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Haiti Getting $27 Million for Transportation Improvements

May 21, 2015 | 12:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is getting a $27 million grant to improve transportation infrastructure, following approval from the Inter-American Development Bank. The grant will help modernize and improve the management of Haiti’s roads and ports, the IDB said. It is the first in a series of three policy-based more...

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New Life for a Cinema in Haiti

May 20, 2015 | 12:06 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Ciné Triomphe By the Caribbean Journal staff It had been closed since 1988. But now a famous Haitian cinema has new life following a long renovation project. The Ciné Triomphe is slated to open this month following rehabilitation and renovation work that first began in 2012. The cinema will also serve as a theatre and production more...

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Beyoncé Visits Haiti

May 17, 2015 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Beyoncé in Haiti (Photo: Beyonce Knowles on Instagram) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is not unaccustomed to high-profile visitors, from the Clintons to NBA stars like Dwyane Wade, particularly as it has raised its tourism profile in recent years. This weekend, though, perhaps an even higher-wattage star traveled to the island: singer Beyoncé, more...

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France’s Francois Hollande Visits Haiti

May 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: France President Francois Hollande and Haiti Preisdent Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff France President Francois Hollande made an official visit Haiti on Tuesday, part of a wider tour that included stops in St Barth, St Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Cuba. Hollande became only the second sitting French President to visit the country’s more...

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All-Inclusive Resort to Open in Haiti

April 17, 2015 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the soon-to-debut Royal Club Decameron Indigo By the Caribbean Journal staff An all-inclusive resort is coming to Haiti. In what could be a big boost for the country’s nascent tourism development, Colombia-based hotel and resort chain Decameron will be opening a resort in Haiti. The company will take over management at the Club Indigo Resort on more...

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US State Department Officials Visiting Haiti, Dominican Republic

March 29, 2015 | 11:49 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Two top United States officials are visiting Haiti and the Dominican Republic this week. Counselor Thomas A Shannon and Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C Adams are traveling to the two countries from March 29 to 31. The pair will meet with senior government officials, civil society and the more...

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Expedia Is Making Big Moves in Haiti

March 26, 2015 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Moulin Sur Mer Hotel, one of Expedia’s partners in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Expedia is making big moves in Haiti. The company reported this week that it had been making a “significant” expansion in Haiti, as the country looks to build its tourism sector. “Although not traditionally recognized as a popular more...

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Haiti’s Martelly Visits Ile a Vache

March 22, 2015 | 6:56 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly in Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s perhaps the keystone of Haiti’s renewed tourism hopes: Ile a Vache. And the beach-laden island, which is the site of a major new development project, recently played host to a visit by Haiti President Michel Martelly. According to a statement, the purpose of the visit more...

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Transat Adding More Haiti Packages

February 24, 2015 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Haiti’s Moulin sur Mer hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff When Montreal-based Transat debuted its first travel packages to Haiti, it was largely alone in making a bet on Haiti’s still-nascent tourism sector. Now, Haiti is a rising tourism destination in the Caribbean, and Transat is expanding its footprint on the island. Transat announced Tuesday more...

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Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Spent the NBA All-Star Break in Haiti

February 20, 2015 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade in Haiti (Photo: Instagram) By the Caribbean Journal staff Like many NBA players, Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade used the recent All-Star break for a much-needed rest. But unlike many NBA players, he spent his vacation in Haiti. Wade and wife Gabrielle Union took the break to visit Haiti, joined by Wade’s Heat more...

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