Banking in Haiti

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.

Haitian banks risk being dropped by their correspondent US banks

Bad News from the Haitian Banking sector -- Haitian banks are at risk of losing their correspondent US banks with the new measures taken by the US government to combat money laundering and terrorism, Haiti Press Networks reports...

Banks in Haiti - ONE Branch Serves an entire Region, Result : Long Lines

There is one UNIBANK branch in the city of Hinche Haiti, people drive all the way from Maissade, Marmont, Thomonde, Thomassique, Lospalis, Cerca la Source, Cerca Carvajal for all their banking needs... There are 3 bank tellers at most, and lines are excessively long...

Haiti Money - 50.5 Haitian Gourdes Now NEEDED for 1 US Dollar...

Have you heard? The US Dollar rises above 50 gourdes in Haiti. The Haitian Gourde is loosing more and more value... Nowadays need 50.5 Haitian Gourdes to buy one US dollar in Haiti... It's 50.1 gourdes to sell 1 US dollar...

Haiti Justice Scandal - Prisoner Behind Bars escorted to Bank to complete a transaction

There is a BIG Justice scandal in the Haitian justice system in Gonaives... An accused man, imprisoned pending the investigation of a case, was escorted by police to perform a banking transaction on the orders of the Government Commissioner...

New Haiti Banking Measures Catches Diaspora Haitians Off Guard

The other day, I walked to a Bank in Haiti to open a Bank account and the customer service representative told me that I need to have an electric bill in my name as proof of address before I could open that bank account.

Banks in Haiti - From Maissade to Hinche Just to Cash a Check

If you live in Maissade and you want to go to the bank, say to cash your check, you have to drive all the way to Hinche to do that...

Banks in Haiti - Which Bank Do You Prefer?

I am standing in line at a bank in Haiti, the line is so long. Some friends suggest I switch bank. That bank always has long lines, my friends tell me....

Banks in Haiti - Bill Gates Is Funding Mobile Banking In Haiti

Bill Gates offers $10 Million Dollars to fund for mobile banking in Haiti. Very soon, you will be able to send and receive money using only your cell phone in Haiti thanks to the Bill gates and Melinda Gates Foundation who has created a $10 million fund for mobile banking services in the country.