current affairs. I took note of it. To spare the country, which so badly needs peace, a constitutional complication, I am therefore submitting my resignation as Prime Minister” says Ceant in the letter. Jean-Henry Ceant was voted out of office by an overwhelming majorityRead More


Jean Michel Lapin appointed interim Prime Minister

Jean Michel Lapin appointed interim Prime Minister President Jovenel Moise has appointed Jean Michel Lapin acting Prime Minister “to manage current affairs while waiting for the formation of a new government”. Lapiin served as Minister of Culture and Communication in the Ceant government. Jean-Henry Céant has still not submitted his resignation to the President of the Republic although 93 Deputies voted on Monday to fire him. Ceant claims the vote was illegal and arbitrary since he was responding to the Senate’s invitation while the lower house voted his dismissal. JeanRead More


A committed sportsman’s cry for help

A committed sportsman’s cry for help Among national treasures, one must consider the Racing Club Haitien. A 96-year-old club that has graced Haiti’s football’s landscape. Racing has enjoyed national glory, It is recognized by the government as a public heritage, the “Old Lion”, a tenor of the Haitian sports jungle, is undeniably a monument. Especially a monument to preserve. Today, Racing is suffering. Like the country, the club is sick. It fell victim to the organizational weaknesses that eat away at our country. Weaknesses that are unfortunately chronic, even cancerous.Read More


Senator Marco Rubio meets President Jovenel Moise

Senator Marco Rubio meets President Jovenel Moise American Senator Marco Rubio met this Wednesday with Haitian President Jovenel Moise at Haiti’s national palace. The Senator and the President discussions meeting focused on strengthening friendship between their nations cooperation, relations between Haiti and the United States, investment, security and elections. Senator Rubio will meet other key leaders. It is not yet clear whether or not he will meet opposition leaders. “Met with President Jovenel Moise to discuss the importance of dialogue towards elections in October. Thanked President Moïse for his supportRead More


Lower House of Parliament fires Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant

Lower House of Parliament fires Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant The Chamber of Deputies fired Prime Minister Jean Henry Céant this Monday March 18, 2019. 93 deputies voted for the dismissal of the Prime Minister who had just completed 6 months as Head of Government. Deputies close to the President voted the motion of censure against Prime Minister Céant who is involved in an open conflict with President Jovenel Moïse. Prime Minister Ceant was not present in the Chamber of Deputies. In a letter addressed to Lower House President GaryRead More


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To attract tourists, Haiti needs to think outside the box

To attract tourists, Haiti needs to think outside the box (by Carlo Chancelien) As an immediate consequence of the Level-4 travel alert on Haiti by the United States State Department and Canada’s Global Affairs advisory not to travel to Haiti, hotels in Haiti are currently facing the reality: No guests, no revenue hence no business. That shows how much our small tourism industry depends on the United States and Canada. I think we should diversify our source markets. There are so many other countries in the world where tourists don’tRead More


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