Impatient Préval Demands To Know 'When Will My Palace Be Rebuilt?'
Monday, 07 January 2013 00:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Stating that he is 'running out of patience', former president René Préval has demanded an explanation from the government and the international community for the lengthy delay in re-erecting his palace.
In recent weeks, sources said, Préval has grown extremely frustrated with what he described as a "painfully slow" pace to rebuild his palace, which was destroyed by a catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake in 2010.
Local Man Travels To Port-Au-Prince Just To See Airport Renovations
Monday, 10 December 2012 00:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (QUICK NEWS) – Stiverne Obenson, 34, a Brooklyn resident, told reporters he flew to Toussaint Louverture International Airport this morning only to see the newly renovated arrivals terminal.
International News: U.S. Touts Canada To Reduce Number Of Illegal Immigrants
Thursday, 12 April 2012 00:00
WASHINGTON, DC – In its latest effort to dramatically shrink the illegal population, the United States has launched a major marketing push designed to promote Canada as a more appealing choice to undocumented migrants.
"We are pleased to kick off this campaign," said Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano at a press conference. "Our aim is to inform as many unauthorized residents as possible that Canada is a much better country to be and live in."
MINUSTAH Offers To Guard Haiti's Beaches After Mandate Expires
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 00:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Sources at the National Palace confirmed that the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) leaders met privately with President Michel Martelly and lawmakers, offering to watch over Haiti's exotic beaches after its mandate expires in October.
"We have opened the doors to talks," said Mariano Fernandez Amunategui the head of MINUSTAH, a peacekeeping mission that has been in operation in Haiti since 2004. "As soon as our mandate ends, our forces are ready to help protect Haiti's coastline, notably its spectacular sandy beaches."