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Haiti Business - Haiti moving further away from ever becoming investment grade

Haiti's foreign direct investment and financing prospects look grim, moving further away from ever becoming investment grade, David Jessop, a consultant for think tank the Caribbean Council, said.

Haiti Telecommunications - Will NATCOM allow me to make phone calls day?

NATCOM, one of Haiti's telecommunications service provider, has been down for days preventing its customers from making simple phone call and accessing the Internet.

Haiti - The sale of gasoline and diesel banned in the streets of Ouanaminthe

Ouanaminthe Haiti - The mayor of the city of Ouanaminthe has decided to ban the informal sale of gasoline, diesel and other petroleum products in the streets.

Haitians consume over 100,000 metric tons of imported chicken each year

Did you know? It takes about 48 days on average to raise a meat chicken to maturity; however, Haitians consume over 100,000 metric tons of imported chicken meat from the United States, Brazil and the European Union.

Journalist: Haitian Politicians put the country on LOCK so they can make money to send to wife and kids living in the USA

Haitian journalist says: One of the main reason that some people are protesting in the streets is because they need more money to send to the United States because they have to pay rent for their wives; they have to pay school for their children.

Over a hundred Canadians stuck in Haiti at a luxurious resort north of the capital

More than one hundred Canadian travelers are stuck in Haiti because of the violent demonstrations that shaking the country for nearly a week now.

What's behind Haiti's gas shortage and power blackout? Read this...

Gas shortage is the hottest topic in Haiti right now but did you know? While Haitians are lined up at the pump hoping and praying for some gas, ships loaded with gas and diesel have been sitting out in the bay of Port-au-Prince unable to offload... Why? Keep on reading...

Haiti: NO Gas at the pumps despite BMPAD reassurance

There is a big gas shortage at the pumps in various parts of Haiti despite government officials saying there is gas available in Haiti.

Economy - Jobs : Dominican Entrepreneur wants to create more textile jobs in Haiti

Did you know? The Industrial Development Company (CODEVI) located in the Ouanaminthe free zone in Northern Haiti currently employs more than 11,000 Haitians in the textile sector. That's 20 percent of the workforce in this sector. They want to create even more jobs.

The Haitian Economy is in the hole, 75.25 Gourdes for one U.S. Dollar

The Haitian economic system is in a deep hole right now. Can we even speak of the economy in Haiti? These days you need more than 75 gourdes for one U.S. dollar. Some say it's more than that...