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Be carefull when refilling your 5 gallon water bottles, especially in Haiti Be carefull when refilling your 5 gallon water bottles, especially in Haiti

True story... I went to a water bottle refilling station to purchase my clean drinking water. It wasn't until after the bottle was filled that I...

Haiti Business - Haiti moving further away from ever becoming investment grade Haiti Business - Haiti moving further away from ever becoming investment grade

Haiti's foreign direct investment and financing prospects look grim, moving further away from ever becoming investment grade, David Jessop, a...

Dispute between Haiti and a US energy trading firm causing nationwide gas shortage Dispute between Haiti and a US energy trading firm causing nationwide gas shortage

There is a big conflict between the Haitian government and U.S. Energy Trading company Novum and that's what is causing all this problems with...

Haitian Photo Stories...

Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Alexandre Petion Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Alexandre Petion

Here is a photo of two of Haiti's founding fathers Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Alexandre Petion. Jean-Jacques Dessalines was a leader of the Haitian...

Vegetables in Haiti - Pourpiers / Koupye (purslane in English) Vegetables in Haiti - Pourpiers / Koupye (purslane in English)

Haitians simply love to eat "koupye" called pourpiers in French. In English koupye is called purslane. They call it wild purslane (Portulaca...

Gas shortage in Haiti - Motorcycles line up for some Gasoline Gas shortage in Haiti - Motorcycles line up for some Gasoline

Gasoline and diesel is a hard to find commodity in Haiti these days. Motorcycles line up for some Gasoline at a National Gas Station in Hinche Haiti.