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Tonton Bicha Replies to Le Nouvelliste about Flagrant Bakara Commercial

The other day, Le Nouveliste wrote an article with the title: "Pour un rhum importé, Bicha avilit le vaudou et Barbancourt." Tonton Bicha was not to happy about that. So he wrote a letter to Le Nouveliste... Here is the English translation of that letter...

Haiti Rhum Wars - Barbancourt Vs. Bakara - Tonton Bicha in the Hot seat

Haitian actor Daniel Fils-Aime aka Tonton Bicha is in the hot seat because of his latest commercial for Bakara, a rum imported from the Dominican Republic into Haiti...The latest commercial is calling Bakara a "Rhum Culturel", that has upset a lot of people.

Beer Consumption in Haiti - How much beer do Haitians drink?

Beer consumption in Haiti is about 1.3 liters per person per year... compare that to 45 liters in the neighboring Dominican Republic... So... Why do Haitians drink so little beer? I think I have the answer...

Heineken to invest 100 Million dollars in Haiti

Heineken has just announced that it plans to invest more than than 100 million dollars in Haiti... Of course to produce more beer... What you didn't know? Heineken owns Brasserie Nationale d'Haiti (BRANA)... Poko sezi pitit... LOL... There's more!

Haiti is a good place to invest, Nicholas Galt says

Newly-elected chairman of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA), Nicholas Galt, is looking to develop business opportunities in Haiti and he is suggesting that Caricom, of which Haiti is a member, should make travel access of citizens of the country to the region much easier.

Haiti Bank Borlette - 2 Billion a Year Industry

Did you know? Borlette in Haiti is a two billion a year industry... That's BILLION with a 'B'. I don't know if it is in gourdes, in Haitian dollars or U.S. but... That's a heck of a lot of money if you ask me!

New Haiti Banking Measures Catches Diaspora Haitians Off Guard

The other day, I walked to a Bank in Haiti to open a Bank account and the customer service representative told me that I need to have an electric bill in my name as proof of address before I could open that bank account.

Doing Business in the Haiti-Dominican Border - A True Story

I wanted to get a better understanding of how money is made along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, so took a trip to a border town in Plateau Central Haiti. All I can tell you is there is a web of people surviving on this type of trade, I met a few...

Why Does Haiti Import Cement When Haiti Is Rich In Limestone?

Over the weekend I visited a Dominican man in Hato Viejo (Haitians call it Atobio) near Banica in the Dominican Republic and he told me he could not understand why Haiti is importing Cement when the country is so rich in limestone, the key ingredient in the manufacture of Portland Cement.

Ending Blackouts in Haiti - Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) Now Open to Investors

The Haitian government wants to end the blackout in Haiti. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) is bankrupted, unable to electrify Haiti as a whole. He wants to END BLACKOUT in Haiti. So... Investors get ready... Soon there will be a call for bids.