Dominican Republic And Haiti Work Together To Design Strategy To Prevent Cocoa Cultivation Disease

Dominican Today, August 17, 2019 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (EFE) .- The Dominican Republic and Haiti, together with representatives of the private sector of both countries, work on the definition and application of a common strategy to prevent the occurrence of moniliasis, a disease that attacks the crop of cocoa This initiative is coordinated by … Read more

American Airlines, Spirit reduce service to Haiti just as tourism appears to make comeback

Miami Herald, by Jacqueline Charles, August 13, 2019 Travelers bound for Port-au-Prince from Miami will soon face fewer options. Starting on Aug. 20, American Airlines is once again reducing its direct flights from Miami to Port-au-Prince, cutting the number of daily flights from two to one. The change is due to American Airlines’ cancellations of … Read more

SUSTAINABLE HEALTH CARE IN HAITI

The Darden School of Business, August 9, 2019, Insights from G. Paul Matherne, Written by Maggie Morse THE SOCIAL CHALLENGE Sustainable Primary Health Care for Communities in Need Haiti is the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation and ranks among the lowest income nations worldwide. For decades, the country has suffered from a chronic cycle of economic, … Read more

Scholars Prepare to Head Home with UF Master’s Degrees

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, By Charles Boisseau, August 6, 2019 Newswise — HOMESTEAD-GAINSVILLE, Fla. — Riphine Mainviel and Rédjino Mompremier have firsthand knowledge of Haiti’s struggles to address food insecurity, a weakened agricultural sector and a struggling economy. As natives of Haiti, they each grew up facing the challenges with … Read more

Creating an oasis of hope in one of Haiti’s most dangerous neighborhoods

CNN, By Allie Torgan, August 1, 2019 Cité Soleil, Haiti (CNN)Staggering poverty, political instability and natural disasters have long plagued Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. This year has been especially brutal: Violent and deadly protests against rising fuel costs, alleged government corruption and despicable economic conditions have ravaged the country’s already fragile … Read more