Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Nov. 9


Naomi Osaka Receives Hero’s Welcome in Haiti

After two days in Haiti, Naomi Osaka, US Open champion is pampered by the Haitian authorities. She received the key of the city of Jacmel and is named goodwill ambassador for the promotion of Haitian sport by the president Jovenel Moise, Radio Tele Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Also read: 3 Things to know about Naomi Osaka

Transfers from diaspora is Main Source of Currency for Haitian Economy

In 2017, the diaspora sent $2.7 billion US to Haiti, becoming the country’s largest source of hard currency. So far this year the transfers have amounted to $ 3 billion. The money come from Haitians living mainly in United States, Chile, Canada and Brazil. With 32% of gross domestic product, the diaspora could alone guide Haiti to development projects, according to a report by Radio Tele Caraibes. Continue reading

Haitian Government Putting Social Projects into Action

The Economic and Social Economic Assistance Fund has begun distributing food dishes in the area formerly controlled by the Arnel Joseph’s gang. More than 3,000 plates were distributed 48 hours after the intervention of several national police units supported by the United Nations Mission in Support of Haitian Justice. Distribution will continue in the coming weeks so as other development projects, Radio Metropole reports.  Continue reading

Haiti: Artisanat en Fête its 12th Edition

Artisanat en Fête is coming with its 12th edition with carved metal pieces, paper mache objects, horns, vodou flag enthusiasts, jewelry and other accessories. From utility to decorative, everything will be available to the public on November 10 and 11 with 187 exhibitors on the program. New artists from Martinique and Saint Martin will also be present, Le Nouvelliste writes. Continue reading

Taiwan, ready to Increase its Investment in Haiti

Taiwan wants to develop trade and invest with Haiti. The Asian country has opened a two-day fair of products from Taiwan, Radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Nov. 09, 2018

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