Haitian Internet Newsletter

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Haiti Environment : Metal Mining Would Be Disastrous for Haiti (VIDEO) - Read this...

Metal mining in Haiti will bring profits to the few and more misery for the masses, according to an Op-Ed from the New York Times. Given the unique vulnerabilities Haiti faces, mining could deal the country's environment and economy a blow from which it would never recover.

FLASH: Elderly Haitian agronomist William Michel commits suicide at the age of 75

Haiti is mourning the death of Agronomist and Engineer William Michel. The old man committed suicide Wednesday, at the age of 75. What would drive a 75 year old Haitian man to commit suicide?

Why call it "GOOD Friday" when it is the day Jesus died on the Cross?

Don't you find it interesting that the dark and bleak event commemorating a day of suffering and death of Jesus Christ is called Good Friday?

HAITI: Make friends with the kind of people you want to be like BUT, who wants to be a mentor in this country?

When I was younger, I was given this advice: Make friends with the kind of people you want to be like. It is good advice but, in Haiti, it doesn't seem to work if your intention is to find a great mentor to help you in your path to success.

Haiti bank robbery at FONKOZE caisse populaire in Gros-Mornes leaves 3 people wounded

A bank robbery at the FONKOZE caisse populaire in Gros-Mornes, Artibonite Haiti, leaves 3 people wounded and many clients in tears.

Les Mendiants en Haiti - Nan tan lontan, mande te konn fet devan legliz, konye a sa chanje

En Haiti nan tan lontan, se malere ki te konn ap mande devan legliz, konye a, mande vinn tounen you institution nan peyi a. genyen plis mendiants. Moun kap mande nan peyi dayiti vinn pi agressif.

Pedernales : The Dominican Republic border town economy relies heavily on Haitian consumers

Imagine that... Due to the fact that Haiti's central government has completely ignored it's Haitian border cities and towns over the years. The Dominicans have been making their bread and butter selling goods and services to these desperate Haitians... Casing point: Perdanales, Dominican Republic vs Anse-à-Pitres, Haiti.

Daily life in Haiti - Reuters shows a sad Haitian reality in pictures

If you sent me on a mission to take 25 pictures to show daily life in Haiti, I would choose a different set of pictures but I am Haitian, I am not Reuters. I don't have their mentality.

WOW... New Timberland Boots made from HAITI Recycled Plastic Bottles

Take a look at these boots... Believe it or not, these Timberland boots are made from old recycled plastic bottles recovered in Haiti...

If Haiti is poor, it is because the majority of Haitians are poor in their mentality

Si Haiti pòv, se paske majorite ayisyen pòv nan mantalite yo --- Can you understand that somebody spends more than $3,000 to $5,000 US to go to Chile, only to go sell soda bottles on the side of the road, something they could've done back in Haiti by investing only 500 gourdes.