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President Elect Medina of Dominica Republic
Dominican Republic President-Elect Danilo Medina A Free Trade Agreement with Haiti is a priority for Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina, he said this weekend. Medina, who won the country’s election in May, said he would boost efforts towards a free trade agreement with the Dominican Republic’s neighbours on Hispaniola upon […]

Haiti Free Trade Agreement a Priority for Dominican Republic’s Medina


Beverley Oda, Canadian Minister of International Cooperation visits Haiti
Ottawa, Ontario? On the occasion of the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced that Canada has committed to resettle 5,000 families (approximately 20,000 individuals) displaced by the 2010 earthquake and restore the Champ de Mars, a major public park […]

Canada to Resettle Haitians from Champ de Mars


Haitian workers help Haitian children plant 2,000 trees in Parc National la Visite just south of Port-au-Prince
By Rolf Rosenkranz on 12 January 2012 Two years ago today, at 4:53 p.m. local time, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook Haiti to the ground, triggering massive international relief and recovery that will take years. Some 300,000 lost their lives that day, including many working in international development. Since then, half […]

Haiti, 2 Years After the Quake



Valerie Amos United Nations undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs
By Jenny Lei Ravelo Two years have passed but the nightmare of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 lives on. Haiti needs more funding to address the cholera situation in the country, which has already killed some 7,000 Haitians since 2010. While the number of cases has gone […]

What Does Haiti Need 2 Years After The Quake


On the occasion of the second anniversary of the 12 January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Secretary-General would like to honour the memory of the more than two hundred thousand people who perished in the tremor, including one hundred and two United Nations personnel.

Statement from the Secretary General on the 2nd Anniversary of ...


DG (RI) , Dr. Guy Theodore and Welcome party
ROTARY SPEAKS Basseterre, St Kitts District Governor (DG) for Rotary International (RI) District 7020, which covers the Northern Caribbean, Dr. Guy Theodore, owner of Hospital Bienfaisance de Pignon (HBP), Pignon, Haiti, made a one day visit to St Kitts on Monday, 15 August 2011. He was accompanied by Assistant District […]

Rotary District Governor For Northern Caribbean Visits Haitian Medical Students ...



Secretary General Ban Ki Moon
It is a pleasure to convey my greetings to the leaders of CARICOM. Allow me to join you in honouring Sir Edwin Carrington for his 18-year stewardship of your organization, during which the partnership with the United Nations was strengthened. I applaud your decision to confer on him the Order […]

Secretary-General’s message to the 32nd meeting of the Conference of ...


(L-R) Scotiabank Haiti Country Manager, Maxime Charles and Digicel Group Business Development Director, Ken Mason
Wednesday June 8th 2011 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel and Scotiabank’s TchoTcho Mobile Service wins Consumer Service Innovation Award from Global Telecoms Business magazine Digicel has won the 2011 Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award for Consumer Service Innovation for its TchoTcho Mobile Money service in Haiti. This is the second time […]

DIGICEL WINS INNOVATION AWARD FOR TCHOTCHO MOBILE IN HAITI


Female Peacekeepers from India
29 May 2011 The tragedies that have befallen United Nations peacekeepers already this year are a sobering reminder of the risks entailed in their important work for peace. As we mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we pay tribute to the more than 120,000 military, police and civilians […]

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ...



Cossy Roosevelt (left) of Panos Caribbean  and Raymond Lachapelle of HelpAge International
By Dawn Marie Roper HelpAge International and Panos Caribbean have just completed 5 days of media communication training with a group of elderly people in Haiti. Twelve participants from communities most affected by the earthquake spent the 5 days at Panos Caribbean learning how to produce their own radio and […]

HelpAge International Haiti and Panos Caribbean Provide Media Training for ...