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Battery Backup Power for the home in Haiti - Deep cycle batteries

Battery Backup Power for the home in Haiti - Deep cycle batteries

You don't have to live off the grid to have yourself some deep cycle batteries for backup energy in Haiti.

Whether you live in the capital Port-au-Prince or any little city in the country, you got to have at least two or for deep cycle batteries and a Power Inverter Charger to keep the lights on when the electricity goes out

We bought these four Trace T-235 deep cycle platinum 6 volt batteries a few years ago. They are pretty darn good.

Backup power is a very important thing to have in country like Haiti where electricity is not available on a 24-hour basis.

What kind of backup power do you have in your neck of the woods?

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Automatic Power Inverter/Chargers made in the Dominican Republic - Why can't we make them in Haiti?

Automatic Power Inverter/Chargers made in the Dominican Republic - Why can't we make them in Haiti?

Talk about a business opportunity in Haiti, I do not notice a lot of power inverter/chargers and recycled deep cycle batteries for sale in Haiti while in many cities and small towns in the neighboring Dominican Republic, you will find at least one store that that make cheap and new Automatic Power Inverter/Chargers.

This is a great business opportunity, don't you think?

Not everyone can afford to to to Valerio Canez and dish out hundred of dollars U.S. to buy big brand power inverters and brand new Trojan deep cycle batteries.

People with economic problems in Haiti need backup power too. Right?

backup power is something that people in the lower middle class and the poor don't really have access to and no one seems to be taking advantage of that.

So I think it would be a great business opportunity to fix and resell old power inverters and deep cycle batteries especially now that Haitians are more energy conscious.

Hey... Big businessmen in Haiti, why not import the parts? why not start a new business model in Haiti where young Haitians can buy parts and build inverter/chargers to resell to the people. This type of business is all over the Dominican Republic.

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The best soccer stadium in the world is in Haiti, look and you will agree...

The best soccer stadium in the world is in Haiti, look and you will agree...

Imagine that... A bunch of Haitian school children playing soccer on a grassy hill with a breathtaking view of the Haitian mountains in the backdrop. If you are a nature lover, it doesn't get any better than that...

Haitians love the game of soccer. and to these young Haitian children, they are playing in the best soccer stadium in the world...

What do you think?

This photo was shared on social media by Operation Blessing International nonprofit humanitarian organization providing relief to those in need and helping them combat poverty.

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PHOTO: Gunther Widmaier, son of Richard Widmaier (Radio Tele Metropole Haiti)

PHOTO: Gunther Widmaier, son of Richard Widmaier (Radio Tele Metropole Haiti)

Here is a photo of Gunther Widmaier - the eldest son of Radio Tele Metropole Haiti's president and director general (PDG) Richard Widmaier

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Haiti Market Day / Jou Mache - Castor beans (maskriti) and organic chicken eggs for sale

Haiti Market Day / Jou Mache - Castor beans (maskriti) and organic chicken eggs for sale

Here is a photo of a pile of castor beans (maskriti) and farm-fresh organic chicken eggs (ze poul peyi) for sale during market day (jou mache) in Haiti.

Next to the maskriti is a small pile of lemons (sitwon) for sale. Lemon is a hard to find commodity in Haiti these days.

About jou mache in Haiti

Most cities and towns in haiti have one or two days during the week they call 'Jou Mache' (Market Day), That's the day everyone from the outskirts of the city bring their cultivated goods (danré) to market for sale.

That is is also they day they buy the things they need to bring back to the countryside. Matches, kerosene, vegetable oil, spaghetti, etc...

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Most Haitian bike riders do not wear a Motorcycle Helmets

Most Haitian bike riders do not wear a Motorcycle Helmets

Most Haitian bike riders do not wear a Motorcycle Helmets. They are all over the place, motorcycle taxi drivers (taxi motos) in Haiti carrying 2 or 3 passengers on their backs, neither one of them have a motorcycle helmet.

Here is a message from Haiti police chief Michel-Ange Gedon to these people who either refuse or do not want to wear helmets:

Do you know how important it is to wear a helmet when when riding your motorbike or bicycle?

When you wear a helmet, you are not doing it for the police but you put it to protect yourself, your head, your brain and your face in case you fall.

Haiti PNH DGs Godson Orelus, Michel-Ange Gedeon, Mario Andresol Haiti PNH DGs Godson Orelus, Michel-Ange Gedeon, Mario Andresol

Police Chief Michel Ange Gedon asks all Haitian Taxi Moto riders to always require the taxi moto driver to give you a helmet to wear on your head.

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Reynold Bonnefil, CEO of Haytian Tractor (HAYTRAC)

Reynold Bonnefil, CEO of Haytian Tractor (HAYTRAC)

Here is a photo of Reynold Bonnefil, CEO of Haytian Tractor & Equipment Co. S.A. (HAYTRAC), the exclusive representative of Caterpillar, John Deere, Mobil lubricants, Mack, Volkswagen and more in Haiti.

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Haitian Student caught cheating on BAC exams, conceals Bluetooth headset under wound dressing

Haitian Student caught cheating on BAC exams, conceals Bluetooth headset under wound dressing

Here is a photo of a Haitian Student being arrested by Police during the 2017 baccalaureate (BAC) exam for cheating.

This student pretending to be the victim of an accident actually concealed a Bluetooth headset under the wound dressing (pansement) made of gauze and taped a mobile phone behind his leg.

Clever young man, but he didn't get away with it.

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PHOTO: Haiti - Restoration of the old Belladere Army Barracks (Caserne de Belladere)

PHOTO: Haiti - Restoration of the old Belladere Army Barracks (Caserne de Belladere)

Here is a photo of the old Caserne de Belladere, the Belladere Army Barracks which was also the Douanne de Belladere (Customs) and the Prison of Belladere as well, after it was restored in 2014.

Since Belladere is a city border city (ville frontaliere) with the neighboring Dominican Republic. the old caserne was build so that you had to go under it, like a gateway, go get in and out of Haiti to the Dominican Republic.

An KREYOL...

Haiti - Restoration ancienne Caserne de Belladere (ancienne Douane la tou)

Gade photo saa... Gen restoration ki ap fet nan ancienne caserne Belladere la... Se edifice saa ki te ni Casene, ni Douane, ni Prison nan Belladere Haiti... Lè ou soti sou fontiere Haitiano-Dominicain an, se anba caserne lan pou-w pase pou ou rantre nan ville Belladere...

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Guy Philippe says: Prison is not a Cemetary

Guy Philippe says: Prison is not a Cemetary

Speaking live from a US prison, Haitian rebel turned Senator Guy Philippe says "prizon pa simityè" (prison is not a cemetery).

What do you think he means by that?

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