Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Thursday at El Rancho, Maarten Boute, CEO of the phone company Digiciel announced the end of the extension and optimization of the network that cost $ 100 million jobs, bringing the total investment of Digicel in the network, to over 1 billion US dollars since 2006. "This extension phase of the network led to the addition of several new sites in major cities and also in some remote places where people had no access to communication. It also provides a significant improvement in the customer experience for our 2G and 4G subscribers," affirmed Maarten Boute.
Did you know ?
Vietnam is the second largest importing country of Haiti with 24% of total imports. Vietnam imports 99.9% of scrap metal from Haiti.
MEF approves the budget of the Office Vehicle Insurance Against Tier
Friday, Marie Carmelle Jean Marie, Minister of Economy and Finance (MEF) has approved the budget for the Office Vehicle Insurance Against Tier (OAVCT) for the year 2014-2015. The Minister took the opportunity to urge Laurent Dunel, the Director General of the OAVCT and executives of the institution to redouble their efforts and enthusiasm during this new year, to make OAVCT an important financial vehicle for the country.
The Ambassador of Canada visited CCIHC
Thursday, Ms. Paula Caldwell St-Onge, Ambassador of Canada to Haiti, met with the Board of the Haitian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIHC). Founded in 2004, the CCIHC contributes to enhance and help develop its members business by creating a trade network of Canadian and Haitian companies.
Haiti host the 12th Edition of Carifiesta in 2015
An important working meeting was held in the conference room of the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) about the planning for the next edition of the Arts Festival of the Caribbean (Carifiesta), scheduled for August 2015 in Haiti. The festival is an initiative of CARICOM, held every two years. A great opportunity to bring together artists, musicians, authors and promoters of cultural and artistic products of the region.