Vendredi 6 mars 2015




Put Haiti back on the map of banana exporting countries

With 17 million tons of bananas in circulation - for a total production of 130 million tons, mostly consumed locally - the international trade of bananas in 2014 was 7 billion annually, according to FAO data. For Jovenel Moise, head of the Agritrans project, the banana is a source that never runs dry as it is harvested throughout the year. For 60 years, Haiti has not exported this product. Meanwhile, other countries in the region have successfully engaged in this commerce. In the Dominican Republic,…
Lakay Weekly of 05 March 2015

Haiti is betting on bananas with Agritrans

It rained all week, and he plantation was completely muddy, but this did not hinder our curiosity that of the banana field stretching out of sight until they merged with…

Place Sainte-Anne: an inauguration that ends with a game of dominoes

For 16 months, the Haitian firm SOGEMART has undertaken the reconstruction of Place Sainte-Anne, under the supervision of the Unit for Housing Construction and of Public…

Haiti must regain its place in global tourism

All guests unanimously agreed that the opening of the Marriot hotel will change Haiti’s hotel industry. The most poignant testimony came from Richard Buteau, president…

150 years of Petit Seminaire College Saint Martial

Alumni, friends, and staff are preparing to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Petit Seminaire College Saint Martial in style. On February 26th, the Saint Martial family…

A group of American students visit the Northern Destination

The Kiosque Infos-Tourisme of Ouanaminthe agents welcomed on February 27th and 28th a group of American students who came to live the Northern Destination. They arrived in…

PurForce visited the Northern region

llAs part of a prospecting visit to the Northern Destination towards the end of February, the founders of PurForce Group, in particular, Terry Louis joined by the former…

Rodiny Jean-Baptiste, new head of the ULCC

llAfter 3 years at the head of the ULCC, Colonel Antoine Atouriste expressed his gratitude to the President for the confidence he placed in him and said he was proud of the…

Jovenel Moise, atypical entrepreneur

llYet the path of the native of Trou-du-Nord revealed that he is a man ready to take on challenges. He is at the head of the "largest agricultural project ever in the country…

Japan grants 725,000 dollars to Haiti

As part of the project to build the bridges of Croix-des-Missions and route neuve, the Japanese government will provide the Haitian government with a donation of eighty-seven…

After hatcheries and the foundation, Caribbean Harvest has its packaging plant

llCThis ceremony took place in the presence of several dignitaries from the Ministry of Agriculture, Michel Chancy, Secretary of State for Animal Production and several foreigners.…

Natcom at the aid of the people of Bel-Air

In the church yard of Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours, Cuban doctors provided first aid to hundreds of residents. In another corner, hundreds of adults, children and adolescents…

185 girls and boys from Cité Soleil are ready to enter the labor market

This training was designed and conducted to help women and other young people in vulnerable situations, by the PADF in order to support the Haitian government in its fight…

FHACI "a glimmer of hope for children with cancer”

llThe FHACI, whose registered office is located at # 83 on the corner of rue Lambert and Rigaud, in Pétion-Ville, was opened to help children with cancer in the country. "In Haiti, 264 cases of childhood cancer were recorded from 2004 to 2014 at hôpital Nos Petits Frères et Sœurs," said Nathalie Fievre Belizaire, FHACI president, "We are working, and we are multiplying our contacts to seek the means to help all children with cancer and whose parents do not have financial resources to seek treatment elsewhere.” Membership forms are available upon request at the registered office with an annual fee of 5,000 gourdes. "Mobilizing people and raising awareness about childhood cancer, free laboratory…

A brand new center for children with special needs in the Southeast

llThe opening ceremony of the building designed to provide an adequate framework to the teaching-learning process of students with special needs. Several celebrities, including…

For stricter control of public procurement

llNot all procurement laws are met in Haiti despite the many documents relating to this area. This training, involving dozens of executives of government and four private…

Parc Historique, an altar of African survivals

ll11 panels, a hull of a slave ship, and a catalog make up most of the permanent exhibition called "Haiti and Africa: two hearts in resonance." This is the initiative of…

A new identity for the BNH

llAmong 103 logos, only 10 were selected by the jury of senior designers and experts. Maiko Ricardo Rénéus won 50,000 gourdes as first prize and was followed closely by…

PROMODEV trains young people in Web 2.0 and social media

ll"Equality between men and women, technology and development, the green community and reforestation in Haiti," were the main themes developed during this free training session.…

College Dominic Savio: a school that is etched in our memories

On this occasion, a thanksgiving mass was celebrated in the school chapel. It was a gathering of students, teachers, and parents. After the Eucharistic celebration, the participants…

Towards rebuilding the ENS

At the internship launching ceremony, Nesmy Manigat, Minister of National Education and Vocational Education, presented information on the State's efforts to improve the…

Charles Jean-Jacques installed as new National Authorising Officer

llThe Prime Minister acknowledged that it is a position of great responsibility and explained that Jena-Jacques, the former OFATMA director and former Minister of Social…

CEDEL Haiti launches "Kore biznis lokal an Ayiti"

llOn March 3rd, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Haiti (CEDEL Haiti) launched the "Kore Biznis Ayiti An lokal" (Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Haiti…

3 shows from Dream Promo and Lakay International to celebrate International Women’s Day

Hugeline Jerome, the creator of Dream Promo, does not intend to only be a producer of shows. Through her various productions, she intends to convey messages that she believes…

Agenda

Thursday March 5 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.…

Valéry Numa premieres new film at Royal Oasis

llProduced by the reporter Valéry Numa and Jean-Marie Plantin, "Suspicion" is a romantic drama based on the novel " L’amour au banc des accusés" written by Samuel Pierre-Louis.…

A quest for Identity

llThis exhibition is an attempt to explain and interpret what constitutes the essence of Haitian identity. On the same occasion, Marie Alice Theard, gallery owner and art…

Haiti's tourism sector welcomes the arrival of the Marriott

ll45 million USD was invested by the Digicel Group for the construction of the Marriott. The hotel, which will create 200 direct jobs, is 10.5 km from the international airport…

The dam of the Rivière Grise inaugurated

llThe Rivière Grise dam and irrigation system was opened on Friday, February 13, 2015 by the President of the Republic, Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Evans Paul. It…

Marriott, a new hotel that reinforces the Haitian tourism industry

ll"The presence of the Marriott Hotel with 175 rooms over is a clear indication of the will of Haiti to strengthen the tourism industry" is the manner in which the Minister…

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