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Haitian Times News Roundup – Jan. 22

Haiti

Haiti: One Person Died and 6 wounded During pre-Carnival Sundays

Radio Metropole reported that health officials said that there were 24 emergency cases on Sunday, on the second day of pre-carnival festivities. 4 cases of gunshot wounds and 3 by other weapons are counted. While during the first Sunday, 6 wounded were identified, including 1 that got shot and died on the way to the hospital. Continue reading

3 Destinations For Haitian Culture In Miami

Haitian culture is alive and well in Miami. If you’re looking to take in some art, embrace the culture or simply educate yourself on the culture of Haiti, here are a few destinations you don’t want to miss in Miami. Continue reading

Haiti: Jovenel Moise Discussed Infrastructure in Saint Marc

President Jovenel Moise said that more than 10 miles of roads will be built in Saint Marc during a meeting with local authorities, members of the international community. The president has also announced the start of infrastructure works such as drainage, maintenance of irrigation canals in the suburbs of Kafou Madan Senta and Blaukoss, which are very vulnerable on rainy season. Moise also promised the construction of two bridges in the localities of Abricot and Venotte, Le National reports. Continue reading

First Forum on the pact of Governability to be held in Port-au-Prince.

This pact of governability proposed by Prime Minister Jean Henry Céant, ratified by the Parliament in September last year, will be officially presented at this forum. This forum is a big step towards real political agreement to create stability in the country. President Jovenel Moïse, government officials as well as several representatives of the opposition, among others, will be present at this activity, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Doctors and Residents of the State University Hospital of Haiti Go on Strike

Due to the aggression of two interns at the State University Hospital of Haiti by unidentified individuals last Wednesday, internal doctors and residents have observed a work stoppage since Friday. The goal of this strike is to force state authorities to ensure the safety of hospital staff and patients. Joseph Lebien, president of the workers union at the hospital, says the state has failed in its security policy, le National reports. Continue reading

Arts & Culture 

Off The Beaten Path, Haiti’s Jazz Festival Comes Of Age

Port-au-Prince – At a time when most of the world’s jazz capitals are buried under snow or suffering through sub-zero temperatures, Haiti is offering fans a week of outdoor concerts showcasing the best talents in the business in a balmy Caribbean clime. Continue reading

Sports

Trip To Haiti Makes Naomi Osaka Appreciate Her Good Life

Naomi Osaka said she’s just returned from Haiti where some people struggle to get clean drinking water. This makes her appreciate even more getting into the Australian Open quarterfinals – and her own good life. Continue reading

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Jan. 22, 2019

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Haitian Times News Roundup – Jan. 22”

  1. I am from South Carolina, doing a lot in Haiti! I had a meeting with President Jovenel Moise in 2018. I took Clemson University to meet the President to talk about putting an extension to teach the Haitian how to grow organic plant and how to raise there rice production. I have pictures to backup the meeting

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