The Haitian Internet Newsletter

A meal costs 60 times more in Haiti than in New York, the World Food Programme says

A World Food Programme (WFP) publication examined the true cost of a plate of food around the world and, can you believe, a simple meal in Haiti costs 60 times more than in New York. Read this, you will be shocked...

Flooding in Haiti, 10,000 homes inundated, 5 people dead

Recent rains in Haiti caused lots of flooding in North-western and South Haiti. Just two days of torrential rains left five people dead and more than 10,000 homes inundated, authorities said.

Hinche Haiti - EDH arresting residents for stealing electricity

About 40 residents in the city of Hinche Haiti were arrested Monday for stealing electricity.

TPS for Haitians affects the Economy at home: Money is in short supply these days...

Many small businesses in the Haitian city were we live are complaining less and less customers are coming in to buy goods and services these days. The holidays season is approaching and they are not feeling it. What could be the cause? TPS is one of the culprits...

TPS for Haitians - New legislation being prepared to allow TPS recipient to apply for a Green Card

While President Donald Trump and his administration is getting ready to decide whether or not to extend TPS for Haitians, 3 members of Congress are working on a new legislation that would allow every TPS recipient to apply for permanent residency.

2 Haitian Police Officers Shot and Killed Wednesday in Grand-Ravine, 7 wounded in total

Two Haitian Policemen of the Unité départementale de maintien d'ordre (UDMO) were Shot and Killed Monday in an operation that took place in Grand-Ravine neighborhood, communal section of Croix-des-Bouquets, West, Haiti.

"Banm Tit Mwen," Give me my Respect, a Haitian Rap Creole Military Soldier Man sings...

"I could've been a businessman but instead I chose to become a soldier in the Haitian Military. So, give me my respect (Banm Tit Mwen), a Haitian soldier sings in his new Rap Creole song.

Haiti is not in debt, Haiti is a creditor, it is France which owes Haiti money

France has probably never forgiven Haiti for the tens of thousands of slaves who rose up in the armed uprising that led to history's first abolition of slavery resulting in the loss of revenue from its slave system and thousands of destroyed sugar and coffee plantations.

Waste management in Haiti: There is a serious Garbage problem in Haiti

This morning, I went for a walk in my home town of Hinche Haiti. I decided to follow a little path along Riviere Hinquitte which borders the city. My Goodness! There is so much garbage along the river bed!

Cooking in Haiti: Why do Haitians still use Charcoal to cook instead of Propane (LPG)?

Haiti: CHARBON Vs PROPANE (LPG) -- Based on my experience cooking with propane in Haiti, I truly believe it is more economical than cooking with charcoal. So why do Haitians continue to cook with charcoal?