U.N. is set to end peacekeeping in Haiti. Can the country’s police force do the job?
By all accounts, Haiti’s fledgling national police force is considered to be the United Nations’ one success story in the country following 15 years of peacekeeping. Continue reading
Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide Weighs in on Petrocaribe
Haiti’s Trade Union Organizations Asking for 1,500 gourdes Minimum Wage
Alterpresse reports that trade union organizations, including the Haitian Workers ‘National Center and the Haitian Workers’ Renovation Syndicate, are asking for a 1,500 gourdes(Approx USD$19) minimum wage for workers.
These trade union organizations appreciate the vote of the Chamber of Deputies in favor of raising the minimum wage. On May 1st, they plan on organizing a march to demand better working conditions for workers. Continue reading
Gasoline is Scarce Once Again in Haiti
Petroleum products, diesel
Port-au-Prince Prosecutor’s Office Releases March Report
The Port-au-Prince prosecutor’s office in Port-au-Prince released the report of cases it prosecuted last month. According to commissioner Paul Eronce Villard, 116 final indictments were turned in, 14 indictments received and 23
Lists & Guides
5 Haitian Desserts To Sample This Spring
Haitian food is known for its rich spices and flavors, but the cuisine also boasts its fair share of sweet delicacies. Here are some of the most popular Haitian desserts that have us craving a sugary treat. Continue reading