Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide, in exile in South Africa since 2004 would be in Cuba for medical reasons, according to a statement of Inmácula Nervil, the director of the "Casa de Hermandad Haitiana Bolivariana" and member of the "Movimiento Unido Socialista Haitiano" who lobbied for the return of Jean Bertrand Aristide in Haiti.
Nervil states… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 31, 2011 at 4:33pm —
Jude Célestin remains silent since that the Platform (INITE) announced his withdrawal. Recall that he still has not confirmed or denied. According to sources close to the candidate, Jude prefers to be declassified by the National Electoral Challenges Office (BCEN) rather than accept the decision of its platform. Some think he makes deliberately increasing the pressure to… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 31, 2011 at 4:27pm —
The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment of the Prince Charles based in London and the firm of Miami, Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ), have been committed by the Haitian Government to develop a reconstruction plan of Port-au-Prince and make proposals on the spatial organization of the perimeter declared of public utility.
The foundation, with its international… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 29, 2011 at 11:53am —
During the three-day symposium on investment and capital markets in Kingston (Jamaica), Percival James Patterson, Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Special Envoy for Haiti of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), has asked to the Caribbean business community to get involved in the rebuilding of Haiti (1)
He was convinced that this country, which has been… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 29, 2011 at 11:30am —
The U.S. government on Thursday urged the Haitian authorities to continue the electoral process through the organization of the second round, a position expressed in the wake of the announcement by the Platform INITE of the withdrawal of the government candidate, Jude Célestin of the the presidential race. An announcement welcomed by Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 28, 2011 at 1:38pm —
Haiti's infrastructural history is complex. Built and rebuilt several times over, the story of the nation's roads might not hold the human interest of the revolution or the political intrigues of the early 20th century, but it provides vital context for understanding the development of the Haitian economy and social structures. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
is a professor of Africology at the… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 3:19pm —
Tents are falling out of favor in the massive effort to provide shelter for people who've lost their homes in Haiti, The New York Times reports.
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Jean William Jeanty Senator of the opposition "Konbit pou Bati Ayiti (KONBA)" says he is septic on the possibility to prosecute the former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, [back in Haiti since January 16, 2010, after 25 years of exile in France], before the Haitian justice.
The senator does not believe, despite complaints from victims, filed against the former… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 2:40pm —
A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the American government has received more than 53,000 applications from Haitians seeking temporary legal status in the United States, and it has approved the vast majority, a top… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 1:53pm —
Michael McElroy for The New York Times
Edwidge Danticat, the book’s editor, said, “Some of these stories are elegies to lost, broken and destroyed neighborhoods.”
The setup is familiar for a crime story: a kidnapping, a ransom demand, a briefcase full of…
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 1:37pm —
Ramon Espinosa/Associated Press
Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former dictator known as Baby Doc, read a statement to reporters Friday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
A leading opposition candidate, who contends that he qualified for… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 1:32pm —
Yesterday evening, the presidential candidate Jude Célestin, had still not responded to the announcement of the Platform INITE which has decided in a press release, to announce his withdrawal from the second round. According to someone close to the candidate, Jude has not taken part in meetings to determine his fate and was not consulted at the time of the publication of… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 27, 2011 at 1:19pm —
The Organization of American States (OAS), convened a special meeting this Wednesday to discuss of the election crisis in Haiti. The political arm of the OAS Permanent Council will meet this morning from 11h00am (local time) at its headquarters in Washington, "an update on the situation in Haiti"...
The meeting convened by the United States (which currently holds… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 26, 2011 at 11:48am —
A fire yesterday destroyed a house of six rooms occupied by about 60 Haitian workers inthe sector of la Hoya del Caimito in Santiago , according to a report of the fire department. According Rafael Monsanto spokesman of the firefighters, four units of fire brigade intervened to prevent la fire spreading to other houses nearby. Yamilka de León, the deputy superintendent said… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 26, 2011 at 11:21am —
The Permanent Mobilization Commission (CMP) of Fanmi Lavalas, announces a sit-in, in front of the offices of the U.S. Embassy, in Tabarre, tomorrow Wednesday, in order to require from the U.S. authorities an involvement in the return in Haiti of former President Jean Bertrand Aristide.
Ansyto Felix, spokesman of the CMP said that it was normal that the United… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 26, 2011 at 11:14am —
Last week, D.C.’s finest Raheem DeVaughn, Wale, D.C. Don Juan, Tabi Bonney and more came out to help raise money to help support Haiti’s earthquake relief at the famed 9:30 Club and ya gurl J’More was… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 25, 2011 at 12:45pm —
Choice Hotels International, a franchise of American hotel will open this year 2 new hotels in Jacmel. Choice Hotels controls more than 6,000 franchised hotels totaling more than 485.000 rooms in the United States and in 35 other countries.
A spokesman for the Maryland-based company said that the hotels "Comfort Inn", with a capacity of 32 rooms will be… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 25, 2011 at 10:44am —
Richarson Dorvil, Heritagekonpa Magazine
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 24, 2011 at 4:09pm —
Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, WIN Group, join to develop much-needed hotel
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, -- Argentine entrepreneur Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, President & CEO of Basic Energy Ltd., as well as numerous other diversified entities, along with Haiti-based WIN Group, one of the country's largest enterprises, today announced an agreement to develop a 240-room hotel with… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 24, 2011 at 1:20pm —
Haitian President René Préval traveled yesterday Saturday in the Dominican Republic. He arrived at 1h20pm in a UN helicopter at the helipad of the National Palace in Santo Domingo, where he was welcomed by the authorities before being taken in the Oval Office. René Préval was accompanied by Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive, and the Dominican ambassador in Haiti, Ruben… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on January 24, 2011 at 12:25pm —