Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Apr. 8

Haiti

Haiti fuel shortage: Oil company refuses new deliveries

A tanker loaded with oil has been sitting off the coast since February, but it will not dock until the country pays most of the $60m it owes for previous deliveries. Continue reading

3 Candidates Emerge to Fill Prime Minister Post

Haiti government officials announced either Marjorie Alexandre Brunache, a lawyer and former consul general in Boston; Jean Michel Lapin, current interim prime minister; or Jean Gabriel Fortuné, mayor of Les Cayes will be named prime minister, following the ouster of Jean Henry Céant last month.
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New education policy looks to promote continuing education in Haiti

An inter-institutional committee submitted three education policy reforms to the Minister of National Education and Vocational Training. The proposal seeks to reduce the rate of juvenile delinquency; ease access to education for the young people; and promote continuing education among young adults and the elderly. Continue reading

New York

Run Or Walk To Raise $100,000 For Cité Soleil

As a native son of Haiti, Jaury Jean-Enard will never stop believing in the promise of a better tomorrow for his people and on Saturday he will be giving back to his home country by participating in the Spring Run for Haiti the humanitarian aid group Concern Worldwide U.S. is hosting at Central Park. Continue reading

Beauty & Style

Vibrant and bright: Haiti’s fashion industry is on the up

Among the glamorous and influential fashion hubs of the world, Haiti may not be an obvious contender.

But the Caribbean nation, famed for its vibrant art, is home to a bold and progressive slew of designers on a crusade to turn that around. Continue reading

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