PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - After the presentation to the Council of the Government of the Tourism Development Plan for Ile-a-Vache by the Minister of Tourism, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Government is launching an open appeal to the public for Expressions of Interest for Ile-a-Vache investors.
The 8th Summit of Heads of States and Government of the Petrocaribe Energy Agreement begins this weekend with the first Working Session of the PetroCaribe Economic Zone on Friday in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua. Nearly two dozen presidents, prime ministers and other dignitaries will descend into the central american nation to continue to evolve the legacy of regional cooperation.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Imagine a real solution to Haiti's agriculture problem. Imagine billions in real investments to industrialize the full organic Haitian local production sector without the genetically-modified seeds imposed with the assistance of many international institutions. This is the hope of Venezuela's newest agreement, the Petrocaribe Economic Zone, launching this weekend in Nicaragua.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Following a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday it was resolved that the government would strengthen the ban on certain plastics and stryofoam containers even including their private use. The Administration said it would take steps to assist importer in obtaining biodegradable paper and cardboard containers.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Haitian Parliament has, at this very moment, and has had for nearly a year, a series of laws on the table of which some, if not voted on, would mean a global economic and political crises for Haiti, and others, if voted on, would mean an incredible modernization and improvement in efficiency of Haiti's institutions.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - Nearly two dozen countries agreed to a framework to mutually increase relations in the areas of agriculture, tourism, transportation, communication and social service projects. Of the committees established on Saturday in Managua, Nicaragua, Haiti will head two, the Cultural Committee and the Social Services Committee of the PetroCaribe Economic Zone.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The issue of the flu, which is debated on both sides of the island of Quisqueya does not affect diplomatic relations between the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which remain "cordial", said the Minister of Foreign Affairs during a press conference Wednesday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A meeting on elections that were due to be held in November 2011, was held on Monday with electoral council members and the international community, at the behest of the Haitian Prime Minister, who received an assessment of 300 million HTG ($6.8 million [US]) in operating costs for election officials to administrate Haiti's next contests.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Prime Minister continues to multiply his meetings to assist the organization of Haiti's two-year overdue elections. For the second time in less than a week, the Head of the Government met with the electoral council where its president announced the soon completion of the electoral law.