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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Haiti ‘laden with challenges’ but also hope, UN Security Council told

NEW YORK - Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of ongoing political unrest in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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US Coast Guard sends home more than 120 Haitians and Cubans intercepted at sea

FLORIDA - A total of 123 migrants – 37 Cubans and 86 from Haitians – were repatriated over the weekend after being caught in two separate boats off Cuba. Yesterday, 29 Cuban males and eight females were taken More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Curaçao eases visa requirements

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao will ease its visa policy. Haitians, Cubans and Dominicans should be able to come to the island more easily. Due to the current strict policy, Curaçao is missing a lot on More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Death toll from Haiti earthquake rises

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The death toll from the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Haiti over the weekend has risen to 17. And officials say the number of injured is now around 333. And as the French-speaking More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

PORT AU PRINCE - At least ten people have been killed by an earthquake that struck off the north coast of Haiti at about 8:30 pm on Saturday night. The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Haiti gets help paying catastrophe insurance premiums

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$3 million to cover Haiti’s 2018-2019 insurance premiums with CCRIF SPC—the company that provides parametric insurance coverage to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Sunrise Airways renews its fleet and continues offering great service to its passengers

WILLEMSTAD - There is no stopping this airline. The Haitian airline Sunrise Airways is truly working hard to offer more destinations and better service to its passengers. Recently the airline initiated the route More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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CDB and partners kick off project to support micro and small enterprises in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – A project has been launched to give female and male entrepreneurs in Haiti better opportunities to grow their businesses. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Inter-American Development Bank, More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid violent protests that had been sparked by a proposed plan to raise fuel prices. His decision was announced yesterday by President Jovenel More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Sunrise Airways takes Miss Curaçao to Haiti for Beauty Pageant

WILLEMSTAD, PORT AU PRINCE - As part of the efforts of the aviation company Sunrise Airways to promote cooperation between Curaçao and Haiti, the airline invited Miss Curaçao Chanelle de Lau to be part of the More...