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The Haitian Internet Newsletter

OAVCT, Haiti auto insurance company on strike, police giving tickets for expired Insurance

Read this... Haitian police giving out tickets to drivers for expired auto insurance while OAVCT, the Haitian State insurance company, is on strike.

Haitian Chiropractors, Doesn't this hurt?

Most Haitian women on the countryside carry heavy weights on top of their heads everyday. Makes me wonder, chiropractors, doesn't this habit affect the neck and spine of these poor Haitians?

Insecurity in Haiti - Haitian Journalists PLEASE, STOP IT!

Did you know? In the United States, an estimated 1,197,704 violent crimes occurred nationwide in 2015. How many violent crimes occurred in Haiti that same year?

Haiti Auto Repair - Mechanic demands $7,500 Gourdes for a used part that cost $9.80 US brand new

Car parts cost a fortune in Haiti don't they? My car recently broke down in Haiti because of a bad crankshaft position sensor. A mechanic in my hometown demanded HTG $7500 Haitian gourdes for a used replacement part...

Haiti Public School Teachers Salary will increase in October 2017

Good news for public school teachers in Haiti... As of October 2017 Haitian public school teachers will see an increase of 20 to 30 percent...

Haiti Police Nationale Celebrates 22 years of existence

The Haitian national police force is celebrating 22 years of protecting and serving the Haitian people this 12 June 2017.

Haitian-American US Congresswoman Mia Love wants 12 more Months of TPS for Haitians

US Congresswoman Mia Love, the first Haitian American elected to U.S. Congress, thinks the American government should extend TPS for Haitians for another year...

Spending in Haiti - Why are PRICES set in US Dollars when the Haitian Currency is GOURDES

This morning, overheard a man complaining in the radio that the price everything except rice and chicken in Haiti is set in US Dollars... If you want to buy a nice perfume, decent clothing, a night in a hotel room, you have to pay in US dollars. "Why is that," the man asks, "when the currency if Haiti is the Gourde?"

MONEY Advice : Can you save MONEY by simply leaving it on a Savings Bank Account?

Yes, I agree, putting money away in a savings account is a good way to prevent you from spending it impulsively but if you want to put money away hoping to get some good interest on it, to make your money grow, is a savings account the way to go?

Dany Laferriere : Turneb Delpe used to give me money to go to the movies

Haitian writer and academician Danny Laferierre wrote a great tribute to politician Turneb Delpe after his death. In it, Danny Laferriere racalls moments as a teenager when Turneb Delpe would slip money into his pocket to go to the movies.

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Technology is expanding outside of the United States...

Haiti Tech Summit is Here :: Technology is expanding outside of the United States! Meet Christine Souffrant the organizer behind Haiti Tech Summit - more info at...

Guy Phillipe condamné a 9 ans de prison aux Etats-Unis Guy Phillipe, ex chef rebel haitien et recemment elu...

Guy Phillipe condamné a 9 ans de prison aux Etats-Unis :: Guy Phillipe, ex chef rebel haitien et récemment élu sénateur d'Haiti, a été condamné à passer neuf ans de prison...

RE: Haiti Education Crisis - Thousands of Haitian school teachers getting paid to teach NOBODY... He is right. I was in public school in Haiti and I...

RE: Haiti Education Crisis - Thousands of Haitian school teachers getting paid to teach NOBODY... :: He is right. I was in public school in Haiti and I had a teacher in class terminal who showed up twice in 7 months. He was still getting paid.I am...

Haitian Photo Stories...

PHOTO: Haiti Travel - a Waterfall Next to the Road PHOTO: Haiti Travel - a Waterfall Next to the Road

Look at this photo... Haiti Travel Guide -- a Waterfall next to the dirt road that leads to Savannette sou Dlo, Centre, Haiti... Going to Savannette...

PHOTO: Plastics on Haiti Beaches PHOTO: Plastics on Haiti Beaches

Look at this photo... Plastics on Haiti Beaches

Hotel Amiral Killick - Gonaives Haiti Hotel Amiral Killick - Gonaives Haiti

Look at this photo... Hotel Admiral Killick in Gonaives, Artibonite Haiti. Have you ever stayed at Hotel Amiral Killick in Gonaives Haiti? What do...