The Haitian Internet Newsletter

Haiti Education: 90 percent of primary schools in Haiti are non-public

Can you believe this? At least 90 percent of Haiti's primary schools are non-public. in other words, only 10 percent of the primary schools in Haiti are public schools.

Hurricane Irma: Florida Declare a State of Emergency, Haiti is in BIG Trouble

Bad news for Haiti... Hurricane Irma has already strengthened into a Category 4 storm Monday afternoon. Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency. Things are not looking good for Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

School opens officially in Haiti today but NOT all students will be going

This Monday is the start of the shool year in Haiti. Ready or not, most parents did what they had to do to send their kids back to school but one parent says she is NOT ready.

A Haitian Teacher says: I am educating the children of others while I cannot pay for my own child's education

A Haitian school teacher, Paulette Dorsilome, from Verrettes lashed out at Senator Youri Latortue Saturday asking that public school teachers get paid what is due to them by the state (l'Etat Haitien).

Haitian Women, is it true that black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) is BAD for you if you just had a baby?

Sometimes you don't know who to believe in Haiti. A young woman who just had a baby in Haiti has been told NOT to eat black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) whille she is nursing. It's BAD for you, bad for the baby, they tell her. Is that TRUE of FALSE?

MONEY in Haiti: What is the Currency Symbol for the Haitian Gourde?

The universal dollar sign is "$", the Pound sign is "£", and the Euro sign "€". What is the Currency Symbol for the Haitian Gourde?

MINUSTAH has Finally Left HAITI For Good, the last Brazilian contingent left...

For every Haitian who's been waiting the the day when MINUSTAH leaves Haiti, your prayers have been answered... The last Brazilian contingent has left Haiti, MINUSTAH ale tout bon vre!!!

Haiti Earthquake: The Earth Shook More than Once in Haiti Today, 02 Sept 2017

There was more than one earthquake in Haiti today, Saturday, 02 Sept 2017... So far we received two reports of the earth shaking in Haiti, one this morning and and another earlier this after noon...

FLASH: Earthquake Reported in Centre Haiti

An earthquake has just been reported in the centre department (plateau central) of Haiti...

257 NGOs banned from operating in Haiti

The Haitian government has just revoked the operating license of 257 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in Haiti.