On Monday, March 20, 2017, the people in Côtes-de-Fer, in the Southeast region of Haiti had their wishes for a healthcare facility come to fruition. A new health center equipped with the latest technology in the field was finally opened. The remote rural village of some 50,000 residents has never had its own health facility and residents used to travel for hours to reach the nearest ... (Lire la suite)
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CMMB – Healthier Lives Worldwide Opens First Hospital in Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti
Ecuador: realizan campaña por referendo sobre paraísos fiscales
Este próximo domingo, en Ecuador se efectuarán las elecciones y serán seleccionados los 137 diputados que integrarán la Asamblea Nacional (AN), cinco diputados al Parlamento Andino y el binomio presidente-vicepresidente para el período 2017-2021.
Movimientos y organizaciones sociales que realizan campaña a favor del Sí o el No sobre el referen ... (Lire la suite)
“Dr. Alejandro Badia, Internationally Renowned Upper Extremity Surgeon Visits Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Support the Swim for Haiti Event”
Miami, Florida (February 9, 2017) – Internationally renowned hand to shoulder surgeon, Dr. Alejandro Badia will visit Port-au-Prince, Haiti for the first time on February 18th to attend the 4th Annual Swim for Haiti event, an annual open water swim to promote the beauty and adventure of Haiti.
This year’s swim is scheduled for Sunday, February 19th, 2017, where participants ha ... (Lire la suite)
Bolivia Reiterates Safety on Maritime Demand
The Hague, the Netherlands, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales reiterated today his confidence in a fair decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in view of the reply of the maritime demand to Chile.
'We trust in the humanity-created international agencies,' the president stated, who traveled to the ICC on Monday to review, along with the domestic and internati ... (Lire la suite)
Energy-Efficiency Program to Benefit Jamaican Schools
Kingston, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) A total of 15 public schools in Jamaica will be benefited with a new energy-efficiency program, the minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Andrew Wheatley announced today.
Those educational centers will receive a 10-kilowatt photovoltaic system that will reduce carbon-dioxide emissions to the atmosphere, among other environmental benefits, according to ... (Lire la suite)
Trump's Policies Lead to Unemployment in Northern Mexico
Mexico, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Although official data indicate that January was a month of job creation in Mexico, the contrary happened in the border ending 2016 due to the actions and threats by U.S. President, Donald Trump.
As a result of Trump effect, about 12,228 jobs were lost in November and December in U.S. companies based in Ciudad Juarez (border), representing the largest drop in ... (Lire la suite)
US Freezes Current Assets of Venezuelan Vice President
Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he''s involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela.
The imputations 'do not find any solid support on reality' and are part of 'an international framework to attack Venezuela,' the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minis ... (Lire la suite)
Haiti has a new president for a week
Haiti has a new president for a week now and it appears the political rifts that existed prior to the elections are yet to be closed. One would have thought that the inaugural speech from newly installed President Jovenel Moise would have serve to unify the nation but comments coming from opposition groups point to a rocky five year relationship. In his inaugural address, the new President promised to improve and ... (Lire la suite)
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College in association with the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute presents
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents a panel discussion on the role of Haitian artists as activists, both at home and abroad, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Woody Tanger Auditorium, located on the first floor of the Brooklyn College Library. Featured participants on the panel include singer/songwriter and Red Cross Ambassador Emeline Michel
Sanitary Authorities of Nicaragua in Alert by Yellow Fever
Managua, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities of Nicaragua today reinforce epidemiological surveillance, after the alert circulated by the Pan American Health Organization because of the appearance of cases of yellow fever in Brazil, official sources said.
The Nicaraguan Vice President, Rosario Murillo, explained that the Ministry of Public Health is developing a plan to take the nece ... (Lire la suite)
Panama: Protests against Rice Import Operations
Panama, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian rice producers blocked the Inter American Highway Monday, in rejection to the import operations of rice, as reported by local newspaper La Prensa.
The blocking of the Inter American Highway required of the intervention of the police and was regarded as a pressuring measure by rice cultivators, who demand the authorities should ... (Lire la suite)