Mercredi 1 avril 2015




The reference of the Americas is in Tabarre

The hospital is located almost opposite the Saint Damien Hospital in Chateaublond (Tabarre) and the Embassy of the United States in Haiti. Adorned with its beautiful gardens, the hospital will provide treatment for patients with MDR-TB. Sophia Martelly, First Lady of the Republic, Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, the Minister of Public Health, diplomats, foreign experts in tuberculosis and infectious diseases, and health professionals were present at the opening ceremony held on the eve of World Tuberculosis…
Lakay Weekly of 27 March 2015

Prime Minister Evans Paul visits the North and the Northeast

In his opening address, Prime Minister Paul said that Haiti needs to rebuild its production and export capacity for the benefit of all the people. "I want to reaffirm the…

A health center in Terre Neuve

The Terre Neuve health center was inaugurated on March 18th. This center is in Terre Neuve, a town in the district of Gros Morne in the Artibonite Department, will serve…

A single uniform: public schools students and principals react

Abraham Emmanuel, student at the Lycée National de Pétion-Ville, wearing the one single uniform reduces the risk of violence between students from different high schools…

Assessment of the Morisseau Beach renovation

On Friday, March 20th, the President of the Republic, Michel Martelly, and the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC), Stephanie Villedrouin evaluated progress made in the renovation of Morisseau Beach. In his address to the population, President Martelly focused on the involvement of the population in the management of the beach and in the creation of an environment ready to receive tourists. Minister Villedrouin renewed her commitment to make tourism a vector for sustainable development in Haiti. "MTIC will continue to support the people of Morisseau by executing other similar projects in the area," she reiterated. Note that the Morisseau Beach Management Committee (CGM in Frenh)…

The President of the Republic and the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries visit Ile-à-Vache and Les Cayes

Minister Villedrouin, accompanied President Martelly and other government ministers in a series of visits of major projects in the capital of the Southern Department on March…

Prime Minister Evans Paul promises better distribution of electricity in Fort-Liberté and Ouanamithe

The Prime Minister began his tour in the Northeast by participating in the celebration of the solemn Mass in St. Joseph's Cathedral in Fort-Liberté. He stressed that his…

The French ambassador meets with members of the private sector

llIt has been almost 15 days since the new ambassador of France arrived in Haiti. After presenting her credentials, the she attended many meetings with various sectors of…

Second meeting of the forum of former Ministers of Education

On Thursday, March 19th, at the initiative of Nesmy Manigat, Minister of Education, the second forum of former Haitian ministers of education was held at the Ministry of…

An auto insurance program for 80,000 public administration agents

Since its creation, OFATMA has played its role of partially covering accident insurance, Dr. Saint-Albin recalled. The resolution of August 22, 2014, which was approved by…

The GHESKIO Centres inaugurate their TB treatment hospital

Since January 2010, our patients suffering from MDRTB are treated in tents in our center in Tabarre, GHESKIO-IMIS", said Dr. William Pape, reminding that the hospital managed…

Bibliothèque nationale d’Haiti: 75 years for a treasure

Le Nouvelliste (LN): Inaugurated in 1940 under the auspices of Sténio Louis Vincent, the National Library of Haiti will celebrate its 75 years on March 26th. Tell me about…

Communication during disasters, plans are being developed

The first response to a disaster is the communication that is utilized and telecommunications. Almost eleven years after Hurricane Jeanne, seven years after Fay, Gustav, Hanna, and Ike which left Gonaives without communication, more than five years after the January 2010 earthquake, Haiti does not have dispose of a telecommunications response plan. According to the General Director of the National Telecommunications Council (CONATEL in French), the organization he heads "is currently working on the preparation of a communications management plan for public safety and disaster response with other State entities and interested civil society organizations, such as the Civil Protection and the Police.…

