Haitian Delegation to Participate in Training Session in Romania

A Haitian delegation will participate in the international human resources training sessions at the Western University of Timisoara on the theme: “Employability and Talent Management in the Digital Age – Best Practices”. This training will take place in Romania.
Participants will attend several course modules, conferences and workshops on different topics such as: valuing ideas, creating opportunities and transformational leadership, le National reports. Continue reading

Nesmy Manigat Re-elected Member of GPE Board Directors

Nesmy Manigat is re-elected as a member of the Global Partnership for Education board of directors and will sit alongside Céline Place,Sally Gear and David Archer to chair the strategic committees that regulate aspects of governance, finance, performance and the impact of learning in each country.

Manigat said one of his first actions will be to support the Haitian authorities in setting up a genuine local education partnership to accelerate the disbursement of the 16.5 million new donations provided by the GPE, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Plant Manufacturing Haitian Essential Oils Destroyed by Fire

A fire destroyed a plant manufacturing Haitian essential oils called ” Caribbean flavor and fragrances S.A ”. The fire was caused by garbage stock used as a source of energy for the operation of the factory. The company is unable to accurately assess the extent of the damage at the moment, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Commemoration of International Health Day

Ministry of Public Health and Population commemorated International Health Day on monday with the theme “Health for everyone, everywhere”.
The unavailability of medical inputs in health institutions, the negligence of certain medical service providers, especially in public health establishments, the lack of state resources to finance adequate care for its citizens, are among other things all the concerns expressed by the Minister of Public Health, Dr. Marie Greta Roy Clément.
“It takes responsible leadership and commitment to solve the problems facing the country,” she said. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

Haitian American musician to be honored this summer at 24th Annual Vision Jazz Festival

The 24th Vision Festival will take place at the Roulette Intermedium in Downtown Brooklyn, New York, on June 11-16. Produced by the non-profit Arts for Art and proclaiming its theme of “Jazz for the Free World,” the festival gathers an international community of artists and audiences for six days of performances rooted in avant-garde jazz and improvised music, spiraling out across poetry, visual art, dance, performance art and social activism. Tickets are available now. Click here to purchase. Continue reading


Derenoncourt enters race for mayor of Brockton

In a statement first released to The Enterprise, City Councilor at-large Jean Bradley Derenoncourt announced his candidacy for the mayor of Brockton. Derenoncourt, a 28-year-old native of Haiti, who became a U.S. citizen in 2016 before getting elected to City Council the following year, is challenging three-term incumbent Mayor Bill Carpenter, 62. Continue reading

Beauty & Style

Haitian-American Singer Opens and Closes LA Fashion Week Show

Victoria’s Secret, Cushnie et Ochs, The Blonds, Pyer Moss.

More and more designers are enlisting popular and up-and-coming artists to enhance their seasonal presentations with musical performances. Over the years, fashion weeks around the world have seen an increase in musicians crossing over from the audience to the runway. Continue reading

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