Yesterday, President Michel Martelly, back from his travel to Miami held a press conference in a hotel of Pétion ville, to make the point on his displacement and make a few clarifications "I traveled to begin opening the doors to ensure that when we begin our work on 14 May, our work gives results. You know that the workload that they [the Preval government] have left us is… Continue
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During his visit to Miami on Monday, President-elect of Haiti, Michel Martelly, asked the Haitian diaspora to support free primary education in Haiti through a levy on money transfers and phone calls.
Nearly four million Haitians live outside the country and form the diaspora, nearly half in North America, the money that the diaspora sends in the country reached… Continue
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Following allegations of fraud, following the surprising decisions of the National Electoral Complaints and Challenges Bureau (BCEN), and various irregularities in the BCEN and the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), Ginette Chérubin, Electoral Advisor to the CEP, had refused to initial the results and provided explanations in a letter dated April 24, 2011. In the… Continue
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Since September 2010, more than 5,000 works collected are under treatment at the rescue center, thanks to a dynamic team and trained for this purpose, eight full-time professionals, under the direction of the Marie-Lucie Vendryes, museologist. The two containers are completely released last December and works are sorted, cleaned, documented and stored. The damaged paintings… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 25, 2011 at 12:22pm —
12 Senators, in a press note released today, strongly condemned the non respect of the will of the people expressed during the vote on March 20. Adding that before such political machinations orchestrated by the anti-national of INITE at the service of partisan interests, they undertake to defend the general interest of the nation.
For this group of Senators, the… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 25, 2011 at 12:17pm —
The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) published late in the night [after many hours of delay without explanation] the final results of the second round of presidential and legislative elections. Michel Martelly unsurprisingly, was declared the winner [unchallenged] of the presidential, with 716,986 votes (67.57%).
Reacting to the confirmation of his presidency… Continue
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The Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, chief of U.S. diplomacy, has received the new President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, for a lunch at the State Department. which was followed by a joint press briefing. Here's what each speaker said : Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:
Well, good afternoon, everyone. It is a great pleasure and an honor for me to… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 21, 2011 at 9:12am —
Sign of the importance of relationship with the United States, the new President of Haiti, Michel Martelly left his country on Tuesday for a three-day visit to Washington DC, before the proclamation of the final results which credits it with 67.57% of the votes [preliminary results of the second round, uncontested].
The Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, chief… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 21, 2011 at 9:08am —
Michel Martelly is visiting Washington for a three-day visit with a busy schedule. Here in detail, his first day of work. "...we began to establish contacts with partners of Haiti, we are left with a delegation representing the team that will work with the Presidency Martelly [...] we have made meetings with different institutions, institutions that in the… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 21, 2011 at 9:03am —
Michel Martelly completed his first work day this Tuesday in Washington, where he met with President of the World Bank, Mr Bob Zoellick, and that of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Dominique Strauss Kahn.
The president Michel Martelly, who's mission is to promote a new Haiti, has, among other things, requested to the leaders of these financial institutions,… Continue
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The world premiere of the documentary "When the drum is beating" (Tanbou frape), which tells the cross history of Haiti and of the "Orchestre Septentrional", will be held at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Monday, April 25, 2011 at 6:30pm.
Feature documentary, directed by Whitney Dow for "Two Tone Productions" interweaves the history of Haiti and that… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 21, 2011 at 8:45am —
To commemorate the Global Youth Service Day, the Centre de Réflexion d'Éducation et de Débat (CRED) has organized a weekend of activities from Friday 15 to Sunday, April 17, 2011, through three major cities, including the city of Jacmel, the Gonâve and Port-au-Prince. Awareness sessions and volunteer efforts have been made in these major cities with the support of… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 21, 2011 at 8:36am —
Guy Philippe, leader of the Front for National Reconstruction (FRN) and ex-police commissioner and Chief of the anti-Aristide rebellion in 2004, has affirmed
this weekend on a radio of the capital, that although he supported the candidacy of Michel Martelly he had not concluded any alliance with the elected President.
He specifies that if the FRN… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 19, 2011 at 10:26am —
Trinidad Jimenez, the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, will preside this April 19, 2011 in Paris a conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to reinforce the cultural reconstruction projects in Haiti, has informed the UN agency. Jimenez, will chair the conference with Bokova, Director General Michaëlle Jean
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 19, 2011 at 10:11am —
Since last September, the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) is working to illuminate the emergency camps. A project carried out thanks to the contribution of the famous American musical group "Linkin Park". An initiative that should help reduce violence on these sites often overcrowded.
Some 200 street lights, powered by solar energy have been… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 19, 2011 at 10:03am —
"If we want that the Haitian art remains at the level that existed until now, thanks to the Centre d'Art, the institution must live again..." declared Axelle Liautaud, a member of the board of the Centre d'Art, this week, on the sidelines of the presentation of the project of rescue of the Centre, launched in September 2010.
The rescue project, under the… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 19, 2011 at 9:57am —
The President René Préval received Friday at his private residence in Laboule the next President Michel Martelly. The meeting began around 8:30am. It was attended by two Presidents and their spouses, Elizabeth Débrosse Préval and Sophia St-Rémy Martelly and was followed by a working lunch, on major issues… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 18, 2011 at 12:25pm —
In an interview granted to the Creole of the Voice of America, the President Martelly has made the point on the future Government "...We only have 3 people in Parliament, three representatives but I must say that our vision, our approach is different from the Executive of the outgoing President [...] We see that all members of parliament, whether Deputies or Senators,… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 18, 2011 at 12:13pm —
The steering committee of the Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF) announced this week that it had 15 million dollars for the sectors of the education and agriculture.
This new funding will allow the Haitian government to finance the construction of 268 classrooms and provide school meals to 261.000 students in 670 schools, indicated the HRF in a statement. In… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 18, 2011 at 11:54am —
With the influx of NGOs to Haiti since the January 12 earthquake, there been a shortage of qualified “exotic NGO techs” -- specifically, ones of Haitian descent. But after this Friday’s inaugural NetHope Academy
graduation ceremony, 39…
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