A new Director at DDA-MENFP

"Our colleague Laurent did a good job. He no longer is in the Artibonite, but he is still in the education sector. He has a very clear vision of education," said Pléteau to mark the departure of former director. MENFP invites the new Director to distance himself from bad company and focus on the tough task ahead. According to him, the administration of such an institution requires great sacrifice. "Challenges await you. One arrives at the head of a Departmental institution not as a winner," said Pléteau. The outgoing director said that he was leaving with a sense of accomplishment. He explained that his two years at the DDA / MENFP have not been easy. Thus, he asked his successor to be courageous…

Sub-police station established in Tilory

In her remarks for the occasion, Lafuente presented this gift as a "sign of visibility" of the National Police of Haiti (PNI in French) in Tilory. She said that the statistics…

An agreement to sustain the Franco-Haitian university cooperation

The ceremony was attended by Nesmy Manigat, Minister of Education, Rony Smart and Jacques Edouard Alexis, two former prime ministers, and rectors from Haitian and French…

Launch of two projects in the Southern Department

The coffee planting and rice production projects are aimed at improving food insecurity in the southern department. Dozens of farmers took part in the launching ceremony…

Art contest to transform waste into works of art

The art contest in schools is also a way to remember that wealth is around us,” said an artist from Kolektif 509 during the launch of this event. Gathered around a table…

Reciprocal agreement between the Centre Pen Haiti and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

As part of this residency exchange program Haiti/Quebec, a Quebecker writer spends six weeks at the Georges Anglade Writers House, in Port-au-Prince, and a Haitian writer…

Through inter-municipal governance, CMRP continues its adventure

The meeting, which took place in Leogane, brought together several dozen participants from the capital and surrounding municipalities. This inter-municipal approach is a…

Uniting against violence in schools by reading

Jean Gérard Fleuriot, school director, explained the importance of this activity. According to him, the youth of today do not read contemporary authors. "While some Haitian…

A delegation from the Faculté d’ethnologie visit Le Nouvelliste

A dozen psychology and anthropology-sociology students from the Faculté d’ethnologie (College of Ethnology) visited the premises of Le Nouvelliste on March 24th. This…

Regional planning: the state tackles the entire territory

A conference at the initiative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-Ministerial Committee of spatial planning (CIAT in French), was launched on March…

To boost the competitiveness of businesses on the island

Through the bi-national cooperation program, the actors seek to boost business competitiveness so that they can create wealth while building on their operating potential.…

Water and Sustainable Development

Access to water is a problem that affects much of the world population. The figures released by the UN in the 2013 report showed that around 780 million people worldwide…

Exile: a shocking film by Charles Olivier Michaud

The night had already casts its shadow when "Exile", a feature film, depicting the brutal route "Samuel," a stubborn kid, no landmarks, haunted by the abduction of his columnist…

Agenda

Thursday March 26 Le Plaza Hotel invites you to their international buffet, a gastronomic voyage featuring dishes from countries all over the world, starting at 12:00 p.m. Champs de Mars Thursday March 26 Come feel the sax at Jazz Night at La Reserve featuring Ti Sax live band, starting at 6:00 p.m. Free Admission 2, Rue Marcel Toureau, Berthe, Pétion-Ville Thursday March 26 El Rancho presents Gin and Sushi, featuring an open sushi bar and a gin and tonic upon arrival. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Admission 25 USD Avenue Panamericaine, Pétion-Ville Friday March 27 Seafood aficionados are invited to Le Plaza to indulge their fisherman’s buffet featuring mouth-watering dishes that will satisfy…

ODVA: The producers are in need of support

Improved seeds, fertilizers, and a constant source of water are essential in order for a producer to increase rice production in the Artibonite Valley. The new administration…

Haiti prepares to host Carifesta

llThe public can now visit www.carifesta.net to view all of the information related to this cultural event. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Paul stated that "The…

President Martelly receives ambassadors from the Vatican, France, and Bénin

llDuring the talks, the three diplomats expressed their willingness to boost cooperative ties between their respective countries and Haiti. In their speeches, they noted…