Jean-Jacques Dessalines

OAS  & The Haitian American, September 20, 2020 Happy Birthday Jean-Jacques Dessalines, September 20, 1758 – October 17, 1806 Jean-Jacques Dessalines was a leader of the Haitian Revolution. He was the first independent leader of independent Haiti under the dictatorial constitution of 1801. He crowned himself Emperor of Haiti in 1805. He is remembered as … Read more

Haiti President forms electoral council despite opposition rejection

Port-au-Prince, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jovenel Moïse appointed representatives of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), despite the growing rejection of opposition sectors that deny participating in upcoming elections, it was reported the eve. In accordance with a presidential decree, the nine-member committee has the mission of organizing a constitutional referendum to provide the … Read more

Haiti moves closer to constitutional referendum, elections

Reuters, Andre Paultre, September 19, 2020 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian President Jovenel Moise has appointed nine members to a provisional electoral council tasked with preparing a constitutional referendum and organizing local, municipal, legislative and presidential elections in the Caribbean country. The United States government this week reiterated a strongly worded call for Moise and other … Read more

Naomi Osaka Celebrates Her US Open Victory With One Last Style Statement

Vogue, By Liam Hess, September 14, 2020 Over the past week, 22-year-old tennis pro Naomi Osaka’s ascent to the grand finals of the US Open, culminating in her victory last night over Belarusian player Victoria Azarenka, has been somewhat overshadowed by her sartorial choices. For once where women in sport are concerned, though, that’s exactly what … Read more

Launch of works to strengthen the electricity network of the metropolitan area

Haiti Libre, 09/06/2020 Saturday September 5, in downtown Port-au-Prince, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied among others by Michel Présumé Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH) launched the work to strengthen the electricity network of the metropolitan area financed by a commercial loan of 150 million Taiwan dollars (Republic of China) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26457-haiti-politic-government-borrows-$150m-from-taiwan-for-electricity.html . Note that this … Read more