Haitian and Dominican business leaders convene in Miami to discuss private sector

On Dec. 16, members of the Haitian and Dominican private sectors met in Miami to discuss how to foster a favorable business environment between the two countries. They also discussed possible strategies to increase formal trade and promote investment. Continue reading

Negotiations begin for new Moise government

Official negotiations regarding the formation of a new government will start Tuesday. Expected attendees include members of the opposition, President Jovenel Moise’s administration, as well as, Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, Michele Sison. Continue reading

One Entrepreneur’s Quest To Beautify Florida’s Little Haiti

On a Saturday morning around 10a.m. last month, Alain McGuffie found himself on the corner of Northeast Third Ave and NE 58th Terrace in Little Haiti in Miami, Florida, picking up trash with the City of Miami’s Solid Waste Department. They’ve been there for at least an hour, throwing out big black garbage bags, debris and random pieces of abandoned furniture. But this partnership isn’t an organic one; it is part of a promise the city made with McGuffie, a Haitian entrepreneur, to essentially begin paying extra attention to the area and dispose of the garbage that often populates the streets of Little Haiti, home to thousands of Haitian and Carribbean immigrants. Continue reading

Télé Haiti Launches App To Celebrate 60 Years Of Service

On Friday Dec. 13, Télé Haiti launched a new app to commemorate their 60th anniversary. “Television is changing and we are here to bring you new technology, new ways of viewing television,” said Allen Bayard, CEO of Télé Haiti, during the launching ceremony at Villa Thérèse Hotel. Télé Haiti was the first cable operator in the Caribbean. Now they will become the first company to bring television to mobile devices in the region, with the Télé Haiti app. Continue reading

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