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Education: Students in Haiti go Back to School Monday, September 9, 2019

PHOTO: Haiti - Elev Lekol Piblik nou yo (Public School Students) Back to school in Haiti for the academic year 2019-2020 is scheduled for Monday, September 9, 2019 according to the calendar released by the says the Ministry of National Education (MENFP). more »

Tennis: Meghan Markle expected to watch Serena Williams in US Open final

PHOTO: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day Tennis fans, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is coming to the U.S. Open on Saturday hoping to see her good friend, Serena Williams, win her record-tying 24th major tennis title, USA Today reported. more »

Residents of La Gonave Haiti call for independence of the island

48 billion dollar la gonave project A group of residents of La Gonave Island, Haiti,are calling for the independence of the island because, they say, authorities of the central Haitian government have never worked on its development. more »

Every few months Haiti has a Gas Shortage problem and all its consequences, journalist said

Gas For Sale by The Gallon In Haiti Nearly every 3 months, Haiti suffers from a gasoline shortage and all the consequences that follows, a journalist said on Radio Friday. more »

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's former president, dies at 95

PHOTO: Robert Mugabe - Former President of Zimbabwe Africa - Robert Mugabe, the former of leader of Zimbabwe who helped liberate and destroy his country, dies at 95. more »

Sugary or Diet: Keep drinking soda and you will die earlier, study shows

PHOTO: Pouring Soda in a Glass It doesn't matter if it's sugary or diet: New study links all soda to an early death, a Washington Post article reads. more »

Why is it that the rich in Haiti never leave the country, only the poor?

Money Patched Up Piggy Bank Poukisa moun ki pi rich yo pa janm kouri kite Haiti, se toujou malere afè pa bon k ap pete kouri kite peyi a? Kisa sa di w de peyi Dayiti? (English below) more »

FLASH: Lack of Gasoline and Diesel in Haiti still a problem

National Gas Station filled with Motorcycles during a gas shortage Haitian motorists are still having difficulty finding gasoline and diesel to put in their vehicles in order to move about the country. more »

Haiti, the Country of the Impossible, one Journalist said

A Haitian journalist has classified Haiti as the "country of the impossible." more »

Tennis: Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka is Back in New York for US Open 2019 and she is ready!

PHOTO: Naomi Osaka kissing her 2018 US Open Champion Trophy Last year, Haitian-Japanese Tennis player Naomi Osaka made history when she beat Serena Williams to win her first US Open title. This year, Osaka is back as defending champion. more »