The Haitian Internet Newsletter

HAITI: Make friends with the kind of people you want to be like BUT, who wants to be a mentor in this country?

When I was younger, I was given this advice: Make friends with the kind of people you want to be like. It is good advice but, in Haiti, it doesn't seem to work if your intention is to find a great mentor to help you in your path to success.

Haiti bank robbery at FONKOZE caisse populaire in Gros-Mornes leaves 3 people wounded

A bank robbery at the FONKOZE caisse populaire in Gros-Mornes, Artibonite Haiti, leaves 3 people wounded and many clients in tears.

Les Mendiants en Haiti - Nan tan lontan, mande te konn fet devan legliz, konye a sa chanje

En Haiti nan tan lontan, se malere ki te konn ap mande devan legliz, konye a, mande vinn tounen you institution nan peyi a. genyen plis mendiants. Moun kap mande nan peyi dayiti vinn pi agressif.

Pedernales : The Dominican Republic border town economy relies heavily on Haitian consumers

Imagine that... Due to the fact that Haiti's central government has completely ignored it's Haitian border cities and towns over the years. The Dominicans have been making their bread and butter selling goods and services to these desperate Haitians... Casing point: Perdanales, Dominican Republic vs Anse-à-Pitres, Haiti.

Daily life in Haiti - Reuters shows a sad Haitian reality in pictures

If you sent me on a mission to take 25 pictures to show daily life in Haiti, I would choose a different set of pictures but I am Haitian, I am not Reuters. I don't have their mentality.

WOW... New Timberland Boots made from HAITI Recycled Plastic Bottles

Take a look at these boots... Believe it or not, these Timberland boots are made from old recycled plastic bottles recovered in Haiti...

If Haiti is poor, it is because the majority of Haitians are poor in their mentality

Si Haiti pòv, se paske majorite ayisyen pòv nan mantalite yo --- Can you understand that somebody spends more than $3,000 to $5,000 US to go to Chile, only to go sell soda bottles on the side of the road, something they could've done back in Haiti by investing only 500 gourdes.

Haitian businessman Roudolph Boulos sentenced to 6 months in prison

Haitian businessman and former Senator Roudolph Boulos has just been sentenced to 6 months in prison in relation to an old case of kidney failure linked to contaminated medicine that had claimed many lives in Haiti.

Haiti Corruption - Close to 350 million gourdes of "checks zombies" already recovered by Haitian Government

The Haitian government announced they have recovered close to 400 million gourdes in "checks zombies" in a fight against corruption deep inside the public administration in the country.

Haiti - Big media battle over imprisoned Senator Guy Philippe

There is a big media battle over Haitian Senator and former rebel leader Guy Philippe, incarcerated in the United States... The battle is clear between Radio Eclair journalist Louko Desir (emission Matin Debat) and Scoop FM journalist Garry Pierre Paul Charles (emisison Haiti Debat)