ONA grants prime loans to young entrepreneurs

On Thursday, Nov. 21, at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Enol Joseph acting Minister of Commerce and Industry and Chesnel Pierre, General Director of the National Office of Old-Age Insurance (ONA) presented to 92 young entrepreneurs from the country’s 10 geographic departments with their ONA loan checks. This group is the second cohort of entrepreneurs who were selected as part of the Youth Entrepreneurship Support Program. Continue reading

SOGENER and former Haiti state officials skip meeting with prosector’s office

SOGENER officials and former Haitian state officials skipped out on a meeting with the public prosecutor’s office on Nov. 21 to discuss allegations regarding electricity contracts between the state and SOGENER. The governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH), Jean Baden Dubois and Dimitri Vorbe of SOGENER were among those scheduled to appear at the prosecutor’s office. Continue reading

Peyi lòk: Are we approaching the end?

After about ten consecutive weeks of public and private inactivity linked to the phenomenon “Peyi lok,” a return to normalcy is starting to be seen in Port-au-Prince.  Since the last popular demonstrations of Nov. 18, the barricades have become less visible in the streets.  Traffic in Delmas and in some other arteries of the capital appear to resume back to normal. Continue reading

New York

Haitian-American principal awarded national Milken Educator Award

On Nov. 20, Haitian-American Assistant Principal Princess Francois was awarded the Milken Educator Award by Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley and New York State Department of Education Office of Higher Education P-20 Policy Coordinator and Strategic Planning Senior Advisor Allison Armour-Garb. Continue reading

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