The five opposition parties agree on the choice of interim president and prime minister

On Saturday, Nov, 9, Lemete Zephyr, Passerelle Spokesman announced that the Consensual Alternative, Institutional Opposition, Patriotic Forum, Democratic Bloc and Mache Kontre agreed that the transitional president will come from the Court of Cassation. The Prime Minister will be appointed by a committee composed of representatives of the five entities and two members of Passerelle who will serve as observers. Continue reading

Port-au-Prince’s Gingerbreads among the 25 world monuments to protect

The renovation of the gingerbread district of Port-au-Prince is not a new project. Steps to protect, restore and promote this urban architectural heritage began in 2009, well before the January 2010 earthquake. They were added to the World Watch monuments list in 2010, it is a project that was initiated by Conor Bohan, director of the program Help, affirmed Farah F. Hyppolite, Gingerbread Project Manager at Fokal. “Since 2009, Haitian architects and urban planners gathered to discuss how to prevent the disappearance of these homes. With the National Heritage Safeguard Institute, we defined the perimeter for the propjet. Though gingerbread houses exist even in Pétion-Ville and Carrefour, it was necessary to limit the work.” Continue reading

The negative impact of the political crisis in Haiti on Dominican exports

Not surprisingly, the political crisis in Haiti has serious negative effects on the Dominican Republic’s commercial sector affecting the income of more than 281 companies in the neighboring territory. This deficit is reflected in the decrease in exports of cement, food products and plastic products. Continue reading

The Ministry of Youth continues to support young entrepreneursOn

Saturday, Nov, 9, Edwing Charles,  Minister of Youth met with young entrepreneurs participated in the Ministry’s program “Jenibiznis” as well as a training program organized by the Ministry in collaboration with CARICOM under the Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity program (CEBO). Continue reading

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