Haiti: Mobilization Set for March 29

Anti government activists have said that they will resume their protests on March 29. That date is chosen because it marks the 32nd anniversary of the adoption of the Haitian Constitution, le National reports. Continue reading

Haiti’s Henri Deschamps Literary Prize 2019 is Launched

Henry Deschamps literary prize 2019 is launched. The winning price has gone from 150,000 gourdes (Approx $1,852 USD) to 175,000 gourdes (Approx $2,160 USD). Candidate may reside in Haiti or abroad. The submitted manuscript must be in French and / or Creole. It can be a novel, poetry, essay fiction, storytelling, short story, literary criticism and theater. Seven copies of the manuscript, must be handed to the head office located at Pétion-Ville, Haiti, between May 2nd and June 14, 2019, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Haiti: Measures Taken Against Illegal Radio

According to the general director of the National Telecommunications Council (Conatel), Jean David Rodney, the government will go to war against illegal radio. About twenty of these stations are already closed and their equipment have been confiscated, radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health Condemns Attack of a Doctor

Ministry of Public Health and Population condemns the aggression perpetrated by armed individuals on Saturday night against Dr. Chrislor Lestin in the compound of the Hospital of Peace. The Ministry calls on the authorities concerned to take all the necessary judicial measures against the aggressors and to prevent such situation to reoccur, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Quinzaine de la Francophonie in Haiti

Ministry of Culture and Communication launched the Quinzaine de la Francophonie on Tuesday in the gardens of the Haitian National Pantheon Museum. The universal theme chosen this year is: “In French, please”. While at the national level, the theme is: “In French and Creole, please”. Minister, Jean Michel Lapin, says that the theme at the national level reflects the essence of the vocation of the international organization, which promotes the beauty of diversity within the States or Governments forming the Francophone community, radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

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