Haiti: President Martelly and PM Lamothe in Japan and Mexico
- Created on Saturday, December 01, 2012 7:19 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - After Cuba, on Friday, President Michel Martelly left Haiti to Japan for a week-long trip accompanied by the First Lady and others. The Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe also left the country for Mexico, to attend the inauguration of its new president.
President Martelly Participates in Ceremony while Cuba
- Created on Thursday, November 29, 2012 12:10 PM
HAVANA, Cuba (defend.ht) - Two days after returning to Haiti from a 10 day voyage, President Michel Martelly traveled to Cuba where he honored and placed flowers at the foot of the statues of two Haitian heroes of independence. This comes at a time when the Head of State defended himself against criticism for missing the November 18 ceremonies in Haiti by minimizing ceremonies honoring Haitian heroes of independence.
Haiti: President Martelly on Absence During Battle of Vertieres Ceremonies
- Created on Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:32 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly explained his absence from the November 18, Battle of Vertieres ceremony by minimizing the importance of the holiday to the work that was being done for Haiti in Europe; absolutely nothing.
Martelly Family Visit Pope Benedict XVI
- Created on Friday, November 23, 2012 2:01 PM
VATICAN CITY, Italy (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and family continued on the 9-day voyage through Europe on Thursday visiting Pope Benedict XVI at the papacy in Vatican City.
Haiti: Protesters Demand Departure of President Martelly on Anniversary of Vertieres
- Created on Monday, November 19, 2012 10:19 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - It was unprecedented on Sunday November 18, on the anniversary of the Battle of Vertieres, for the President of the Republic and Prime Minister of Haiti to be absent from the ceremonies and the country. Instead, the Minister of Finance Marie-Carmelle Jean-Marie presided of the memorial celebration.
President Martelly will miss Bataille de Vertieres Ceremonies
- Created on Friday, November 16, 2012 8:08 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly left Haiti for Spain on Thursday for a nine-day voyage that will make Martelly the first Haiti president in 209 years to not participate in the Bataille de Vertieres ceremonies honoring those who died for Haitian independence.
Haiti: Martelly Reverses on Permanent Electoral Council
- Created on Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:55 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly back down from his hard line to form a Permanent Electoral Council on Wednesday. In closed-door meetings with parliamentarians, the decision was made to return to a provisional electoral council that will instead be called "transient".
Haiti: President Martelly and Senators seek a compromise for elections
- Created on Tuesday, November 06, 2012 10:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly held a meeting with senators on Monday aimed at coming to a compromise that will allow for Haiti's elections, which were due to take place November 2011.
Martelly Family Travels to Miami for Undisclosed Purposes
- Created on Sunday, November 04, 2012 11:46 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic Michel Martelly and his family left Haiti for Miami on Saturday for a purpose that the Presidency did not disclose.
President Martelly deplores latest market fire, Delmas 31
- Created on Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:30 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly deplored the latest fire to burn down a public market in the capital city.
Gov't Pays Tribute to Emp. Jean Jacques Dessalines
- Created on Thursday, October 18, 2012 10:25 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly, participated in the state tradition of laying a wreath at the foot of the Monument to Jean-Jacques Dessalines at Pont Rouge on the occasion of the 206th anniversary of the death of the Emperor.
President Martelly encounters French President at Francophone Summit
- Created on Monday, October 15, 2012 9:37 AM
Kinshasa, Congo (defend.ht) - At the summit of French speaking nations in Africa, President Michel Martelly had the opportunity to meet with French President Francois Hollande where the two spoke briefly about education in Haiti.
Martelly meets with Haitian Diaspora in the Congo
- Created on Sunday, October 14, 2012 11:49 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - While at the 14th Conference of Heads of State and Government of Francophone Nations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Michel Martelly took the opportunity to meet the Haitian Diaspora community in the commune of Gombe in Kinshasa Province.
Haiti: Protesters Heckling President and US Ambassador Visit Beaten by Police
- Created on Saturday, October 06, 2012 9:35 PM
PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and the U.S. Ambassador Pamela White were on route to inaugurate a new road in the coastal town of Petit-Goave when the delegation was met by a group of young men on motorcycles who shouted 'Aba Martelly'. Police beat the protesters, killed livestock and fired tear gas during a melee to disperse the crowd. Allegedly an elderly woman died in her home asphyxiated by the tear gas.
Police Officer Passed Away at Martelly's Manifestation
- Created on Tuesday, October 02, 2012 11:27 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly's kanaval-protest on Monday did not pass without incident. A police officer died from a supposed heart attack after the 9km route from the airport to the National Palace, and at the National Palace security fired tear gas and shots in the air to disband protesters demanding their pay after walking from the airport with the Head of State.
Haiti: President Martelly Arranges His Own Protest of Support
- Created on Monday, October 01, 2012 4:09 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly found it wise on Monday to coordinate a kanaval-style protest with a few hundred supporters through the streets of Port-au-Prince who accompanied him from the airport to the National Palace on his return from the United Nations General Assembly.
President Martelly's Statements at Haiti Energy Symposium
- Created on Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:27 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The country "finds itself today with access to electricity at less than 30% for the whole country," President Michel Martelly stated at an international symposium for energy on Thursday aimed at ensuring the availability of energy for development in Haiti.
Haiti: Martelly, Lamothe and Jean Visit Reconstruction Projects
- Created on Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:23 AM
MORNE-A-CABRI, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Wednesday, President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and the UNESCO Envoy to Haiti's Michaelle Jean visited several reconstruction projects that included the "mystery" homes under construction in Morne-a-Cabri since December 2011.
Haiti: President Martelly Hands Verbal Rampage at ElectricitÃ© d'Haiti
- Created on Friday, September 07, 2012 8:18 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - An appearance by President Michel Martelly at Electricite d'Haiti, to oversee the progress of an improving policy for Haiti's energy, turned from a discourse regarding energy in Haiti to a political and verbal lambasting by the Head of State.
India Presents Check for $5 Million for Housing to Haiti
- Created on Thursday, September 06, 2012 2:16 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly received, on behalf of Haiti, a $5 million presentation check to build houses in Haiti from the Ambassador of India to Cuba on Monday at a ceremony in the National Palace.