Business

Haiti Fiscal Year (Exercise Fiscal) Explained - Start and end dates

In Haiti you often hear the term "Exercise Fiscal" and, if you are a foreigner or a diaspora who's been out of Haiti for too long, you ask yourself what's that? Let me tell you...

Doing Business in Haiti - What is your Experience?

You know something? As I talk to some people doing business in Haiti I am getting a different kind of warning... Scary almost... Many people start the conversation with: "Hein! Ou vle fe bisnis an Haiti? Ou granmoun? Fo-w mete granmoun sou ou wi..." Are you doing business in Haiti? Are thinking about it? What's your experience?

New Flights to Haiti coming soon from other Caribbean Destinations via LIAT Airline

Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, will soon be offering new flights in and out of Haiti to other Caribbean destinations... They made the announcement Tuesday that Haiti will be included in their new flight schedule...

Haitian Artists complain about ENCADREMENT - Whose job is that?

The other day I was having a conversation with a Haitian artist (painter) who told me that he was so disappointed with his lifestyle as an artist that he gave it up and started focusing on business instead... Most of the Haitian artist out there, paint, music, movies, etc, do it for love not for money, he says... He prefers business as it makes more financial sense...

Haiti has Deposits of Gold and Copper and a whole lot MORE, experts say

According to mining experts from South Africa, Haiti has significant deposits of gold, copper, manganese, nickel, silver, bauxite, platinum and more... A map of mineral deposits has been submitted to the Government of Haiti...

Haiti Mobile - CONATEL orders DIGICEL to restore VoIP Services

Good news for Haitian mobile phone uses... Haiti's Telecommunication regulator CONATEL has ordered mobile giant DIGICEL to restore all blocked Voice over IP (VoIP) apps like Tango, Skype, Viber, MagicJack etc and Immediately...

Haiti Bureau of Mines deny rumors of precious metal mining going on in the country

Ludner Remarais, Haiti director general of the Bureau of Mines and Energy (BME) denies rumors that nine (9) foreign mining companies are presently in Haiti scooping away the country's precious metals...

HASCO, The Haitian-American Sugar Company - Once upon a time, Haiti used to produce its own Sugar

Once upon a time there was a sugar producing company called HASCO... I say once upon a time because, since they shut down in 1987, there have no ZERO companies sugar in Haiti. we only import sugar...

Haitians Start Online Petition against Digicel action to Block VoIP services like Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz

Many Digicel Haiti mobile customers are upset over the company's decision to block Voice over IP (VoIP) trafic to services like Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz. One customer has started an online petition. Over 400 people have already signed the petition which spreading quicky via social media...

Haiti - Digicel Now Blocking VoIP services like Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz

Digicel Haiti has just announced that they are now blocking some Voice over IP (VoIP) services like Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz that allow users to make Free PC to Mobile Calls and free mobile video calls over 3G, 4G, & WiFi... So if you were enjoying these VoIP services to communicate with family and friends inside/outside of Haiti, you are out of luck...