World Tourism Organization for the Americas Held in Haiti

On May 22, 2015, the 58th regular meeting of the Commission of the World Tourism Organization for the Americas (WTOA), based on a theme of 'multi-destination opportunities for regional integration', was held at the Karibe Convention Center in Petionville. During the convention, it was discussed how the tourist destinations within the region are interconnected and they are complemented by each ...

Project to Invest Along the Dominican-Haiti Border

On Friday, May 22, 2015, the Dominican business group Quisqueya Binational Economic Council has unveiled a 4-tier project with an investment funding of about US$ 5 billion, which would include (i) industrial development at Dajabón-Ouanaminthe; (ii) agriculture in Comendador-Belladere; (iii) energy projects at Jimani-Malpasse; and (iv) tourism at Pedernales-Anse-a-Pitres. The project will be divided in two zones, within the framework ...

World Tourism Organization for the Americas (WTOA) in Haiti

On Friday, May 22, 2015, the 58th regular meeting of the Commission of the World Tourism Organization for the Americas (WTOA) was held at the Karibe Convention Center in Petionville. The meeting was participated by the 22 of the 25 member countries of the Americas Committee (CAM). The convention was based on a theme of 'multi-destination opportunities for regional integration.' ...

Jovenel Moïse to Have Haiti Become Banana Exporter

Jovenel Moïse has a unique relationship with banana. This candidate for the Presidential election from the Tèt Kale Party (PHTK), is a mechanical engineer and he is the man behind Haiti's first banana export to Europe since 1955. When the first Haitian Agricultural Free Zone was created in August 2013, in the commune of Trou-du-Nord, the first seedlings of organic ...

IMF Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Haiti

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year SDR 49.14 million under the arrangement of Extended Credit Facility (ECF) with an immediate disbursement power of about $10 million. The remaining sanctioned amount can be availed over the duration of the arrangement, subject to semi-annual program reviews. The ECF will support a three year program to improve ...

Fair Trade Cafe Promote Fair Price for Coffee in Haiti

Coffee is known as black gold because it is one of the most profitable and most traded commodities on the planet, especially in Haiti. Haitian coffee is a wonderful product that simply needs a proper market where it can be sold. The idea behind Fair Trade Coffee is to help farmers receive a fair price for what they grow. The ...

IDB to Give Haiti $27 Million for Transportation Improvement

Following an approval from the Inter-American Development Bank, a grant of $27 million has been sanction on Haiti's transportation infrastructure improvement. The fund has been approved to modernize the management of Haiti’s roads, ports and key areas that are fundamental for the country’s economic development and integration. The grant is the second in a series of three programmatic Policy Based ...

U.S. Senate Passed a Reauthorization of the Haiti HOPE/HELP Program

On Thursday, May 14, the Association of Industries of Haiti (ADIH) has announced that the U.S. Senate has passed a reauthorization of the Haiti HOPE/HELP program through an important vote on the U.S trade preference policy. The “HOPE” or Haiti Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity for Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006 and the “HELP program” or Haitian Economic Lift Programs are two ...

Ile-a-Vâche & the British Pirate Henri Morgan

  Île-à-Vache is an unspoiled and beautiful island, a twenty square mile piece of paradise that lies off the southwest coast of the island roughly between the town of Les Cayes and Pointe l'Abacou. In 2013, the bay was ranked as the world’s 57th best beach in the world. The island was once a frequent base of operation for one Welsh ...

Evergreen Marine & King Ocean Services To Add Port Lafito as Port Of Call

On Friday, May 15, 2015, GB Group, a diversified industrial and trading business group in Haiti has announced that Evergreen Marine and King Ocean Services will be adding Haiti’s Port Lafito, as a port of call in the second quarter of 2015. Evergreen Marine Corporation is about a 50 year old Taiwan based company, it had launched a weekly service ...
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