Belle-Anse - Haiti Observer Blog

Belle-Anse, Haiti Observer Blog. Read the following articles about Belle-Anse


Haiti first H1N1 death in Thiotte, Nan Bannann, southern city of Belle-Anse

On Monday, June 17, 2013, Haiti reported its first suspected death caused by the H1N1 virus or the A flu. It is reported that the person who fell victim of the N1H1 was a resident of Nan Bannann's community that lives in Belle-Anse's southern city that is located at a distance of 110 kilometers southwest from Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. It was confirmed by a government official that the victim died in Thiotte's Sacred Heart Hospital that is located 65 kilometers to the east of Port-au-Prince.

According to reports, the person who is suspected to have died because of the N1H1 actually contracted this virus in the city of Anse-a-Pitres which shares a border with Dominican Republic, the country where 8 people have been confirmed dead because of the N1H1 virus.

Read more →  


Belle-Anse, A Fishing Town in Haiti

Belle-Anse is a poor community in the Belle-Anse Arrondissement in Haiti. It is the arrondissement's headquarters that has faced a lot of challenges in the past years. Without help from international humanitarian organizations, this municipality of more than 51,000 people will have a hard time recovering.

The main livelihood of residents in this town is fishing. This is why it was greatly devastated when a strong storm hit the municipality in 2007. The storm Noel lashed the town, affecting its fishing industry. Residents' source of income hit a snag because of the damage caused by the storm. However, a number of international organizations, including Oxfam, sent assistance to the city. They helped revive the fishing industry so as to restore people's livelihood.

Read more →  


Emmanor Deroneth: Vice-Delegate, District of Belle-Anse

Haiti's Martelly administration has just announced its new vice-delegates in the country's South East. Last July 13, Jean Helson Royal, Joseph Ponyon, and Emmanor Déroneth were formally proclaimed in front of Haitian political figures by the Dean of the Court of First Instance of Jacmel's Adeline Dougé François. These three were chosen by Haitian President Joseph Michel Martelly himself. For the development of the small district of Belle-Anse, Déroneth is up for the job.

Déroneth will be serving about 110,000 Haitians and four municipalities in the government's mission for economic growth and social stability, as well as more responsible and effective governance. Despite criticisms made by other officials on his appointment due to him not being born in Belle-Anse, the new vice-delegate is ready to face the challenges he and his two colleagues are going to face together for the sake of the welfare of their districts and the entire South East region.

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.