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Recent Haitian Newsletter Articles...

Environmental advantages of local production in Haiti Environmental advantages of local production in Haiti

What are the environmental advantages of local production in Haiti? Read this... "On the one hand, local production generates less waste compared to imported products. On the other hand, waste derived from local production is easier to process." This is a bit of an article by Nord-Est Info

Approved: $75 Million IDA grant to build better roads in Haiti Approved: $75 Million IDA grant to build better roads in Haiti

More than 350,000 people in rural Haiti will benefit from improved access to all weather roads, local markets and health centers in the South, South East and Nippes departments as a result of a new US$ 75 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) approved today by the

Little Haiti Miami, Haitian businesses now being evicted in large numbers Little Haiti Miami, Haitian businesses now being evicted in large numbers

Suddenly the Little Haiti neighborhood is too good for Haitians... New projects are underway little Haiti Miami, rent prices are soaring and Haitian business owners, are being pushed out. One such Haitian business owner is Rollin Virgile, owner of Virgile's Tuxedo, who has been in the same

76-year-old Haitian student just took his State exams in 9ème année fondamentale! 76-year-old Haitian student just took his State exams in 9ème année fondamentale!

If you think it is too late to go back to school, think again! 76-year-old Haitian man Jeudy Jean Horel went back to school to finish high school in Haiti. He just took his State exams in 9ème année fondamentale. That's 4eme secondaire for in the old school system. Old man Jeudy he is

A 'Little Haiti' District Is Coming to New York City A 'Little Haiti' District Is Coming to New York City

Very soon, Haitians in New York City will have their own "Little Haiti," coming to the Flatbush section of Brooklyn in the form of the "Little Haiti Business and Cultural District." Brooklyn is home to the largest community of Haitian-Americans in the United States outside of Florida, so why not

More Haitian Photo Stories...

Konbit : Haitian Farmers working together planting crops in Plateau Central Haiti Konbit : Haitian Farmers working together planting crops in Plateau Central Haiti

Look at this photo... Haitian Farmers working together and planting crops in Plateau Central Haiti (Departement du Centre). This is called Konbit in...

Ti Machann : The micro-business men and women of Haiti Ti Machann : The micro-business men and women of Haiti

Haitians in general have a business mentality but they often lack the finances to start a decent business. So they start small, very small... A Ti...

PHOTO: Jason Derulo in Haiti a second time PHOTO: Jason Derulo in Haiti a second time

Take a look at this photo, Haitian-American singer Jason Dedulo in Haiti a second time. He is being escorted by POLITOUR, the Haitian tourism police.

Photo: Haiti Police Nationale (PNH) sou Bicyclette Photo: Haiti Police Nationale (PNH) sou Bicyclette

Here is a photo of Police officers of the Haitian national police force (PNH) riding their bikes (Police Nationale sou bicyclette) The Haitian Prime...

POLITFONT Haiti - Police DG Michel-Ange Gedeon in Haitian Border Police uniform POLITFONT Haiti - Police DG Michel-Ange Gedeon in Haitian Border Police uniform

Look at this photo... POLITFONT - Haiti Police chief Michel-Ange Gédéon in Haitian Border Police uniform On Wednesday, December 27, it was...