Haiti - News : Some news here and there...
Wednesday on a radio of the capital, Mirlande Manigat declared "Michel Martelly is not the solution. It is part of the problem. He must left [...] What is needed is that he prepare a dignified exit, that is to say, decide if he will stay or not in the country [...]" https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12930-haiti-politic-mirlande-manigat-broke-her-silence-and-shouts-her-anger.html
London: Documents dated 1547 on Haiti
The Charge d'Affaires Jean R. Pillard of the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in London visited the British National Archives in order to verify the existence of an original copy of the declaration of independence act of Haiti dated January 1, 1804. The Charge d'Affaires and Counsellor Jean Joseph Leandre were able to view several historical documents on Haiti, some dated as far back at 1547.
Tourism : Haiti to Fitur 2015 » ?
Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC) had a meeting with the new Ambassador of Spain accredited in Haiti, Manuel Lorenzo Gaecia-Ormaechea, around the next participation of Haiti in the "FITUR 2015", the 2nd largest tourism fair in the world. The signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Minister of Tourism and its Spanish counterpart was also one of the points raised in this meeting.
The National Carnival pending a Government
The National Carnival should run normally from 15 to 17 February, however, 1-month before the deadline, the Organizing Committee is unable to launch preparations without a government "We expect the order of the President". Meanwhile, more than twenty meringues for the carnival are already in rotation on the web and in the media in Haiti.
Closing day of the Consulate of Haiti in Orlando
The Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Orlando informs the Haitian Community of Central Florida, that the Consulate will be closed Monday, January 19, 2015, on the occasion of the celebration of the anniversary of "Martin Luther King Jr."