Haiti-United States/Tourism : Requests for a Reinforcement of Actions for Stabilization and against Violent Crimes

Posted on mardi 26 juin 2007

Translated from French by Menno Ernst
Monday 25th June 2007
Miami, Florida (Etats-Unis d’Amérique), June 25th, 2007 [AlterPresse] --- The participants of the third edition of the summit on tourism and the economic development in Haiti encourage the authorities of the Carribean republic to continue their actions in favour of political stability and to strengthen the struggle against violent crimes.
These are the principal comments recorded by the online agency AlterPresse, on Sunday 24th June, at the end of the forum, which took place between the 22nd and the 24th of June 2007 in Miami (...)

Haïti : René Préval at the United States-Caricom Summit in Washington

Posted on mardi 19 juin 2007

P-au-P, 19 June 07 [AlterPresse] --- President René Garcia Préval left Port-au-Prince, on Monday June 18, 2007, for the United States of America to take part in a summit of the economic Caribbean Community (Caricom) with the United States of America.
This summit, which is held in Washington between 19th and 21st June, is the occasion for the Heads of State and the Caribbean government to discuss, with the American president George W. Bush, the human trade and traffic as well as the economic question in the area.
Before leaving the Haitian capital, Rene Préval has welcomed the press in the (...)

Haiti : Negotiations between the Government and the Public Transport Trade Unions

Posted on Tuesday 19 June 2007

P-au-P., 19 June 07 [AlterPresse] --- Negotiations are proceeding between the Executive and the spokesmen of the syndicates in control of the strike, that has paralyzed public transport on the 12th and 13th of June, according to information received by AlterPresse.
It is the minister of social affairs who has been commissioned to pursue these talks.
At the time of the preceding discussions between the head of state and the public transport syndicates, held the day after the strike, René Préval has made some promises with the latter about two of their claims concerning in particular the (...)

Haiti : Activities in Favour of Non-Violence

Posted on vendredi 15 juin 2007

Translated from French by Menno Ernst
P-au-P, June 15th 2007 [AlterPresse] --- The campaign for the reduction of violence in Haiti organizes a whole series of activities during the week going from the 11th to the 17th of June 2007, in order to promote peace and non-violence on the national territory, according to the information communicated to the online agency AlterPresse.
A "march for peace" is envisaged this June 15th 2007, in the centre of the capital not far from the presidential palace, within the framework of this weeks actions for the peace implemented by this regrouping of (...)

Football : the Haitian National Selection of U-17 is complete again after a Spectacular Desertion

Posted on vendredi 15 juin 2007

Translated from French by Menno Ernst
Friday 15th June 2007
P-au-P, June 15th 2007 [AlterPresse] ---The Haitian football team under 17 years is complete again, after experiencing an important unrest due to the desertion, on June 12th 2007 in New York, of 13 of the 18 team members, learns the online agency AlterPresse.
In the United States of America, where they made a stopover before taking a flight to South Korea, these young Haitian footballers deserted the group during the night of the 12th of June 2007, according to information relayed by the press.
These members of the U-17 team, (...)

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