Haitian Newsletter Articles

Here are some of the latest articles published on the Haitian Internet Newsletter

Haitian president create new commission to help manage COVID-19 resources

Coronavirus COVID-19 : How to protect yourself, what to do if you're sick, Watch for symptoms With the fear of coronavirus in Haiti, the Haitian president created a new Commission to help manage resources coming from the international organizations and the private sector. more »

First COVID-19 related death registered in Haiti Sunday

Coronavirus COVID-19 : How to protect yourself, what to do if you're sick, Watch for symptoms Haiti, one of the few places on Earth that had not yet registered a fatality from the coronavirus outbreak has its first death registered this Sunday April 5th 2020, a credible news site reported. more »

I chose the wrong time to leave Haiti and go to New York, now I am stuck in coronavirus heaven

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing center in Spring Valley New York in front Planet Fitness Gym Who would have thought going to New York would be a mistake? After living in Haiti for 8 years I decided to go spend some time in the United States and, of all places, I picked New York. right before it became the epicenter of covid-19, the coronavirus pandemic. more »

100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar, Haiti's worst nightmare is now a reality

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar Haitians have long feared that one day you will need 100 gourdes for one U.S. dollar. Haitian newspaper Le Nouveliste reported thaf it is now so. You need 100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar. more »

Haiti airport employees will only be paid half their salary due to COVID-19 lockdown

Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Due to major shutdowns and air traffic to a half, the Haitian Airport Authority (AAN) is cutting the salaries of airport employees by a half in order to keep the employees with an income. more »

Haitian-American Spring Valley Pastor holds mother's funeral on Social Media with church closed due to Coronavirus

Pastor Nathaniel Demosthene - First Timothy Christian Church Spring Valley When the mother of Spring Valley's First Timothee Christian Church Haitian-American pastor Nathaniel Demosthene passed away in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic, everyone member the church wanted to attend the funeral. So the good pastor decided to hold a virtual funeral for his mother so his assembly could attend while practicing social distancing. more »

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Haiti rise up to 15

Haiti Medical Alert There are now 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Haiti according to the latest government news released to the media. more »

Doctor in Haiti released unharmed after being kidnapped

Dr Jerry Bitar, one of the leading doctors at Hopital Bernard Mevs in Haiti Bernard Mevs hospital doctor Jerry Bitar was released unharmed Friday night after he was kidnapped in Haiti. more »

COVID-19 / Economy : Haitian taxi drivers in New York complain they cannot make money because of coronavirus

Haitian Taxi Cab in Spring Valley New York There are many Haitians in New York who earned their living driving taxicabs. These days, Haitian cab drivers are struggling to make money because of the Coronavirus outbreak ravaging the state. more »

Haitian doctor kidnapped, Bernard Mevs Hospital workers shut down the hospital

Dr Jerry Bitar, one of the leading doctors at Hopital Bernard Mevs in Haiti Hospital employees Bernard Hospital Haiti shut down the hospital after one of the leading doctors was kidnapped on his way to work early Friday morning. more »