Problem will never end. The former rebel leader Guy Philippe has been summoned to appear in front of the Parquet of Jeremie tomorrow, May 24, 2016, to answer to the accusations related to the attackers on the police station in the town of Les Cayes. The summon came from the government commissioner to the Court of first instance, Roosevelt Zamor.
Will Guy Philippe answer this call of the Parquet of Jeremie?
He is a candidate for the Senate of Grande Anse, not yet an official entitled to any immunity.
Time will tell!
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, The city of Jeremie was in crisis as a major fire erupted in the Historic center.
Despite the attempt of the local Fire Department to control the fire, it did not stop the fire from spreading which consumed several homes in the area.
Coincidentally, the fire took place during a visit by the Martelly-Lamothe Government on the occasion of the program "Gouvènman Lakay ou"
Dife nan Jeremy. Anpil Kay boule nan nan yon Katye istorik Jeremy-an. Malgre effort ponpye, sa pa te ampeche plizye_ kay te boule.
A special working session, called by the nation's Prime Minister, who also acts as Haiti's Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, Laurent Lamothe, was held recently for many hours to facilitate the special plans for the cities of Jérémie and Port-de-Paix in the country's Northwest and Grand Anse departments.
The important project is one of renewal for the two cities, which, according to the prime minister, have been neglected for far too long at 25 years. As such, the vow to do all that is necessary to upgrade the cities was made; a venture that found traction with the session's other participants. Present for the meeting were Senators, Hyppolite Mélius, Maxime Roumer, Lucas Sainvil and Andris Riché, along with the mayor of Port-de-Paix, the Minister of Public Works and the Minister Delegate in charge of Human Rights and the fight against extreme poverty.
Jérémie is located in the Jeremie Arrondissement in Haiti and is the capital city of the Grand'Anse Department. It was founded in 1756. Navasa Island is located around 40 nautical miles to the west of the city.
The City Of Poets
Numerous historians, writers as well as poets were born in Jeremie city and hence it is termed as the city of poets. Prominent writers such as Etzer Vilaire and Emile Roumer were born here. General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, the father of Alexandre Dumas Pere a historic novelist, was born in Jeremie. Very close to the city, flows the Grand-Anse River.
The Haitian President Michel Martelly is working on his next career. In this picture, he is having the ingredients for making Tomtom mashed in a "pilon."
The regional dish Tomtom is unique to Jérémie and the Grand'Anse Department of Haiti. It is made of steamed breadfruit (lam veritab) mashed. One very important aspect of this dish is that you can't chew it. Tomtom is made into round balls and swallowed with a sauce made of okra (kalalou, Gombo) cooked with meat, fish, crab, and spices.
What you will need to make Tomtom ak Kalalou Gombo :
• 1 breadfruit
• 2 tbsp. pikliz
• 1 tsp. sea salt
• 1 small onion (sliced)
• 1/4 tsp. black pepper (freshly ground)
• 1 tbsp. olive oil
• 1 lb okra (frozen or fresh)
• 1/4 lb of in-season seafood (pre-soaked salted fish or cooked fish or crab)
• 1 cup of djon-djon mushrooms
• 1/2 tbsp. tomato paste
• Lemon zest
• 1 tsp garlic powder
June 25, 2013: 4:30 PM (update):
As it is usually the case, the latest information available reported that the crash is from a small airplane and the number of victims has been confirmed to be only two, and not nine
June 25, 2013: 11:50 AM (update):
The crash is from an unidentified helicopter and not a small airplane as previously reported. Also, the number of casualty has been revised upward. It is now confirmed that a total of nine (9) people burned to death and are beyond recognition. The location of the crash has also been changed to Previle, in Grand'Anse.
Abricots is a beautiful place located in the Jeremie Arrondissement municipality in Haiti's Grand'Anse Department. The town is surrounded by a vast coastal area. All the year through, the climatic conditions are nice and pleasant. Hence the main activity carried out is fishing.
Main Abricots Attractions
Main attraction of Abricots is the exotic beaches where lots of people visit to spend quality time in exploring the beautiful surroundings. Some of the best Haitian cooks prepare seafood with distinguished taste in Abricots. Exclusive seasoning and natural herbs are used for preparing fresh seafood harvested from the sea, the same day. Sugarcane, cacao and coffee are the other crops grown here.
Tourism has been on a substantial descent over the last 20 years. But one series of events, the Fête champêtre, continues to give hope to a struggling industry as tourists, local, from the Diaspora, and international, flock Haiti to witness the countryside festival.
One of the main avenues for entertainment to the 18th century elite, a Fête champêtre (a country feast or pastoral festival) was a type of garden party much loved at court. With pretensions to simplicity, the Fête champêtre was patronized by the well dressed, entertained by musicians hidden in the trees, as they enjoyed the beauty of landscaped park.
Monsignor Louis Kebreau is not satisfied of the socio-economic and political situation in Haiti and has observed a degradation lately.
The Archbishop of Cap-Haitian, said that President Michel Martelly is not on the right track. According to Monsignor Louis Kebreau, this degradation reached such a level, so that the country is like a patient who needs both a good psychoanalyst and a good therapist to help him find his inner balance in order to achieve a new vision for it out of this straitjacket in which it is completely immersed.
The situation in the City of Jeremie has not improved. In fact, it has gotten worst.
We just learned today (November 30, 2012) that new clashes between security forces and protesters in Jeremie have left one confirmed dead and several people wounded.
A 33 year old man, Wilder Beloved, was killed by an agent of the Motorized Intervention Brigade (BIM). The body of the victim was brought to the home of the government commissioner of Jeremie by the protesting crowd and left there after protesters ransacked the home.
The new force came in town to establish order in the city after several days of protests by the population. For the past three days, the population of Jeremie has been protesting, demanding the resumption of road construction work joining Cayes - Jeremie by OAS Company.
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