In Robillard, a tiny hamlet deep in the Haitian hinterland, Valmir Mamonvil is standing next to a would-be national hero: Maman Pye cacao, which in Haitian Creole means “mother cacao tree.” His father planted it 30 years ago, but for Mamonvil, the tree is more than a family heirloom. 157 more words
IT’S got bright blue waterfalls, white sand beaches, incredible caves, a World Heritage listed historic site and a vibrant, artistic culture.Welcome to a country that’s being touted as one of the world’s next hot destinations on the rise: Haiti.Sure, there’s a few catches. 86 more words
In “10 things should know about the Consumer Protection Act“, we briefly set out provisions of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that may affect your day- to day transactions. 538 more words
“We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only for our customers, but also as an important catalyst to develop the north coast and open up this historically significant destination,” Art Torno, American’s SVP – Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America, says in a statement.”We are thrilled that American Airlines has decided to launch the first nonstop service from the United States to Cap-Haitien,” Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe adds in the statement. 27 more words
IMAGINE, if you will, the catch-22 situation that the UK is in with its power generation.
Its obvious resources are becoming unsustainable, like crude oil, North Sea and Scottish methane, coal – both in the UK and in Australia – and more. 885 more words
Picture and text from: The Telegraph Dated: July 22 2014 By Colin Gleadell