Michel Martelly

Recent Haitian Newsletter Articles...

TPS for Nicaragua Delayed 12 months, TPS for Haitians to be decided 23 Nov TPS for Nicaragua Delayed 12 months, TPS for Haitians to be decided 23 Nov

Although Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans has been terminated by the U.S. department of Homeland Security, There is a 12 months delay of the effective date of termination... Why? Keep reading... According to a press release from the Office of the Press Secretary of the Department

Haiti is not in debt, Haiti is a creditor, it is France which owes Haiti money Haiti is not in debt, Haiti is a creditor, it is France which owes Haiti money

France has probably never forgiven Haiti for the tens of thousands of slaves who rose up in the armed uprising that led to history's first abolition of slavery resulting in the loss of revenue from its slave system and thousands of destroyed sugar and coffee plantations. Haiti paid very dearly: in

Waste management in Haiti: There is a serious Garbage problem in Haiti Waste management in Haiti: There is a serious Garbage problem in Haiti

This morning, I went for a walk in my home town of Hinche Haiti. I decided to follow a little path along Riviere Hinquitte which borders the city. My Goodness! There is so much garbage along the river bed! There is NO garbage collection in Hinche, by that I mean a day of the week when people put

Haiti's relationship with other countries: Give and Take, you give, I take Haiti's relationship with other countries: Give and Take, you give, I take

The other day was talking to a Dominican man who said this to me: "Haiti's relationship with other countries is give and take: They give, Haiti takes... I have to admit, I was a bit embarrassed. OK, I was very embarrassed, the man is talking about my beloved Haiti and I didn't have a solid

A meal costs 60 times more in Haiti than in New York, the World Food Programme says A meal costs 60 times more in Haiti than in New York, the World Food Programme says

A World Food Programme (WFP) publication examined the true cost of a plate of food around the world and, can you believe, a simple meal in Haiti costs 60 times more than in New York. Read this, you will be shocked... The first thing that came to mind when I read this was: No way! this is

More Haitian Photo Stories...

PHOTO: Naomi Osaka, Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player visits Haiti PHOTO: Naomi Osaka, Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player visits Haiti

Look at this photo... Naomi Osaka, Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player during a visit to Haiti in October 2017. Her father, Leonard Francois, is Haitian...

PHOTO: 16 Haitians in a 5-passenger car caught entering the Dominican Republic PHOTO: 16 Haitians in a 5-passenger car caught entering the Dominican Republic

Look at this photo... 16 Haitians in a 5-passenger car caught entering the Dominican Republic. 12 inside the car 4 in the trunk.

Low Back Pain, Hip Pain, is it a nerve, muscle, or joint? How to Tell (video) Low Back Pain, Hip Pain, is it a nerve, muscle, or joint? How to Tell (video)

Are you having low back or hip pain? find out if it is a nerve, a muscle, or the joint. How to tell, watch this video... (YouTube video)

Haiti Street Vendors - Machan Mayi Boukannen Haiti Street Vendors - Machan Mayi Boukannen

Look at this photo... A Haitian street vendor selling Mayi Boukannen (baked corn on the cob). If you are looking for a quick snack in the streets of...

Haiti Beef Cattle - Livestock - Yon bèf ki mare nan kòd (pa genyen élevage libre ankò) Haiti Beef Cattle - Livestock - Yon bèf ki mare nan kòd (pa genyen élevage libre ankò)

My father tells me when he was a small child growing up in Haiti, there was free breeding (elevage libre), which meant that all cattle, goats...