Mercredi 28 janvier 2015




The cabinet of Paul Evans

llYves Germain Joseph was appointed Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Duly Brutus was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Pierre Richard Casimir was appointed Minister of Justice and Public Security. Wilson Laleau was appointed Minister of Economy and Finance; Jacques Rousseau was appointed Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communications Jean François Thomas was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin…
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Wilson Laleau returns to the head of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

llThe new Minister of Economy and Finance was installed on Tuesday, January 20th. Prime Minister Paul, who conducted its installation, said that he is confident in Minister…

Victor Benoit installed as head of the Ministry of Social Affairs

llOn Tuesday, January 20, 2015, Charles Jean Jacques, former minister, handed over the reins of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MAST in French) to Benoit. The ceremony…

Université Quisqueya , stronger five years later

llIn an interview with Le Nouvelliste, Jacky Lumarque, UniQ Rector, recounted the events on January 12, 2010. "I was about to meet with media executives to discuss a master’s…

Brutus before the Security Council

llThe United Nations, strengthened by the experience gained over the course of fifty peace-keeping missions worldwide, developed an irreplaceable normative framework. According…

Canada promises Haiti a fire station

"It is urgent to intervene,” said Minister Paradis who took part the day before at a tribute for the victims of earthquake on Janaury12, 2010. “At that time 5 years ago,…

The National Carnival returns to Port-au-Prince

llLes Cayes,Cap Haitien, and Gonaives each hosted an edition of the National Carnival. On January 16th, Pierre Richard Duplan, Interim Mayor of Port-au-Prince, announced that this year’s carnival will be held in Port-au-Prince. The organizing committee and the official theme of this year's national carnival have not yet established. Pre-Carnaval activities began on January 18th and will come to an end on February 8th. The estimated budget submitted by the city of Port-au-Prince to the Department of Interior and Local Authorities is 8 million gourdes. This amount may be revised to honor the participation of the DJs who are taking part in the popular Sunday pre-carnival activities. Agreements…

Towards the creation of a development fun for Haiti

llThe Lazard Group, which has international expertise in the creation of investment funds, is the main partner advising the Haitian government on this issue. Many other international institutions will participate in the establishment of the fund. Almost Haitian businesses will have access to this fund. The investment fund, according to Jean-Marie, will particularly encourage the production of coffee, cocoa, mango, and other local products sectors that have a high added value potential and are likely to increase exports. They will be able to issue shares and bonds nationally and internationally. Agriculture, manufacturing, food processing, infrastructure, and tourism are among the sectors that…

A wonderful weekend of jazz

llAfter introductions and short speeches including the MC, ambassadors, delegates, and Stephanie Balmir Villedrouin, Minister of Tourism, the site of the Parc Historique…

An evening of Jazz

llNext, Ranne Lee, a woman of many talents, strolled onto the stage. Her omnipresence was instantly sensed, and her warm and powerful voice captivated the crowd. Lee, a Canadian,…

Agenda

Thursday January 22 llLe Plaza Hotel invites you to their international buffet, a gastronomic voyage featuring dishes from countries all over the world, starting at 12:00…

The Haitian marine environment in Reef Check’s viewfinder

llThe theme for the conference was "Haitian Youth Protecting the Marine Environment” and brought together nearly a hundred participants. The organization members reported…

Ile-a-Vache is not really exposed to natural hazards

llThus, through the support of the Ministries of Environment and Tourism, CHRAD officials conducted a study on the terrestrial biodiversity, environmental and social impact,…

Jean François Thomas: "the time has come for action!"

llMinister Thomas said that he is aware of the efforts that have been undertaken over the past two years and promised to do everything to serve the agricultural sector, the…

The Vietnamese are under the spell of the Haitian culture

Haitian culture was at the heart of a cultural fair called "Haitian Cultural Week", which took place from January 12th to the 15th in Vietnam. Organized by the Haitian Embassy…

The MTPTC presents its agenda and ambitions for 2015

The MTPTC wanted to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake in its own way. In the presence of the Swiss ambassador, World Bank representatives, the European…

Five years later, the region of Les Palmes has rebounded

In Leogane, the reconstructed lycée Anacaona was built with the help of the Spanish Red Cross and reopened on December 5th. Carmelien Souverain, Director of the school,…

Commemoration ceremony at the UN

ll"Today's ceremony here at the UN headquarters in New York, is primarily an opportunity to remember the hundreds of thousands of victims and the hundreds of UN officials…

Health professionals on the job market

llAfter four years of study, 17 women received their diploma at a graduation ceremony organized by UNEPH. Dr. Lucien Jean-Bernard, UNEPH Rector, in his speech for the occasion,…

Richie recognizes Arly’s royalty status

They are two highly-respected maestros in the Haitian music sector. They are both from Cap-Haitien. They play in two different groups, Klass and Nu-Look. They have already…

Clémencia Vaillant, winner of the Kia Picanto

Clemencia Vaillant is the winner of a Kia Picanto offered by Digicel as part of its year-end promotion. In addition to their two grand prizes, a Kia Picanto in January and…

Tips on Dropping the Holiday Pounds

llDieting is always difficult and not very fun, so we need to find a healthy, quick, satisfying, and simple solution. I can offer you a diet that will help you to achieve…

Ways to get the most out of 2015

First things first, I know for me, a main source of stress and an xiety is a cluttered space, whether it be my workspace or home. Usually around this time, at least in parts of the world where the weather has a tendency to change, most will switch out their wardrobe. I say take it a step further. Even though we are lucky enough to have sunshine year-round in Haiti, I still take the opportunity every so often to evaluate my belongings. Trying to stay on trend, making room for a few new items in my closet, and giving away and donating things I don’t wear anymore. This in turns enables me to clean and tidy up places where I spend most of my time. And once this exercise is complete, I find that…

The young people of Kenscoff are Charlie

llThe attack against Charlie Hebdo continues to be debated throughout the world. In Haiti, the heinous act of the Kouachi brothers and their accomplices continues to raise…

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Colliers de débris by Gary Victor

llJanuary 12, 2010 gave birth to many literary works in almost all genres. In “Colliers de debris,” published by Mémoire d’Encrier in Montreal in 2013," author Gary…

Rothchild Francois Junior takes office at the head of the Ministry of Communication

llIn her speech, Minister Villedrouin congratulated her new colleague and said that she believed it was important that a veteran journalist such as Rothchild Francois Junior…

"People must be at the center of the Church in Haiti,” said Pope Francis

On the fifth anniversary of the earthquake, Pope Francis addressed participants in a meeting convened organized by the Pontifical Council Cor Unum and the Pontifical Commission…

5 years after the earthquake, improving constructions is still part of UCLBP’s plans

Harry Adam, UCLBP Executive Director, kicked off of the 2nd edition of this meeting in the presence of representatives of various state and international institutions, business…

John Kerry paid tribute to the victims of the January 12, 2010 earthquake

ll"On January 12, 2010, our close friend and neighbor suffered an unimaginable blow: the earthquake killed about 230,000, wounded 300,000, caused the destruction of countless…

Focus was placed on the disabled in 2014

In 2014, a series of activities were carried out by the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of People with Disabilities (BSEIPH in French), in order to improve…

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