Haiti certifies presidential win for Moise

Haiti certifies presidential win for Moise

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A businessman from northern Haiti who has never held political office was certified last week as the official winner of the November presidential election  following a ruling by an electoral tribunal that found no evidence of large-scale voter fraud. The Provisional Electoral Council published final results showing that Jovenel Moise easily won […]

US citizens targeted after extradition of Haitian senator-elect

US citizens targeted after extradition  of Haitian senator-elect

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -Haitian police have evacuated some 50 .US citizens to safety after attempted attacks by supporters of Haitian Senator-elect Guy Philippe, who was arrested and extradited to the United States last week, a police official said on Monday. Philippe, long wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and remembered for his role in a […]

A BIG CHECK FOR HAITI

A BIG CHECK FOR HAITI

Dr. Eric Pierre, Honorary  Consul General for Haiti in Toronto, (sixth from left) receives a ” big check” for  $3,740 on behalf of  Pierspective Entraide Huminataire, a Haitian-led charitable organization in Toronto, at the Jamaican Canadian Centre in Toronto. (From left) Alton Brooks – Director of Communications, Jamaican  Canadian Association (JCA), JCA Board; Dr. Sylvanus […]

Canada announces $54 million in aid in Haiti

Canada announces $54 million in aid in Haiti

Canada will give $54 million to Haiti over the next five years, including more than $2 million in immediate aid, International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said. The funding announcement came on the final day of Bibeau’s three-day trip to Haiti, where she is seeing first-hand how Canadian aid money is being used in areas decimated last month by hurricane Matthew. Most […]

‘Let’s Get Together for Haiti’ concert

‘Let’s Get Together for Haiti’ concert

More than a dozen singers and dancers from Toronto’s Caribbean community have donated ” time and talent” for a benefit concert  to raise funds for relief efforts for Haiti following last month’s  devastating hurricane which killed more than a thousand  people in the island and left  more than a  million homeless. In what has been […]

Haiti needs cash

Haiti needs cash

By Gerald V. Paul Dr. Eric Pierre, Honorary Consul General of Haiti, is looking for money, as he leads  a Caribbean group in Toronto, seeking to help rebuild Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. And he pointed out that apart from cash, there is a great need for medical supplies and equipment. Members of […]

Canadian aid for Haiti

Canadian aid for Haiti

The Canadian government has set aside $4.58 million in humanitarian aid for Haiti and other Caribbean countries affected by Hurricane Matthew. That amount includes $300,000 for the Red Cross to provide emergency care and $280,000 for drinking water and child-friendly hygiene kits. Much of the federal aid is earmarked to help Haiti in the aftermath […]

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