Petrocaribe Economic Zone, Industrialization of Haiti Agriculture says PM
- Created on Monday, June 24, 2013 3:19 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Imagine a real solution to Haiti's agriculture problem. Imagine billions in real investments to industrialize the full organic Haitian local production sector without the genetically-modified seeds imposed with the assistance of many international institutions. This is the hope of Venezuela's newest agreement, the Petrocaribe Economic Zone, launching this weekend in Nicaragua.
Haiti, D.R. working on regulatory reform for poultry imports
- Created on Monday, June 24, 2013 9:14 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - A committee of local and international organizations, including state institutions concerned with animal health and production, was established to develop standards for exporting Dominican poultry products into Haiti.
Haiti PM lauded for efforts to organize elections
- Created on Friday, June 21, 2013 7:33 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The efforts of the Prime Minister to organize Haiti's overdue elections is bringing satisfaction to different sectors of Haitian society who regard the Head of Government's accompaniment of the provisional electoral council as positive.
Haiti: Minister of Sports wants to accompany the National Team
- Created on Thursday, June 20, 2013 7:20 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Haitian Men's National Team is not by itself. The authorities want to take their responsibilities and support the team and therefore arranged for thank you reception on Tuesday evening at the Royal Oasis hotel.
Haiti, Dominican Republic relations remain cordial, says Foreign Minister
- Created on Thursday, June 20, 2013 11:45 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The issue of the flu, which is debated on both sides of the island of Quisqueya does not affect diplomatic relations between the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which remain "cordial", said the Minister of Foreign Affairs during a press conference Wednesday.
Haiti Prime Minister: 2nd meeting in one week with Electoral Council
- Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 5:25 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Prime Minister continues to multiply his meetings to assist the organization of Haiti's two-year overdue elections. For the second time in less than a week, the Head of the Government met with the electoral council where its president announced the soon completion of the electoral law.
Haiti: Dominican poultry and eggs prohibition continues, pending review
- Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 11:04 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "No. The bans on meat products from the Dominican Republic are not yet lifted. But the meats that are not chickens can cross the Haitian-Dominican border," said the Minister of Economy and Finance and Commerce and Industry on Tuesday at hearing in the Lower House of Parliament.
Haiti: Premier, UN officials meet on overdue elections
- Created on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:10 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Prime Minister continued his meetings towards organizing the next elections in Haiti, past due since November 2011. On Monday he held an audience at the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation that included the Special Representative o fthe United Nations Secretary General and the director of the UN Development Program.
Haiti: Tourism Minister wraps up two-day visit to Canada
- Created on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 8:31 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Minister of Tourism returned to Haiti over the weekend after two days in Canada where she met with several personalities and held discussion on tourism and infrastructure building.
Haiti: Gov't holds high level meeting with disaster risk officials
- Created on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 6:57 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Monday the Prime Minister held a meeting of ministers and disaster risk management officials centered at establishing preventive and reactive approaches in the case of disaster during the 2013 hurricane season.
Haiti - D.R.: 4.5 hours of negotiations, no agreement
- Created on Monday, June 17, 2013 9:47 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - After more than four hours of discussions, the government commissions of Haiti and the Dominican Republic could not reach an agreement towards ending the ban on the sale and import of Dominican poultry products in Haiti.
Haiti: Multi-institutional task force to help organize overdue elections
- Created on Sunday, June 16, 2013 1:00 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Saturday, the Prime Minister met with members of the electoral council to hear of the challenges of holding elections and to put at their disposal a multi-institutional task force, to assist in organizing elections, overdue since November 2011, "as soon as possible."
Haiti PM: Hunger problem has become "complicated and difficult"
- Created on Saturday, June 15, 2013 9:45 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Haitian Prime Minister said previous governments abandoned farmers and agriculture and today Haiti is in a difficult situation of hunger and malnutrition. To respond to the problems the government established an array of short, medium and long term programs to restore Haitian agriculture and food sovereignty.
Five confirmed cases of H1N1 in Haiti
- Created on Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:03 AM
ANSE-A-PITRE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In the South-East border town of Anse-à-Pitre, laboratory tests have confirmed that five individuals contracted the H1N1 influenza that first appeared in the Dominican Republic where 15 have died in the past two weeks. As well, the ban on Dominican poultry products was partially lifted.
Haiti in no rush to lift ban on Dominican poultry
- Created on Thursday, June 13, 2013 4:04 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The urgency of the Dominican Presidential delegation which flew into Port-au-Prince Wednesday by helicopter to have a ban on the import and sale of Dominican poultry products in Haiti lifted has not affected their counterparts in Haiti.
Haiti: Prime Minister tours the South-East
- Created on Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:30 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Prime Minister toured the South-East on Wednesday visiting Jacmel and other areas to survey projects and institution serving the region.
Haiti maintains ban on Dominican poultry after bilateral meetings
- Created on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:43 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry did not decide to lift a ban on the import and sale of Dominican poultry products following a meeting by a Dominican Presidential Commission that met with government officials on Wednesday.
Haiti: Diaspora Minister Bernice Fidelia resigns
- Created on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 4:17 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Office of the Prime Minister announced receiving the resignation of the Minister of Haitian Living Abroad on Monday.
Haiti: Prime Minister Lamothe's presentation of activities before National Assembly
- Created on Monday, June 10, 2013 3:39 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Monday, the Haitian Prime Minister, during the opening of the legislative session, presented his report on the past 6 months of his administration and the outlook for the next 6 months.
Haiti: Tourism Ministry, Transat launch travel packages for USA
- Created on Monday, June 10, 2013 9:43 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The Minister of Tourism announced Friday in Miami the travel packages for the United States of America would begin being offered on July 17 through December with the signing of an agreement with Transat Holidays USA.