News from primature haiti A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Oct 21, 2013, 07:00 ET

Haiti Questions the Findings of Walk Free Foundation's Report on Child Labor and Human Trafficking Conditions and highlights government initiatives to address the issue.

 The government of Haiti questioned the findings of a recent report by the Walk Free Foundation on the alleged prevalence of "modern slavery"...

Aug 15, 2013, 16:00 ET

Government of Haiti rejects violence against members of the Gay and Lesbian community and pledges to vigorously prosecute perpetrators of hate crimes

The government of Haiti declares that it will not tolerate any acts of hatred or violence against individuals or groups and that it will vigorously...

May 21, 2013, 21:17 ET

Haitian Prime Minister Lamothe Signs MOUs for increased trade and collaboration with Brazil

 Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe leaves Brazil's capital city today following two days of meetings focused on strengthening ties with...

May 20, 2013, 10:12 ET

Haiti's Prime Minister Initiates Brazil visit to promote investment opportunities

 Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe arrived in Brasilia today at the beginning of a week-long trip whose main goal is to deepen ties with...

May 10, 2013, 20:08 ET

The Government of Haiti Streamlines Disbursement of Reconstruction Funds

 At the opening ceremony of the first meeting of the Committee on Coordination of External Aid for the Development of Haiti (CAED), Prime...

Apr 26, 2013, 19:07 ET

At the 5th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Haiti hosts hemispheric leadership and emerges as a leader of Caribbean Affairs

 Haiti hosted the 5th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) this week in Port-au-Prince and the event proved to be an...

Apr 25, 2013, 14:00 ET

Haiti's Prime Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Universal Human Rights for All Haitians

 In response to Amnesty International's reports of human rights violations regarding alleged forced evictions of individuals living in...

Apr 17, 2013, 19:34 ET
Professor Chris Kaiser, MIT Provost, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, Professor Michel DeGraff, Principal Investigator MIT Haiti Initiative.  (PRNewsFoto/Primature Haiti)

Landmark MIT-Haiti Initiative Will Transform Education In Haiti

 Speaking today at Boston's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe lauded the history-making...

Mar 13, 2013, 15:33 ET
Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, Western Union shake hands after announcing their initiative to improve cash transfer payments to Haitian citizens.  (PRNewsFoto/Primature Haiti)

Haiti finds solutions to cash transfer payments using Western Union tools

 The government of Haiti announced today that it will use certain Western Union tools that will allow thousands of Haitian mothers, university...

Mar 11, 2013, 11:33 ET

The Brand New Haiti --Prime Minister In Miami To Share The Vision And Promote Opportunities

There's a brand new Haiti underway, and everyone can participate in the renaissance. Speaking in Miami, Florida at the first ever Philanthropy...

Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Government of Haiti supports Carnival's musical diversity and refutes charges of censorship

 Every year the Carnival in Cap Haitien provides an outlet to Haitians from all walks of life to participate in a fun filled event that allows...

Jan 04, 2013, 17:30 ET

Haiti Among the Safest Destinations in the Americas

Haiti is one of the safest destinations; not just in the Caribbean, but throughout all the Americas. This is the general finding of recent...

Jan 02, 2013, 17:00 ET

Haiti welcomes 2013 with Bold Strategic Alliance with Vietnam

 The governments of Haiti and Vietnam are demonstrating that South-South cooperation can lead to the fruitful exchange of resources, technology...