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Haiti’s episcopal conference cancels Easter celebrations

Haiti's episcopal conference cancels Easter celebrations The Episcopal Conference of Haiti has taken new steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It was decided to cancel the Easter retreats, suspend the Stations of the Cross activity and postpone the Chrism Mass indefinitely. The Eucharistic celebrations will be held with a dozen...

The Delly Fuel. Introducing Carl Craig

Carlito Craig with some of his art works
THE DELLY FUEL. Introducing Carl Craig By Ralph Delly Carl Craig was born in Haiti and moved to New York with his family when he was 15 years old. He later enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where served for 5 years until 1979. Once discharge he pursued a Bachelor of Science degree...

Jean Roudy Aly named General Coordinator of the OMRH

Jean Roudy Aly named General Coordinator of the OMRH Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has appointed his former Minister of Justice Jean Roudy Aly as General Coordinator of the Office of Management and Human Resources, an agency in charge of reform of public administration and the modernization of the state apparatus. Clearly, the appointments and...

The 22nd edition of the HCF postponed until next year because of the Covid-19 pandemic

To all Haitian Compas Festival fans, sponsors and performers, On behalf of the entire team at the Haitian Compas Festival, thank you for your patience over the past few weeks. We sincerely appreciate everyone’s messages of support and concern about the future of the show. With the “Stay at Home” directive and other preventive measures in...

Coronavirus: Haiti’s government orders gear. Private sector to contribute.

Coronavirus: Haiti's government orders gear. Private sector to contribute. Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced that he has met with several business leaders including owners and managers at the industrial park and other private business parks to solicit assistance in the fight against the corona virus. The Prime Minister requests that...

cal automobile dealerships to contribute in the fight against Covid-19 dixit Dr. Reginald Boulos

Local automobile dealerships to contribute in the fight against Covid-19 dixit Dr. Reginald Boulos Businessman and politician Dr. Reginald Boulos announced today that the association of automobile dealerships intend to make an important contribution to help fight against the Corvid-19 pandemic. Dr. Boulos is CEO of Universal Motors and Auto Plaza who represents popular brands like Nissan and Audi...

Coronavirus Haiti: Digicel has already sent 30 million messages to raise awareness

Maarten Boute
Coronavirus Haiti: Digicel has already sent 30 million messages to raise awareness To help fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Digicel has strengthened its infrastructure. 60% of its employees now work remotely. The company, which will soon celebrate its 14th year of service in the country, has declared itself at war against...

Coronavirus: Local expertise, equipment and experience

Coronavirus: Local expertise, equipment and experience With the recent international rise of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) worldwide, there are a lot of questions surrounding the ability for a small country, such as Haiti”s ability to deal and cope with the situation. From our point of view the number one solution must be to stay...

Covid-19: Shortage of ventilators in Haiti

Stephan Dragon
Stephan Dragon Respiratory Therapist

Coronavirus Haiti: Cuba to the rescue

Coronavirus Haiti: Cuba to the rescue Cuba is deploying a medical brigade made up of 348 doctors and nurses to Haiti in order to help Haitian officials in their fight against the Coronavirus. As he welcomes the first 25 members of the Cuban medical team, Haiti's Foreign Minister Claude...

Bicha denies reports he billed government for coronavirus awareness

Bicha denies reports he billed government for coronavirus awareness In a video published on his youtube account, Daniel Fils-Aime also known as Tonton Bicha denies he ever billed the government 500 thousand gourdes to record audio and video awareness spots against the coronavirus epidemic. However the comedian acknowledges the fact that...

Haiti – Justice : Several store managers arrested for «black market»

The Ministry reminds all traders that the legal provisions provide for a prison sentence of between 1 and 5 years and a fine of 100,000 to 500,000 Gourdes (Art. 2 of the law on illegal speculation). Inspectors have started to visit food and pharmaceutical sales centers to check the price flow applied to the...

THE ECONOMIC PLIGHT OF THE AVERAGE YOUNG WORKER IN TODAY’S HAITIAN ECONOMY

Marjorie's story may help us understand clearly the reasons the majority of Haiti’s young professional and semi-professional population is going into bankruptcy.   Marjorie is a young 30-year-old professional working in a private sector enterprise as a supervisor since June 1, 2017 for a monthly salary of 45,000.00 Gourdes which at that time was...

Haitian government sets new rules for Haitians wishing to come back home

Haitian government sets new rules for Haitians wishing to come back home Haitian nationals wishing to come back home will face some new tough rules that some have deemed unfair. In a letter dated April 9th sent to Minister of Foreign Affairs Claude Joseph, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe made it clear...

US Immigration and customs enforcement deports 68 Haitian nationals

US Immigration and customs enforcement deports 68 Haitian nationals 68 Haitian deportees are scheduled to land in Port-au-Prince this Tuesday afternoon on a special US immigration chartered airliner. These compatriots were being held in Louisiana Haiti's Minister of Foreign Affairs Claude Joseph who confirms the news has given the guarantee...

The President of the Port-au-Prince bar association confirms the death of one of its members but not the cause of death

Me Monferrier Dorval
The President of the Port-au-Prince bar association confirms the death of one of its members but not the cause of death. Monferrier Dorval, President of the Port-au-Prince bar association has confirmed that lawyer Edouardzin Morisseau has died but is still unclear about the cause of death. Rumors are still rampant that the lawyer...

First covid-19 related death recorded in Haiti

First covid-19 related death recorded in Haiti Haitian Ministry of health has reported the first death related to the corona virus. The ministry did not reveal the identity of the victim. The press release signed by the minister only states that it is a 55 year old male who previously suffered...

Jean Jean Roosevelt assaulted by Police

Jean Jean Roosevelt assaulted by Police Journalist Michel Joseph has reported on his twitter account that well known performing and recording artist Jean Jean Roosevelt is currently being held at the Mache Solomon Police station in Port-au-Prince. The artist illegally parked his car and was confronted by a policeman who took...

Kudo to the political opposition

Kudo to the political opposition As of date, Haiti has registered only 18 cases of patients contaminated by the corona virus with no death recorded. This is no miracle. We must give credit to whom credit is due. It's time to acknowledge Andre Michel and the rest...

Haiti-Coronavirus: Two new cases of people infected with Covid

Haiti-Coronavirus: Two new cases of people infected with Covid The Ministry of Public Health officially announced Thursday evening the discovery of two people infected with Coronavirus, bringing to 18 the number of people affected by the virus. The new cases were confirmed after analyzes carried out at the National Laboratory on...

The Delly Fuel: Introducing Elizabeth Guerin

The Delly Fuel: Introducing Elizabeth Guerin By Ralph Delly Elizabeth Guérin, daughter of famous and nominated writer Mona Guérin was very young when she launched her astonishing career in the broadcasting industry. At the age of 8, she started performing in a weekly...

$ 20 million donation to support Haiti’s response to Covid-19

A $ 20 million donation to support Haiti's response to Covid-19 The World Bank's board of directors approved this Thursday a donation of 20 million US dollars for the project "Haiti: Response to Covid-19". According to a press release from the international financial institution, this project aims to respond to the...

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