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Haitian Times News Roundup – Dec. 13

Haiti

Deputy Assistant Secretary Merten Underscores U.S. Government Partnership During Visit to Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti –Kenneth Merten, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. State Department, visited Port-Au-Prince, Haiti December 6-8. Ambassador Merten’s visit underscored the long-standing U.S.-Haiti partnership, as well as the U.S. commitment to supporting the democratic process and strengthening the rule of law to ensure political and economic stability in Haiti. Continue reading

Haiti and Morrocco agree to strengthen bilateral relations

Haiti and Morocco have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relations following talks between the foreign ministers of the two countries, according to a statement issued here.

It said that Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit Edmond, met with his counterpart, Nasser Bourita on the side-lines of the Intergovernmental Conference for the Adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration on Tuesday. Continue reading

Jamaica Broilers Increases Stake In Haiti Operation

The Haiti operation of the Jamaica Broilers Group are substantial enough to now be classified as its own geographic segment.

That decision was put into effect over seven months ago, and now the poultry company has followed that up with an increased stake in the operation. Continue reading

Haiti : Finance Bill Submitted to Parliament

Minister of Economy and Finance, Ronald Decembre, presented the 2018-2019 Finance Bill. The project of 172.8 billion gourdes was submitted to the presidents of the Senate, Joseph Lambert, and the Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau. 110 billion gourdes are allocated for operating expenses and 62.8 billion are for investments, Radio Metropole reports Continue reading

Earthquake Hit Haiti Again

A light earthquake, measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale, was recorded at 5:42 am on Monday, December 10, 2018, particularly in the Nippes department, according to the Seismology Technical Unit of the Bureau of Mines and Energy (BME) Radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

2019 Carnival to be Celebrated on March 3,4 and 5.

Town hall of Port-au-Prince unveiled the theme of the national carnival 2019 on December 11, 2018. “Respekte Lavi”(Respect Life) has been chosen as the theme for next year’s carnival. Which will be held in Port-au-Prince on March 3, 4 and 5 2019, according to city officials, announced the organizing committee. Champ de Mars will host the next national carnival, Le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Morocco to Strengthen Cooperation with Haiti

At the Intergovernmental Conference for the adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, on 11 December, Haiti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cults, Bocchit Edmond, met with his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita and signed declaration of cooperation. Morocco is committed to strengthening cooperation in higher and technical education as well as agriculture, among other areas, Le National reports. Continue reading

Haiti : First Lady Denies Involvement in Dermalog case.

The communication office of the first lady denied that she took part in this government delegation to sign a contract Yet, Senator Yuri Latortue maintains that Martine Moise had indeed participated, along with the director general of the ONI, at the Trust Tech conference on new technologies held in Cannes in November 2017. Despite the first lady’s reaction, Latortue says it’s necessary to push ahead for a full investigation, Radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Haitians in America

Haitians In America: How Her Faith Has Led This Fashionista To Dream And Achieve Big

If you ask New Jersey native and fashionista Tarah-Lynn Saint Elien her secret to success, the answer is quite simple. She credits everything to her faith in God and intends on taking that faith to empower others on taking charge of their lives with style. Continue reading

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Dec. 13, 2018

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