JetBlue makes inaugural flights to Haiti
- Created on Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:38 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - JetBlue Airways made its inaugural flight to Haiti on Thursday, with the first two of its routes, from Fort Lauderdale and New York, arriving in Port-au-Prince.
Heineken Looks to Invest $100M in Haiti Operations 2014
- Created on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:36 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Stefan Orlowski, the President of Heineken Americas visited Haiti on Monday where he met with Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe as part of a review of an expected corporate investment of 100 million dollars the company hopes to make in its Haiti subsidiary over the next year.
Electricite d'Haiti to Implement Pre-Pay Requirements
- Created on Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:33 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Electricite d'Haiti will require customers to pay for power before using it through a pre-pay requirement, announced the new director of the state electricity company during a press conference on Thursday.
InselAir Director Hans Allan Theophile Found Dead
- Created on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:30 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The bloody and nearly headless body of Businessman Hans Allan Theophile, 75, Director of InselAir Haiti, was found early Tuesday morning at his office located at Dantes Destouches (Rue Pavee) in Port-au-Prince.
A Fruit and Vegetable Center Opens in Kenskoff, Haiti
- Created on Monday, September 09, 2013 10:46 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The community of Kenscoff received a center for fruit and vegetable packaging on Saturday that will help in after-harvest preservation of perishable goods. The center is a product of a partnership between AfÃ¨ NÃ¨g Combite and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Andress Appolon n'est plus Director of Electricite d'Haiti
- Created on Thursday, August 22, 2013 4:05 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - New changes were made in the administration of public enterprises on Wednesday that included the dismissal of Andress Appolon as Director of Electricite d'Haiti.
In Haiti, Investors Plant Strategic Fuel and Storage Hub in Bay of Port-au-Prince
- Created on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 5:20 AM
TIROBU, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - "Today is an example for foreign direct investment in Haiti. It is an example of a local Haitian company and foreign company, coming together with the state to accomplish wonders." With these words, the Prime Minister of the Republic cut the ceremonial ribbon of what will be the Western Hemisphere's premiere feuling and natural gas storage terminal located in the Bay of Port-au-Prince.
Dominican Industries protest Haiti ban on plastic, styrofoam
- Created on Saturday, July 20, 2013 1:19 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - The Dominican Republic Association of Industries (AIRD) protested Thursday against the Haitian government for its "extreme" decision to ban, from August 1st, the production, import, marketing and any commercial use of polyethylene bags or styrofoam containers.
New Haitian Air Carrier Plans Port-au-Prince Hub
- Created on Friday, June 28, 2013 5:25 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Sunrise Airways, a new start-up airline based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, plans to expand its route network in 2013, launching new services to Kingston, Jamaica, and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, as first steps toward establishing a hub in Port-au-Prince to better serve air travel needs within the Western Caribbean.
World Bank gives Haiti $20M to tidy public records
- Created on Thursday, June 27, 2013 9:21 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Haitian Government received on Thursday a budgetary support of $ 20 million from the World Bank with the aim, among others, to improve the efficiency of public spending in Haiti, especially in the system of accountability and making them more transparent.
ElectricitÃ© d'Haiti is $ 60 million in debt, says Director General
- Created on Thursday, June 27, 2013 7:24 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Director General of Electricity d'Haiti (EDH), Andress Apollon said earlier this week that EDH is $ 60 million in debt and the Ministries of Finance and Public Works launched the process for the creation of an inter-ministerial commission to renegotiate contracts with three suppliers Haytrac, Sogener and E Power.
ElectricitÃ© dâ€™HaÃ¯ti "deplores and rejects" Dominican Republic deal rumors
- Created on Sunday, June 23, 2013 12:18 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In a press note, Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) vehemently "deplored and rejected" information emanating from certain media regarding the circumstance of the energy sector and business dealings with the Dominican Republic.
Haiti-DR border markets and traffic in paralysis
- Created on Monday, June 17, 2013 10:10 PM
DAJABON, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - A private bus with passengers is stranded on the Haiti side of the border unable to enter. On strike, Federation of Carriers President said "the Dominican people have the ability to paralyze this market and get respect" faced with what he considered an affront, the ban on Dominican poultry products in Haiti.
SAETA signs $1 Million contract to dress Haiti National Teams
- Created on Friday, June 14, 2013 2:56 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A week before the two-test matches of Les Grenadier respectively against Spain in Miami and Italy in Brazil, the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) announced through Robert Yves Jean-Bart, a $1 Million contract with the Colombian supplier SAETA, a sponsorship deal to dress all different national teams in the country.
JetBlue tickets to Haiti on sale Now for as low as $134.00
- Created on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 11:44 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht) - JetBlue has announced its prices for non-stop flights from New York's JFK Airport or the Fort Lauderdale Airport to Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. These tickets that are on sale now are $159 one way from New York and $134 one way from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
ElectricitÃ© dâ€™HaÃ¯ti inaugurates power plant and administration in Fort LibertÃ©
- Created on Friday, June 07, 2013 1:01 AM
FORT LIBERTE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) inaugurated a new power plant and announced the opening of a new Commercial and Administrative Building of the Northeast in Fort LibertÃ©. Along with supplying the area with 5 MW of electricity, now customers in Fort-LibertÃ©, Derac, Ferrier, Ouanaminthe, Terrier Rouge, Trou du Nord and surrounding areas can obtain service from the electric company.
Haiti: Explosion sets Government Building and Marche du Port on Fire
- Created on Thursday, May 30, 2013 3:12 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - An explosion at the Maritime and Navigation Service of Haiti building set off a fire that overtook the two-story government structure and the Marche du Port next door.
Yunus taps Brazil Foods to develop poultry industry in Haiti
- Created on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:50 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil (defend.ht) - Nobel Peace Prize-winning economist, Mohammed Yunus, announced an investment in the Brazilian food production giant, Brazil Foods (BRF), to establish operations in Haiti and develop its poultry industry after a feasibility study in rural and urban processing and research on animal genetics and technology of food for birds was undertaken.
White-Mark Entertainment contracts with Caribbean Fever Music Festival at Barclays Center
- Created on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:11 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht/DML) - May 22, 2013: Today White-Mark Entertainment (WME) announced its contract with the 2013 Caribbean Fever Music Festival, a premier celebration of Caribbean cultures, cuisine, fashion and music. Presented in partnership with Irie Jamboree, Inc., the Caribbean Fever Music Festival is a three-day live event taking place during Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the landmark Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn, New York.
Loans between Pledged and Disbursed Health Aid
- Created on Monday, May 20, 2013 7:45 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (defend.ht) - Now, aid groups will be able to obtain financing with a line of credit from Pledge Guarantee for Health, a public-private partnership between the United States and Sweden and commercial banks that aims to get aid recipients, working in health, the money they need faster.