Martelly says 400,000 jobs have been created in Haiti
- Created on Friday, April 05, 2013 12:38 AM
Haiti: Martelly following up on Caricom in Guyana and Suriname
- Created on Friday, March 22, 2013 12:20 PM
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly is on an official trip to Guyana and Suriname with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Industry and Commerce,and Agriculture in order to followup on the CARICOM Summit held in Port-au-Prince in February.
Martelly changes tone and welcomes electoral council members
- Created on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:00 PM
Martelly meets with National Federation of CASECs and ASECs
- Created on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:21 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly met with members of the National Federation of CASECs and ASECs on Thursday to discuss development with these authorities and make promises to support them.
Martelly, Lambert utilize outrage to keep Josue Pierre Louis on electoral council
- Created on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 3:30 AM
Haiti: President welcomes ascension of Pope Francois I
- Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:48 PM
Haiti nears establishment of electoral council
- Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:00 AM
Haiti: Presidency shares letter from CSPJ to contested electoral councilors
- Created on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 8:13 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The National Palace informed the public on Monday that it received the copy of three letters from the Superior Council of the Judiciary that was addressed to the contested electoral councilors, Exantus Salnave, Patrick Metellus and Yves Benoit Jean-Marie.
Presidential order pardons 104 prisoners
- Created on Sunday, March 10, 2013 2:00 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Ministry of Justice and Public Safety on Saturday released the name of 104 individuals that will be released from prison and ten others who will have their life sentences reduced.
Four new Ambassadors to Haiti present creds to Martelly
- Created on Thursday, March 07, 2013 8:15 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) President Michel Martelly, received, on Thursday, March 7, at the National Palace, the credentials of four (4) new Ambassadors. From Egypt, Finland, Turkey and Uruguay, they will be accredited to Port-au Prince.
Former President RenÃ© PrÃ©val appears before Judge DebrÃ©sil
- Created on Thursday, March 07, 2013 1:16 PM
Martelly calls for 3 days of remembrance for Hugo Chavez
- Created on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 7:57 PM
Haitian President sends condolences to Venezuela
- Created on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 9:21 PM
Martelly decorates Ambassador to D.R. and Tourism Consultant
- Created on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 10:59 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly decorated the Haitian Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Fritz Cineas and a long time tourism official, Consultant at the Office of Tourism in the South-East, Michaele Craan, with the DÃ©coration de l'Orde Honneur et MÃ©rite au Grade de Grand Croix Plaque Argent on Monday at a ceremony at the National Palace.
Duvalier hospitalized since court hearing
- Created on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 6:47 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Former President-for-Life Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has been in the hospital since his appearance in court last Thursday. Duvalier faces another hearing this Thursday.
Duvalier in court, questioned on human rights abuses
- Created on Friday, March 01, 2013 11:43 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Former President-for-Life, Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier appeared before justice on Thursday in a hearing to determine whether a trial on human rights abuses, murders and kidnappings should proceed against the 61 year old. Duvalier did not necessarily deny the claims brought against him and used the tribunal to revision a Haiti that was better under his and his father's regime, 1957-1986.
Martelly meets with contested-electoral councilors
- Created on Monday, February 25, 2013 11:29 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly met with three members of the contested-Permanent Electoral Council that were chosen and installed under highly irregular circumstances. Religions for Peace was present as mediator for a meeting that did produce a result towards holding legislative and local elections, due since November 2011.
Haiti: President excludes bands critical of gov't from National Carnival
- Created on Friday, February 08, 2013 8:01 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "The decision to exclude certain groups, for example, Brother's Posse from the carnival parade was taken by myself," President Michel Martelly admitted that it was he, himself, who called for the exclusion of roots and racine bands from the 2013 National Carnival.
Presidency declares state offices, schools and businesses closed for Carnival
- Created on Friday, February 08, 2013 10:39 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - By presidential decree, utilities, schools, commerce and industry activities are suspended for the carnival festivities.
Haiti: Duvalier failed to appear in court
- Created on Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:59 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Lawyers for Jean Claude Duvalier requested another postponement, this time to February 21st, of an appeal hearing that called for the former President-for-Life to appear physically in court on Thursday. Much to the dismay of justices and local and foreign journalists, Duvalier argued, via letter, the reasons for his absence.