Resumption of the Varreux power stations very soon
Since the suspension of activities at the Varreux power stations on Nov. 4, electricity has been rationed in several neighborhoods in the metropolitan area. Meanwhile, these two power plants, by order of justice, were handed over to the Haitian State via Electricity of Haiti (EDH). The rationing remains because the public institution is not yet able to operate these two plants. Jean Nicolas Herve Pierre-Louis, General Director of EDH, announces several measures to improve the distribution of current, including the resumption of the Varreux power stations. The General Director promises an average distribution of 6 to 8 hours of electricity per day in the metropolitan area for the end of the year. Continue reading
Jovenel Moïse wants to restore order, Americans send a new mission to promote the establishment of a government
Following Ambassador Kelly Craft, the United States Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale, number 3 at the State Department, is expected to conduct a new mission to Haiti early December 2019 with the aim of encouraging Haitian leaders to endow the country with a functional government.
Hale is scheduled to meet with President Jovenel Moïse and opposition leaders, civil society and the business sector. The socio-political and economic crisis is “worrying” Americans who are increasing their efforts to have a government in place before Christmas, said our sources. Continue reading
Haiti Climate at COP 25
As part of the COP25, to be held in Madrid (Spain) from Dec. 2 – 13, the environmental show Haiti Climate which airs every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Magik 9, returns on the air despite the persistence of the political crisis.
Haiti, being one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, should be at the forefront of the conference of the parties of the United Nations. Continue reading
Ambassador Paul Altidor returns to MIT as a professor to try to change the narrative on immigration
After serving as ambassador for Haiti for the past seven years in Washington DC, Paul G. Altidor is returning to his alma mater, MIT, as a professor to deliver courses entitled “(Re)engineering Planning and Diaspora Groups” in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP), the department of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning. Continue reading