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 samedi 30 août 2014




Miss Haiti 2014

As we near the finale, we take pleasure in introducing you to the last contestants. llMichaelle Théodule, 24 years old, Western Department, Port-au-Prince With humor, she describes herself as having a taciturn character. Yet this tall young woman always has a smile on her face and dreams of becoming a model "like Adriana Lima," she said. She would also like to have a charity organization to help children with sickle cell anemia. If elected Miss Haiti, in addition to worthily represent her country,…
Lakay Weekly of 29 August 2014

Burger Week upon us

Café 36 An 8 ounce Burger stuffed with cheese "jackpepper" homemade mayonnaise and smoked paprika peppers "chipotle", crispy bacon, avocado, grilled red onions, tomato,…

Final hurdle for the 21 Finalists

The 21 finalists were made aware of major national social and environmental issues. Beginning in August, they visited the children of the Restavek Freedom Foundation, a foundation…

8,700 immigrant Haitians identified in a month

No fewer than 8,700 Haitian nationals applied for identification documents under the PIDIH program in the Dominican Republic. Since the program was launched on July 21st,…

President Michel Martelly marks the departure of the Apostolic Nuncio

Launched in 2008, the Apostolic Nuncio’s mission in Haiti is nearing completion. Before leaving the country, a special ceremony was held in his honor at the National Palace.…

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Industries (MITC) provided training on food security

llMTIC in partnership with the National Service of Commerce of Brazil (SENAC) organized a training workshop on food security August 18-20, 2014. Twenty individuals including trainers of the Ecole Hôtelière d’Haïti, MTIC inspectors and hospitality professionals took part in this training session. This training activity is the result of a technical cooperation initiated by Minister Villedrouin, with Brazil to improve the skills of professionals in the restaurant sector Haiti.

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Mirebalais for the Feat of St. Louis

Once in Mirebalais, the Prime Minister met with local and religious authorities at the parsonage adjoining the cathedral. He then went to the military base and after that,…

CODEVI: a model of success in Haitian textile

Yet in the midst of this period of decline, especially questioning the future of this industry, where others are closing shop, a Dominican investor, Fernando Capellan, opened…

Two evenings of tribute to Daniel Marcelin

llTo honor Daniel Marcelin, founder of the Petit conservatoire d’art dramatique (Small Conservatory of Dramatic Art), Encre d’Or, in collaboration with Radio-Télé Caraïbes,…

20 cows distributed as part of Cité Soleil’s Special Plan

The people of Vaudreuil, a town north of Cité Soleil, live largely on livestock and agriculture. In peasant farming, cattle are the highest source of funding and are the…

Directors and headmasters at the forefront of the government’s educational change

After the disastrous results of the last official exams, the government has fully grasped the gravity of the situation. Recently, the authorities are sparing no efforts.…

GEP: the ten national laureates in the spotlight

"For decades, provisions have not been taken to support the top students in our country," said Numa, explaining the merits of this initiative. In the presence of friends,…

Assessment of the Tourism Market of Les Cayes

Jessy Menos, Secretary of State for Tourism and Creative Industries, Darley Saint Fleur, Engineer/Architect accompanied by Karine Condé, Director of the Southern Tourism…

Training to save the environment of Haiti

This program is mainly the promotion of environmental education and scientific research on natural, coastal and marine resources at Piedra Blanca, the National School of…

Haiti on a commercial and cultural exploration mission to Mexico

Before an audience of journalists and several panelists, including Jose Luis Alvarado, Mexican Ambassador to Haiti, and Raphael Brigandi, Representative of the Ambassador…

Standardizing and harmonizing public administration

Several ministries including the Ministry of Agriculture, Public Health and Population, Economy and Finance, Public Works and other entities as the Unit for Combating against…

FINCA Haiti set to partner with micro-entrepreneurs and Haitian farmers

According to Marie-Marcelle Gérard, Executive Director of FINCA Haiti, the company has been established in Haiti for 25 years and provides financial services to low-income…

Four grant contracts signed with civil society organizations

The beneficiaries are Asosyasyon fanm Solèy dayiti (AFASDA in Haitian Creole) Lakay Don Bosco of Cap-Haitien, l’Association des femmes du bas-Artibonite (FEFBA in Haitian…

Several personnel changes at National Education and Vocational Training

llIn a statement to Le Nouvelliste, Nesmy Manigat, Minister of National Education and Vocational Training (MENFP in French) announced several changes in the Ministry’s technical department. In total, more than thirty transfers, promotions and appointments were made. Pléteau Jackson, Director of Secondary Education, was promoted as Head of Education and Quality at MENFP; Maurice Job, Coordinator of the Commission for Special Education and Social Support was promoted to Director of Secondary Education; Booz Philippe Pierre, Coordinator of the National Bureau of State Exams is now Head of Planning, Engineering, and Human Resources. Volvick Germain Charles, Director of Elementary Education was…

50 new buses to strengthen the Dignité fleet

With a fleet of 257 buses spread across the en departments of the country, Dignite will implement free school transport for the 2013-2014 academic year. "We did not suffer…

An Inter-Ministerial Committee toreflect on the problem of individuals with disability

For thirty minutes, Prime Minister Lamothe, also CISH President, met with various ministers and secretaries of state at the meeting to discuss the issue of people with disabilities.…

Launch of the campaign on sensible use of medicine

Working closely with other state institutions, the American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti (AMCHAM), with funding from the Department of State, this three-month campaign is…

SOHDDH raises awareness on women's rights at Fonds-Parisien

This training on human rights, women’s rights, through the lens of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, in particular, aims to…

Launch of the 2nd lake festival in Thomazeau

llMaryse Noel, General Director, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC) attended the launch of the second edition of the Thomazeau Lake Festival on Saturday,…

Developing a policy for sustainable waste management

In a city like Port-au-Prince, where expansion occurs quickly with limited household resources, it is urgent to quickly improve techniques for waste collection. The Martelly-Lamothe administration is aware of the implication of a policy for sustainable management of solid residues. Through SMCRS, the administration has adopted steps to clean up the country. More than 6,200 cubic meters of waste are produced every day in Port-au-Prince and its environs. 72% of it is organic waste and is easily recyclable. Despite the lack of resources it is a fundamental problem in the collection of solid waste, SMCRS manages to pick up 69%. The private sector which is also involved in collecting waste rids the…

60 young women from Cité Soleil ready to tackle the labor market

In the presence of a warm audience, the 60 young ladies from Cité Soleil received their diploma because they had successfully completed their training. Over 500 people,…

Agenda

Friday August 29 Ram, the internationally renowned Haitian roots group, will be performing at Garden Studio, starting at 9:00 p.m. Admission 1000 HTG. Rue Métellus, Pétion-Ville…

Certified agro-trainers, EMA’s to reopen soon

The campus of l’Ecole moyenne d’agriculture de Dondon (EMAD in French) was chosen for site where the training took place. Key themes were discussed and developed, and…

Key public individuals come together to engage the youth

llThis activity also aimed to help the young people to adopt a responsible attitude and address the major challenges facing agriculture, environmental and climate change…

A new police commissioner in Cap-Haitien

llPolice commissioner Hugues Gabriel takes over from Joseph Dextra, Divisionary Inspector. Speaking on Wednesday August 13th to Le Nouvelliste, Gabriel said he is committed…

Ile-à-Vache: the population is involved in the implementation of social projects

In "Kafou Sitwon" (a village located east of the island), the Minister and Fresner Dorcin, Secretary of State for vegetal Production, met the Planters Movement for the Development…

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