Haiti to build 32 public schools

The Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training is proposing to build 30 elementary schools and two high schools as part of its investment budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. The schools will be built in nine of the country’s 10 departments, Radio Television Caraibes is reporting. Continue reading

Haiti: Two people killed by gunshots at funeral

According to Radio Television Caribes, the police are investigating the shooting death of two protesters in Bel Air while relatives paid their last tribute. Continue reading

Haitian Armed Forces recruiting managerial staff and soldiers

The Haitian army is taking shape as officials began recruiting staff and soldiers. Once the soldiers are on board, doctors, civil engineers, architects, computer scientists and other engineers will be brought on board, according to Le Nouvelliste. Continue reading

Haitian currency devaluation reaches crisis level

For months, the process of buying and selling on the Haitian market is facing a real problem with a scarcity of currency. Supermarkets, shops, restaurants, public transporters, they have no change to provide their services. The bank of the Republic of Haiti, money supplier, remains silent on this subject, Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Haiti recedes on the World Bank’s annual “Doing Business” ranking

Le Nouvelliste writes that investing in Haiti is a high risk venture. In the 2019 edition of the “Doing Business” report, Haiti is ranked 182 out of 190 country studies. Continue reading

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