ADVERTISEMENT


Newsletter Articles

Kenneth Merten in Haiti to discuss urgent need for election

US Ambassador Kenneth Merten to support PNH and judiciary

The Special Coordinator to Haiti, Kenneth Merten, came for a visit in Haiti Thursday, 21 July 2016 to meet members of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) and other Haitian officials in an objective to provide some support to insure that upcoming elections are credible and fair. He will discuss the urgent need for Haiti to have elected representatives at all levels of the government. The presidential election is scheduled for October, with twenty-seven candidates registered to run.

Read more →  


 

Police chief Gary Eugene reacted after his officer shot unarmed black man

Police shooting of unarmed black man in North miami

Another incident of police shooting of an unarmed black man took place in North Miami where the Police chief is Haitian-American Gary Eugene. Kinsey, 47, who is a worked at a Group Home for mentally disable people in North Miami was shot by the police when he went to retrieve an autistic man carrying a toy truck that was wandered from a mental health center. He was shot even after he throws his hands up in the air and says, 'Don't shoot me.'

Police Chief Gary Eugene who is new in the position is looking for answers. He stated that no weapon had been recovered after one of his officers shot an unarmed mental healthcare worker. It was later revealed by a representative of the Police union that the bullet that struck the caregiver was meant to protect him. The North Miami police officer actually took aim at the autistic man next to him, but missed

Read more →  


 

Whom does Donald Trump wants to "Take America Back" from?

Donald Trump,

In the early morning on June 24, 2016, when Trump arrived in Scotland the referendum result was just announced. He congratulated them for their vote to take their country back and declared that the U.S is the next. He equated 'Brexit' with the upcoming U.S election and said in November 8, we will take America back and re-declare our independence. "Americans will have a chance to vote for trade, immigration and foreign policies that put our citizens first. They will have the chance to reject today's rule by the global elite, and to embrace real change that delivers a government of, by and for the people." However, the problem was Scotland didn't vote to 'Leave' the UK. Scotland voted to stay in the EU by 62% to 38% in the referendum!

Read more →  


 

Anne Marie Issa, top adviser to Jean Henry Ceant, quits campaign

Anne Marie Issa, Journalist and Former co-owner and founder of Signal FM

Former co-owner and founder of Signal FM Anne Marie Issa who was one of the top advisers to the candidacy of Jean Henry Ceant under the banner of Renmen Ayiti, announced her resignation. She doesn't agree with the most recent positions of her candidate in regard to Provisional President Jocelerme Privert. Ms. Issa feels that Privert doesn't deserve the harsh criticism recently made by Jean Henry Ceant and she fells that that so far he has been doing his best to continue with the election process in Haiti. She mentioned the creation of an independent commission and installation of a credible CEP.

Read more →  


 

Tips for surviving the Hot Summer days without AC

12 Tricks to Survive Hot Summer Nights (Without AC)

Whether you are living in Haiti where many people can't either afford air conditioner or if they do, can't get the electricity to run it, or living in another warm climate, spending the summer time without air conditioning can make excessive heat feel uncomfortable.

However, once you follow some of these tricks mentioned here, it would be possible to stay cool and comfortable in your home without AC during the warm summer months. You can avoid the heat and save money by skipping the AC.

1. Plant Trees: It is an ingenious conspiracy of passive cooling. Plant trees, if possible, on the east and west side of your home. It was an old tradition to protect one's home from the rays of the rising and setting sun.

Read more →  


 

Ronald Lareche elected Senate president

New Senate President, Ronald Larèche

In a meeting at the Haitian Senate on July 20, 2016, former Vice President Ronald Lareche was elevated to the top position. He is now the President of the Haitian Senate. Here is the composition of the Senate:

Ronald Lareche, President
Steven Benoit as Vice President
Francois Lucas Sainvil remaining first secretary
Jean-Marie Salomon, second secretary

What do you think?

Read more →  


 

Congresswoman Wilson voiced concerns about Haiti to Merten

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Visited Haiti

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson who represents Florida's 24th Congressional District, telephoned the Special Coordinator for Haiti in the State Departlent, Mr. Kenneth Merten, on Friday to raise her concerns on several issues regarding Haiti.

Since March 28, 2016, three major hospitals have been providing only limited services to the population due to an ongoing strike by doctors. The Congresswoman expressed her concerns about some vulnerable people in the Haitian population who are unable to access healt care as a result.

Congresswoman Wilson, also addressed the current political crisis with the Special Coordinator for Haiti in the State Department, but in a diplomatic fashion. She called on the United states to support the current leaders in determining the future of the actual Provisional President and to be involved in the plan to complete the long delayed election process.

Read more →  


 

Donald Trump to Build Border Wall to Keep Immigrants Out

Donald Trump to build border wall to keep immigrants out

The main theme of Donald Trump's campaign, and to his national security strategy is "clamp down on illegal immigration". His hard line on immigration will thus include a vast deportation force to relocate people to the other side of the wall, stretching nearly the length of the southern border, funded by Mexico and to implement this, he said, he would follow the example of the military-style roundups authorized by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 (known as Operation Wetback) that expelled hundreds of thousands of Mexicans. He believes, this will reduce the population of 11 million immigrants living illegally in the United States.

Read more →  


 

Donald Trump's Most Notable Insults

Donald Trump and his famous statement about Women

Donald Trump is well known for his ridiculous and outrageous quotes. A new finding released by Public Policy Polling indicates that Trump is more unpopular than lice and Canadian rock band Nickleback. Love him or hate him, there's no denying that Donald is entertaining. So, for Trump, hurling insults after insults on the campaign trail on both Democrats and Republicans, rival candidates, lawmakers and journalists are nothing new. Nearly 30 years ago, Graydon Carter, the editor of "Vanity Fair" dubbed him a "short-fingered vulgarian". Some of his insulting comments against President Obama include: "Obama is our unlucky President. Everything he touches turns into a mess" and one more.. "Obama looks exhausted and beaten. He was a never made or prepared for the job. Like it or not, he doesn't have it."

Read more →  


 

The musical group CaRiMi is disbabded

Carimi And Their Hit Songs

Every beautiful thing must come to an end.That is the case of the Haitian music band CARIMI that has decided to disband and dissolve. The news came from the manager of the group Frito Fannen "Fito" who stated that the decision to do away with the band CaRiMi was a result of their lead singer, Michael Guirand, not being able to commit his time to the band.

The group was founded in 2001 by Carlo Vieux, Richard Carve and Michael Guirand and the group was named after them as well.

What do you think?

Read more →  


 

Our objective is to share with you news and information about Haiti and the people of Haiti. Traditions, habits and the way we were  or  grew are alive in this site. We highly recommend that you Subscribe to our Newsletter and also share with us some of the things that are memorable and made us unique people.