Haiti : Clifford Brandt Case Drags On

Under the expectation of everyone, the Clifford Brandt affair continues. The accused appeared this week twice before a judge in Gonaives. But nothing is complete, nothing is concluded as the court ran out of time. The file is therefore set for another hearimg in eight days, Le National reports Continue reading

Haiti : Senator Joseph Lambert Accuses Deputy of Helping Gang Leader’s Escape

In a special session in the Senate with the Superior Council of the National Police, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Joseph Lambert, said that deputy Printemps Bélizaire, was involved in the escape of the gang leader operating in the Village of God, during the police intervention in this neighborhood in to capture the suspect, Radio Television Caraibes Continue reading

Haiti : Education Group Demands Accountability for Funds

Education for All asks the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training to make public the Administrative Council of the National Fund for Education.
In accordance with the law of August 17, 2018, the NEF must be made up of ministers of national education, planning and external cooperation, economy and finance as well as Haitians living abroad, Alterpresse reports Continue reading

Haiti : Quatre-Chemins Festival is Over.

The 15th edition of the Quatre-Chemins festival ended on December 1st. The next edition is already in perspective with Michelle Lemoine, a personality who will be honored the next year. She is the symbolic figure of the cultural space that will be perform from November 25 to December 7, 2019.

The artistic director of this festival, Guy Régis Jr reminds that this great theatrical festival opens to reflection on issues related to citizenship and social commitment. Le Nouvelliste reports Continue reading

Haiti : Culture Minister Jean Michel Lapin in the US to close potential deals with museum

Minister of Culture and Communication, Jean Michel Lapin, went to Washington recently to strengthen the links between the Ministry and international partners in the conservation of cultural sites.
During this trip, the Director of the Museum of African Art (NMAfA), Gus Casely-Hayford and Karen Milbourne, curator at NMAfA. Mr. Casely-Hayford was very interested in the history of the country and its relationship with Benin. He wants the cooperation to be based on a more ambitious project. This brings the Haitian delegation to reflect, currently, on the concept of a “Museum of the Haitian Revolution”, with three components: the history of the struggle for independence of the country, the Vodou and the arts, Radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

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