Haiti: President wants to modify the electoral law of overdue elections
- Created on Friday, July 19, 2013 9:43 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic of Haiti, on Thursday, 1 year, 7 months, and 30 days since elections were due to be held, said he wanted to modify the draft electoral law as proposed by the electoral council.
Haiti: President Martelly denies involvement in death of judge
- Created on Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:28 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic denied any involvement in the death of a judge that was investigating corruption charges against his wife and son. The Head of State minimized the accusations as part of a series of accusations he has endured since his campaign.
City of Orlando declares Haiti President Michel Martelly Day
- Created on Monday, July 15, 2013 1:05 AM
ORLANDO, USA (defend.ht) - The City of Orlando declared Sunday, July 14, 2013, President Michel Martelly in honor of the visit of the Haitian Head of State to âThe City Beautifulâ.
Haiti: President leaves for NAACP Convention
- Created on Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:20 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic left Haiti on Friday to participate in the human rights organization, NAACP, convention in Orlando, Florida, United States.
Haiti aims to lead Caribbean on disabled, special needs causes
- Created on Sunday, July 07, 2013 8:54 AM
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic is proposing to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) that a high-level conference on creating public policy towards including persons with disabilities and special needs into general society be held at year's end in Haiti.
Haiti: President Martelly to Caricom Summit with Venezuela and D.R. Presidents
- Created on Thursday, July 04, 2013 6:56 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic left the territory on Wednesday for Trinidad and Tobago, to attend the 34th regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Port of Spain.
Haiti: National Palace confirms reception of Draft Electoral Law
- Created on Wednesday, July 03, 2013 10:40 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The National Palace announced received on Tuesday the reception of the Electoral Law. A major step toward holding elections overdue in Haiti since November of 2011.
Haiti: President says "no protection" for associates committing crimes
- Created on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:35 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "I am not protecting anyone," said the President of the Republic in the start of his 3rd year of the presidency and so Tuesday brought the arrest and imprisonment of five more long-time friends of the former musician.
In Managua, Haiti-DR discussions shift towards trade disparity
- Created on Monday, July 01, 2013 7:10 AM
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - The economics of trade disparity between Haiti and the Dominican Republic has risen to the forefront of the first of a series of discussions between the President of the Republic of Haiti and his Dominican counterpart.
Haiti President: Elections needed annually until 2020
- Created on Saturday, June 29, 2013 5:54 AM
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - The President of Haiti said on Friday that he supports steps to finally hold Haiti's overdue elections, but also said the need to restore balance in the political system can only be satisfied by holding elections annually in Haiti from 2013 to 2020.
Haiti: President hopes improved cooperation with USAID
- Created on Friday, June 28, 2013 10:08 PM
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - Amid reports of epic failures in USAID's Haiti reconstruction projects, the Haitian President commended the U.S. leadership and agency for putting forth a "great effort to spend billions in Haiti."
Haiti-Venezuela Upholding Brotherhood, Martelly receives Maduro
- Created on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 6:22 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Two presidents trying to establish their own legacies from those of their predecessors met in Haiti on Tuesday. A brotherhood which began with Alexandre Petion and Simon Bolivar, that grew under Rene Preval and Hugo Chavez, now faces its next evolution with Michel Martelly and Nicolas Maduro.
Haiti: President says he's been pushing for elections for a year
- Created on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:17 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic on Monday rejected rumors that he does not want elections and intends to destroy the Parliament. In a presser, the Head of State said he was blocked last year when he attempted to establish a permanent electoral council to organize elections overdue by more than a year and a half.
President visits Welcome Center for Haiti's Street Children
- Created on Monday, June 24, 2013 11:05 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic was satisfied with the renovation of the Delmas 3 Welcome and Transition Center which will receive 400 children from the street and house them in 24-bed dormitories each with kitchens, restrooms dining halls, classrooms, medical quarters and playgrounds.
"Forward": Haiti, U.S. announce $87 million agricultural project
- Created on Thursday, June 20, 2013 8:42 PM
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - An agricultural program called "Avanse" or "Forward" hoping to rehabilitate roads and construct 120 km of rural roads, double the production of farmers of corn, rice, cocoa, plantains, bananas and beans within five years was launched in Cap-Haitien on Thursday.
Bilateral talks begin between Haiti National Palace and U.S. White House
- Created on Thursday, June 20, 2013 7:42 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic received the Vice-President of the United States on Wednesday by telephone where discussion were held on the strengthening of Haitian-American relations and future bilateral discussions between the two countries.
Haiti: President and son attend San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat Finals Game 2
- Created on Monday, June 10, 2013 1:28 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President's judgment was questioned on Monday when images of himself and his son attending game 2 of the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, NBA Finals game appeared on television and the web.
Haiti: Northeast Department Delegation Building opens in Fort LibertÃ©
- Created on Friday, June 07, 2013 12:30 AM
FORT LIBERTE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A new Departmental Delegation Building was inaugurated in Fort-LibertÃ© on Wednesday by the President of the Republic and the United Nations Stabilization Mission (MINUSTAH). For his part, the Head of State said he believes his administration has made progress in terms of strengthening state institutions.
Haiti - D.R.: Two countries, an Island in Environmental Protection
- Created on Thursday, June 06, 2013 9:13 AM
OUANAMINTHE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "Two countries, an Island in Environmental Protection", the campaign to reforest the border region of Haiti and the Dominican Republic was launched on Wednesday in the town of Dosmond in Ouanaminthe by President Michel Martelly who accompanied Dominican President Danilo Medina.
Haiti: President will participate in reforest ceremony with Dominican counterpart
- Created on Wednesday, June 05, 2013 5:56 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The National Palace informed the public that the President of the Republic would indeed participate in the World Environment Day ceremony with Dominican President Danilo Medina in Ouanaminte, Haiti on Wednesday.