Haiti: Deputies fail to Vote on Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing Law
- Créé le Wednesday, June 19, 2013 11:37 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - It was deception from the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday when the legislative body did not put to a vote the critical Law on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing as was expected. The President of the Chamber said members continue to have problems with several articles in the bill that has been on the table approaching one year.
Haiti Prime Minister: 2nd meeting in one week with Electoral Council
- Créé le 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.
DuSable Day declaration by the Consul General in Chicago
- Créé le Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:39 PM
CHICAGO, USA (defend.ht) - Every year the city of Chicago honor's the "Father of Chicago" Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable. 2013 was the 175th anniversary of the city and during the day long celebration the Consul of Haiti in Chicago took part in the celebrations.
Plano Mayor LaRosiliere honored at his elementary school in Harlem
- Créé le Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht) - Haitian-American, Harry LaRosiliere, elected the first black mayor of Plano, Texas was honored at his elementary school in Harlem.
Canada to send 34 troops to Haiti
- Créé le Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:31 PM
OTTAWA, Canada (defend.ht) - Canada is sending 34 troops to Haiti to be a part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. This comes at a time when South American countries are looking to decrease their military presences in Haiti.
Haiti: Dominican poultry and eggs prohibition continues, pending review
- Créé le 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.
Commissaire Haïti: la police de délivrer des citations pour les pantalons tombants
- Créé le Tuesday, 18 Juin, 2013 20:37
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haïti (defend.ht) - Le commissaire du gouvernement de Port-au-Prince a déclaré citations et, éventuellement, des arrestations de personnes «mauvais comportement» allaient commencer. Cette cibles consultatifs citoyens avec des pantalons tombants et même ceux marchant "drôle" dans les rues, entre autres, qui seront désormais assujetties à des citations de police.
Haïti: le Premier ministre, les fonctionnaires de l'ONU se réunissent sur les élections en souffrance
- Créé le 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.
D.R. Président: Haïti n'a pas d'argument valable pour interdire les importations
- Créé le Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:47 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - The Dominican President said on Tuesday that Haiti had no valid arguments to ban import and sale of the Dominican products in the nation.
Haïti: Le sénateur Riche a une solution pour la crise électorale
- Créé le Tuesday, June 18, 2013 9:55 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "If the game is messed up it will be messed up for everybody," said the Senate Vice President on Monday speaking on the issue of elections that have been overdue since November 2011.
Haïti: le ministre du Tourisme termine sa visite de deux jours au Canada
- Créé le 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.
Haïti: Sous Bourjolly va prendre les armes pour les élections
- Créé le Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:25 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Chairman of the Lower House Justice Committee warned of any attempt by the administration to delay legislative elections beyond 2013 would lead him to take up arms of war to prevent parliament from becoming further dysfunctional.
Haïti: Le gouvernement organise une réunion de haut niveau avec les responsables des risques de catastrophe
- Créé le 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.
Haïti - DR: 4,5 heures de négociations, aucun accord
- Créé le 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.
Haïti: Les députés de voter sur le blanchiment d'argent, la loi de financement du terrorisme
- Créé le Monday, June 17, 2013 9:55 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - After months of amending the text approved by the Senate, the Chamber of Deputies is expected to vote on the Law on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing on Tuesday.
Dominicains proposent fermeture frontière déjà fermé avec Haïti
- Créé le Monday, June 17, 2013 9:27 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - The leader of the National Progressive Force (FNP) political party in the Dominican Republic suggested to Dominican President Danilo Medina that he should close the border with Haiti and increase immigration control.
Haïti: groupe de travail multi-institutionnel pour aider à organiser des élections en souffrance
- Créé le 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."
Expulsion violente des présumés Haïtiens espaces publics occupation en RD
- Créé le Sunday, 16 Juin, 2013 10:38
SANTO DOMINGO, République dominicaine (defend.ht) - La police dominicaine et l'armée nationale dominicaine ont tenu une opération d'expulsions "violents" de dizaines de ressortissants haïtiens prétendument qui occupaient l'espace public des Villas Agricolas, Distrito Nacional dans la capitale de Santo Domingo.
Québec de construire 2 millions de dollars caserne de pompiers à Port-au-Prince
- Créé le Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:09 PM
QUEBEC CITY, Canada (defend.ht) - The Mayor of Quebec City, Régis Labeaume, announced on Friday that the city will sign for the construction of a new fire station in Port-au-Prince, which will be financed by a Quebecois investor at a cost of $2 million [US].
Dominicains exportation insultes, accusations après Haïti interdiction
- Créé le Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:36 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - Unable to send poultry items over the border due to a partial ban, government officials in the Dominican Republic are now exporting insults and accusations to Haiti and its government saying "Haiti does not exist" and that the country is "ruled by a gang."