Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
In the world ranking of freedom of the press in 2014, prepared by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Haiti has gone from 49th to 47th place just behind the United States of America (46th). Note that the Dominican Republic is far behind in 68th. Recall that in 2012, Haiti was in the 52nd place in the ranking.
Tourism Development Plan for the South Coast
Tuesday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, had a follow-up meeting with the Spanish Ambassador accredited in Haiti, Manuel A. R. Hernandez around the Tourism Development Plan for the South Coast and the planning of a visit of a Spanish investor mission to Haiti in May.
« Deported », Best International Documentary
The Haitian documentary "Deported" of Rachèle Magloire and Chantal Regnault, in competition with a score of documentaries, received the Best International Documentary at the Regional Festival and International of Film of Guadeloupe. This documentary produced in collaboration with Velvet Film will be screened in premiere on March 14 at the Brooklyn Public Library.
National Carnival 2014 Agenda...
Wednesday at the Primature Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism participated in a working meeting with the Organizing Committee of the National Carnival, which this year will take place in Gonaïves from 2 to 4 March 2014. The economic impact of the event on the host region, involvement and accountability of private sector skills of Gonaïves were among others, the main points discussed at the working session.