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.
Haiti: President, PM Meets with Members of the Press to Call for Solidarity
- Created on Thursday, September 06, 2012 10:03 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a meeting with the CEOs of media companies in Haiti on the need for a common agreement for the country.
Haiti: Presidency and 'CitÃ© Soleil All Stars' hold Exhibition Soccer Match
- Created on Tuesday, September 04, 2012 6:05 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In the northern district of Cite Soleil, President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe participated in a game of soccer for unity that the Head of State says will "promote solidarity through sport in the town."
Haiti: President Martelly Tries to Build Confidence for Elections
- Created on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 3:05 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Tuesday, President Michel Martelly sought to build confidence for the partial, 6-member, Permanent Electoral Council by holding a meeting with leaders of political parties and grassroots organizations.
Haiti: President Martelly Congratulates Response to TS Isaac
- Created on Monday, August 27, 2012 1:13 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Sunday, President Michel Martelly in a speech congratulated his government and international partners for its response to Tropical Storm Isaac which attributed to at least 19 deaths in Haiti.
Haiti: President Martelly Welcomes Start of Palace Reconstruction
- Created on Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:33 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In a ceremony on the lawn of the National Palace, President Michel Martelly welcomed the start of a reconstruction project of the palace on Wednesday in the presence of the non-governmental organization, J/P HRO, founded by U.S. actor Sean Penn, which will finance and supervise the work.
Sean Penn to Finance and Oversee Demolition of Haiti's National Palace
- Created on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1:42 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Actor Sean Penn offered through his non-governmental organization, J/P HRO, to demolish what is left of the Haitian National Palace. A Tuesday evening press note from the Offices of President Michel Martelly announcing the project as the "official launch of the reconstruction of the National Palace" appears to have been misleading.
Reconstruction of Haiti's National Palace to Begin Wednesday
- Created on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8:15 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Presidency informed the public on Tuesday that the reconstruction of the National Palace, destroyed in the January 12 earthquake, would begin on Wednesday morning.
President Michel Martelly Talks Trade, Reconstruction, and Corruption Allegations in D.R.
- Created on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 4:04 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - While in the Dominican Republic for the inauguration of its new President Danilo Medina, President Michel Martelly spoke on proposing a free trade zone with D.R., reconstruction in Haiti, allegations of corruption by Dominican Journalist Nuria Piera and a possible return to music after his term.
Haiti: President and PM Have Working Lunch on Energy and Credit
- Created on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 4:02 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Monday President Martelly held a working lunch with the Prime Minister and Presidents of the National Assembly to discuss solutions to the energy problem and giving more access to credit to the Haitian people.
Young Girl Injured in Accident with Presidential Motorcade Received at National Palace
- Created on Friday, August 10, 2012 1:32 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and First Lady Sophia Martelly received at the National Palace, Patricelande Mexil, the young girl injured when a vehicle and the presidential motorcade collided in July. The first couple was happy to see the young Particelande had recovered and was full of vitality.
Haiti: President Martelly Receives 3 New Ambassadors to Haiti
- Created on Monday, August 06, 2012 10:41 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Friday, President Michel Martelly received the letters of credentials from three new ambassadors to Haiti. The Presidency estimates the renewal of these ambassadors to be a "commitment by thier countries to support President Martelly in his efforts to improve the living conditions of the population."
Haiti: President Thanks All for Success of Carnaval des Fleurs
- Created on Wednesday, August 01, 2012 10:51 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly thanked organizers, participants and party-goers for what he described as a success the 3-day Carnaval des Fleurs. The Presidency estimates hundreds of thousands of people, from near and abroad, participated in the event.