Posted by Sydney Noel on Saturday, August 31, 2013 In : Social
The recent installation and the declaration of the new chief
prosecutor in the capital city of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, are very troublesome
and many should be extremely concerned by his declarations. Mr Francisco Rene a
controversial prosecutor, with the reputation of ordering the arrests of journalists
who are not favorably reporting of the current Haitian government, made the
following announcement during his swearing in ceremony. “Playtime is over, the radios
drama is over. There are no l... Continue reading...
Posted by Sydney Noel on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 In : Security
conditions in Haiti have greatly improved this year; the country got some very
favorable ratings by the United Nations Office of Crimes and Drugs, and by the
Vanderbilt University annual world crimes surveys a couple months ago; both
studies concluded that the crime rates of Haiti were one of the lowest in not
only the Caribbean, but the Americas; in fact, the crime rates of Haiti were
equaled to those of the city of Long, Beach California. Haiti’s crime rates
were found to b...
Posted by Sydney Noel on Friday, August 23, 2013 In : Social
Not unlike many countries around the world, in Haiti homosexuality is a subject that is avoided. Although homosexuality has been legal in Haiti since 1986; Article 35-2 of the Haitian Constitution “prohibits the discrimination in the workplace based on sex, sexual orientations, beliefs, opinions and marital status”; and that Haiti is a signatory State of the United Nations International Bill of Human Rights, protecting LGBT; no one talks about homosexuality. This profound silence has led ... Continue reading...
Posted by Sydney Noel on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 In : Social
There is no denying of the facts that the cholera outbreak in Haiti responsible for the death of nearly 10.000 Haitians and the sickness of an additional 600.000, was introduced in the country by the UN peacekeeping force members from Nepal, where Cholera is endemic. The United Nations can refuse to admit to any wrong doing all it wants, but Haitians, just as the rest of the world know, they are responsible for it. Numerous credible studies conducted by prominent institutions and individuals,... Continue reading...
Posted by Sydney Noel on Friday, April 26, 2013 In : Economy
Haiti on ice is one of the latest push by the Haitian government, in its quest to change the projected image of Haiti abroad. I can't stop to wonder if we really are portraying the country better, with the organization of this kind of event, considering the endless amount of work laying ahead. The lack of communication with the population about this event is astounding. Yes the people, can't stop hearing about it over and over again. On the radio, television, social media; you name it. But a... Continue reading...
Posted by Sydney Noel on Friday, April 12, 2013 In : Economy
On April 10th, 2013, Marie-Carmelle Jean Marie, Haiti's Minister of Finance has resigned from the head of the country's finance ministry, effective immediately. Before we go into the details of her resignation, first we should talk about what kind of woman Marie-Carmelle Jean Marie was as the country's economy chief. Rigorous, professional; a woman who valued integrity above all, and wasn't afraid to tell it like it is. Even when her mess... Continue reading...
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