Haiti: Martelly Gives Parliament 8 Days to Contribute to Electoral Council
- Created on Thursday, July 12, 2012 4:13 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly required of the Haitian Parliament, particularly the Senate, to send, within 8 days, the names of the 3 members that will sit on the board of 9 of the Permanent Electoral Council.
Haiti, Ecuador Presidents Seek Cooperation on Defense
- Created on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 6:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and Minister of National Defense, Jean Rodolphe Joazile, left Port-au-Prince on Tuesday bound for Ecuador, for an official visit of 48 hours during which several meetings on cooperation and matters of civil defense will be held with Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa.
Haiti President: Political Instability is Perception More than Reality
- Created on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 4:23 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly was asked by a Brazilian newspaper about the political instability Haiti faced in his first year in office and how the situation has changed since then. The President told reporters that political instability in his first year was more perception than reality.
3 Years, Haiti President Martelly Expects Significant Reduction in UN Peacekeepers
- Created on Saturday, July 07, 2012 1:03 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly estimates that a significant reduction in the presence of UN peacekeepers in Haiti will take about two or three years, given that the Haitian National Police can be strengthened and a Haitian army be established.
Haiti President Decorated with the Grand Cross of the Order Gil Colunje
- Created on Saturday, July 07, 2012 7:44 AM
PANAMA CITY, Panama (defend.ht/P) - In Panama, President Michel Martelly received from the University of Panama the Grand Cross of the Order Colunje Gil for his commitment to the development of Haiti.
Haiti Wants to Deal on Equal Terms with Caribbean Nations
- Created on Friday, July 06, 2012 5:26 PM
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly ended his last working day at the CARICOM Summit in St Lucia discussing economic and political strides in Haiti and the country's desire to become an equal partner with other Caribbean nations.
President Martelly Urges Caribbean Community to Meet the Needs of Haiti
- Created on Thursday, July 05, 2012 6:29 PM
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (defend.ht/P) - President Michel Martelly urged that the Caricom benefits meet the real needs of the Haitian people. In one example he stressed that French should be accepted as an official language of the organization, in addition to English. Martelly also advocated for the integration of Haitian administrators into the Caricom leadership.
Haiti President Martelly at Caribbean Summit Supports More Reform in External Relations
- Created on Thursday, July 05, 2012 7:03 AM
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (defend.ht/P) - At the 33rd Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community, President Michel Martelly stressed that the success of the region is dependent on the development of each country. Martelly said in Haiti, the development of agriculture must be assisted by its neighbors in region.
Haiti President Martelly's Visit to the South East Department
- Created on Wednesday, July 04, 2012 11:03 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht/P) - President Michel Martelly traveled to the South East department on Monday where it was announced that a local road between Peredo and Belle-Anse would be repaved. While in the department the Head of State distributed 10,000 food kits to the population.
Haiti President Paves Way for Independent Judiciary
- Created on Tuesday, July 03, 2012 9:24 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht/PdH) - President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, proceeded, this Tuesday, July 3, 2012, the inauguration of members of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ), the first since the development of the 1987 Constitution.
Haiti President Travels to 33rd Caricom Heads Conference, St. Lucia
- Created on Tuesday, July 03, 2012 8:59 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Monday, July 2, 2012. The President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, left the country, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, bound for Gros Islet, St. Lucia, where he will officially participate in the 33rd Conference of Heads of State and Government of CARICOM from July 4 to 6.
$1.3 Billion Disposed to Reform Haitian National Police Force
- Created on Sunday, July 01, 2012 6:19 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht/PdH) - Saturday, June 30, 2012: President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, led, this Friday, June 29, at the National Palace, a high-level meeting on the National Police of Haiti (HNP). This meeting aimed to ensure cohesion in the sustainable building of the police institution.
Haiti President Martelly: "...maybe, I was not aware."
- Created on Friday, June 29, 2012 10:40 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ President Michel Martelly was on full damage control Thursday distancing himself from plans to demolish 450 homes of a hillside slum in the capital. In an interview, the president said he may not have been aware of the decision, saying his government is there to build homes for people not destroy them.
Haitian Government Reacts to Impeachment of Paraguay President Fernando Lugo
- Created on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:33 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Haitian government condemned the impeachment of the President of Paraguay, Fernando Lugo, on Tuesday, saying that it threatens democratic regimes in the region.
Haiti: President Martelly Lands in Brazil for UN Conference
- Created on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:38 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly left Haiti on Tuesday to attend the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Constitution of Haiti Finally Published
- Created on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:43 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ The President of the Republic, Joseph Michel Martelly, in a ceremony at the National Palace on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 annulled his presidential decree of June 3rd, 2011 and sent instructions to the National Press to publish the Constitution of Haiti as amended on May 9, 2011.
The Constitution of Haiti will be Published in June, says Jura
- Created on Thursday, May 31, 2012 7:58 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ On the 360th day without Haitiâ€™s Constitution published in the nationâ€™s journal, Le Moniteur, the National Palace Press Secretary, Lucien Jura, said that the Head of State, Michel Martelly, intends to publish the Constitution of Haiti at no specified time in the month of June.
Martelly Signs Order Ending Restrictions on Building in PAP, Haiti
- Created on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:48 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly called it the relaunching of post-earthquake reconstruction, the signing of an Executive Order to end a moratorium on private construction in Haiti's commercial center in Port-au-Prince.
Pink Card Gives Health Insurance for 400 State Workers
- Created on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 2:16 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Office of Workers' Compensation Insurance, Sickness and Maternity (OFATMA) and the French Red Cross partnered with President Michel Martelly to introduce the Pink Card which gives health coverage to 400 state workers and their families.
Martelly Wants an Emergency Law
- Created on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 3:16 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Giving himself a 9 out of 10 for his first year as president, Michel Martelly believes he would have done better if he had enjoyed emergency legislation, which his new executive team is working to get passed in parliament.