Haitian Internet Newsletter

Read articles about Haiti current events, Haiti news, and some surprising facts about Haiti from the Haitian Internet Newsletter.

Did you know: Avocado (zaboka) is a Superfood!

If you live in Haiti, chances are you eat Avocado (zaboka in Creole) whenever it is in season, if you are in the Haitian Diaspora, you probably eat it once in a while but did you know that zaboka is considered a superfood?

PetroCaribe: Petro challengers announces Haiti street protest Sunday June 09

The PetroCaribe street protest are about to restart in Haiti. Petro challengers regrouped under a structure called "Nou Pap Domi" announced a new street protest Sunday June 09 2019 to force the Superior Court of Auditors (CSCCA) to rendere a judicial decisions, called "arrêt de débet" so the the PetroCaribe judgments process can continue.

La Vie Cher en Haiti: 50 gourdes for 3 tomatoes in a Haitian province

My cousin who cooks for us is complaining how expensive tomatoes have become in the local marketplace. 50 gourdes (USD $0.54) for 3 medium tomatoes.

Anyone try the Ketogenic Diet while living in Haiti? What do you eat?

I am looking at the ketogenic diet (keto) while living in Haiti and I wonder if anyone else has tried it and what type of local foods you consume everyday.

Haitian police officer killed in Croix-des-Bouquets Saturday

Another Haitian police officer, Jean Luckner, was shot and killed Saturday evening in Santo 22, commune of Croix-des-Bouquets by armed individuals.

Gas prices could go up in Haiti soon, or gas companies say they wont be able to supply gas to consumers

Haitian importers of petroleum products (gasoline, diesel and kerosene) announced in a letter to the Minister of Economy and Finance, dated May 29, 2019, that their oil companies will soon no longer be able to supply Haiti with these products.

State Department now requires U.S. visa applicants to share social media accounts

The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It's a vast expansion of the Trump administration's enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors.

Is it smart to save money in Haitian Currency these days? Read what the Dominican businessman said

True story... I walk in to a currency exchange business in the Dominican Republic to exchange some Haitian gourdes for Dominican pesos and I asked the man: "How much can I get for this good looking Haitian money?" The man laughed and made the most unusual comment.

Haiti Insecurity - A vehicle with 4 passengers on board kidnapped by gangs Artibonite Haiti

A delegation of six vehicles were crusing through St Marc en route to Bonbardopolis, Nord-Ouest Haiti, when one of the vehicles was hijacked by individuals who identify themselves as the Arnel Gang.

Haitian Lady wants to drink Malta with Salt because her blood pressure is low. Wrong!

This morning my cousin walked into the house with a Malta which she was about to drink with salt because, she said, "I feel like by blood pressure is too low."