The government intends to develop an integrated plan for Île-à-Vache

Prime Minister Lamothe is very pleased with the progress made as part of the special development plan for Île-à-Vache. He invited the entities concerned to effectuate the work for the realization of different projects on the island. "The Île-à-Vache project is a fight against poverty and social inequality through investment and wealth creation," said the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister also announced at this meeting that the Cuban Embassy will provide a brand new hospital –on the island,…

In the pursuit of Haitian Vetiver

The question was: "Do you have Haitian Vetiver?" I was disappointed. I have been to three airports in European capitals; every one of them gave me the same polite response.…

New Ministerial Cabinet

By the order dated April 2, 2014, a new Cabinet of Ministers was formed: llCitizen: Laurent Salvador Lamothe was appointed Minister of Planning and External Cooperation;…

Three giants in Haitian medicine honored by President Martelly

Pape and Hudicourt received badges, awards, and were promoted to the rank of Commander. Dr. Antoine Augustin, was knighted posthumously, and was represented by Dr. Yvette…

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe visits BRANA’s new production line

This visit to BRANA, according to the Prime Minister, is part of the Martelly/Lamothe administration’s goal of making investment a priority in Haiti’s development. "We…

Thanks to vetiver, Haiti perfumes the world

According to industrialist Jean- Pierre Blanchard, head of "Caribbean Flavor and Fragrance”, Haiti is the largest exporter of vetiver in the world in quantity and quality…

Serge Philippe Pierre honored by the Ministry of Communication

With this dive into the heart of communication, Dr. Pierre allows Haiti to take a giant step forward in public communication. Necker GrégoireGregory Necker, General Director…

The deputies voted unanimously on the amendment of the electoral law

Several changes were made to the electoral law by the deputies who organized the first 2014 legislative meeting since the beginning of the first session. Interim officials…

Heineken Haiti announces $ 100 million investment

llAccording to an article from the Associated Press,, this relatively large investment is very significant given the fact that many international companies are showing a…

Duly Brutus installed as Minister of Foreign Affairs

The new leader of the Haitian diplomacy thanked the President and the Prime Minister for the confidence that was renewed to him by entrusting him with the task of leading…

Lener Renauld installed as head of the Department of Defense

The Ministry of Defense installation ceremony took place in the presence of the General Director of the Ministry, administrative and management staff. The outgoing minister…

Gessie Menos installed as Secretary of State for Creative Industries

llOn Friday, April 4th, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC), installed Dove E. Gessie Menos as Secretary of State for Tourism…

Île-à-Vache: work session opened to the press

llThe first major monthly monitoring session of the tourism development at Île-à-Vache took place on Tuesday, April 8th. This session which took place in presence of the…

Best Western Premier celebrates its first anniversary by implicating itself socially

To commemorate their first anniversary, it was important for the owners to be able to give back. And so on Friday, April 4th, the hotel marked this moment in their history…

Radio Métropole celebrates its 44 anniverssary and a new Miss Metropole

The program begins with music which some attendees hummed and was followed by the documentary titled "a day in Métropole." The public finds itself in station’s kitchen…

Resolve environmental problems with training

Back in the country since his stay back in 2007, Dr. Boutet intends to contribute to the protection of the environment. His training is particularly for primary and secondary…

600 community health workers will receive versatile training

The next training session for the 600 versatile community health agents (ASCP in French) has been launched. This session, is a step to reach the goal of 10,414 ASCP as elaborated…

One day to promote the rights of Haitian women

Parallel to the March 8th, World Women's Day, April 3rd has since 1986, marked the National Day for Haitian Women. Some 80 women from several parts of the metropolitan area,…

Advocating gender equality and access to the right of identity

This campaign called "Territory and Citizens", according to its founders, will enable women to have a more active participation in the social, political, and economical aspects…

Maurice Communication puts the press in the spotlight

Communicating ideas, information and emotion, a wonderful challenge," was the theme of this forum, which was held at Royal Oasis Hotel and attended by the cream of the Haitian…

The Tocayo project comes to an end

It was also a way to create a space for collaboration between Haitian and Dominican private companies and the cultural sector. Arnoux Descardes, Executive Director for Volunteers…

10 young individuals recruited by Marriott International for a three month internship in the Dominican Republic

On Monday, April 7th, Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin, met with the ten young people recruited by Marriott International for a three-month internship in the Dominican Republic.…

Money transfers have increased by 12%

Such a trend has not been observed since 2009, when the global economy shrank following the financial crisis that arose in October 2008. The crisis was triggered by the U.S.…

Engineer Laurent Dunel, OAVCT’s General Director

llOn Monday, April 7, 2014, Engineer Laurent Dunel was named as the new General Director of the Office of Vehicular Insurance (OAVCT in French) He is replacing Pierre Stanislas…

Local taxation, a variable worth advocating

The state of local finances was presented thoroughly during the summit. The focal point of this meeting was the presentation and discussions on draft laws for local taxation.…

"The 9 Vizyon of Kolektif 509"

Le Nouvelliste (LN): Xavier Dalencour, you organized the 9 Vizyon exhibition with Kolektif 509. Tell us about this "Kolektif". Xavier Dalencour (XD): Kolektif 509 is a group…

The second Green Gym operational

All the essentials of a gym have been available for the past two weeks in Delmas 33. They also have a sports coach. Boris Brezault, one of the main initiators of the project,…

“Tout Pou Youn, the color of artists”

A call to all artists who are involved in plastic arts as a means of expression, the competition is part of the launch of the first brand of acrylic paints for the "Tout…

Agenda

Thursday April 10 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.…

Don’t ruin your Diet

With that said, here are a few planning tips to enjoy your weekend while staying on your diet: Drink more water. This is already a number 1 rule when it comes to dieting.…

For the orphans’ happiness

At Turin ( Thomassin ), perched on a hill, is la Maison de l’arc-en-ciel Though it is not very luxurious, it is comfortable. "Everything here is at the expense of the orphanage,…
Lakay Weekly of 10 April 2014