Haiti Foreign Relations

Haiti Politics - USA Kenneth Merten Issues a Threat to CUT Off Haiti Elections Funding IF...

Haiti Elections Update - In an interview to Voice of America Creole, USA official Kenneth Merten said the Haitian government needs to hurry up with the elections process or risk loosing the elections funding money that come from the USA and the international community...

FLASH: Haiti Elections - Americain di YO PA VLE Commission de Verification

Haiti Elections Update -- Dapre dènye nouvel Jounalis Gary Pierre Paul Charles bay sou radio SCOOP FM, Americain yo di YO PA nan Commission de Verification...

USA Welcome Haiti Agreement to Ensure Continuity of Governance

Haiti Transitoin 2016 -- Read this press statement from the U.S. Department of State released 07 Feb 2016 in regards to the Agreement between out-going president Michel Martelly and the Legislative branch...

FLASH: Shots Fired Near Haiti Parliament Building, US State Department Issues Warning Message to US Citizens in Haiti

The United States Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) has just issued the following Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Port-au-Prince Haiti: Shots fired at protest near Haiti Parliament around 3pm. Avoid area per US Embassy Haiti...

Haiti-USA : Kenneth Merten says Let the Haitians Decide on their Next leader...

Haiti Transition 2016 -- Kenneth Merten told the Associated Press he hopes Haitian negotiators can soon find a "good solution that gives everybody something of what they want but that moves Haiti forward. Washington does not have a desired outcome, Merten said, "The U.S. wants Haitians to democratically decide on their next leader and "not to have a small group of people deciding the country's fate..."

Haiti Elections - New OEA Mission to Arrive in Haiti in the Coming Days

Haiti Elections Update -- A new Mission from the Organization of American States (OEA/OAS) is due to arrive in Haiti in the coming days to act as a mediator between the political actors in order to find a solution for Haiti past 07 Fevrier...

Haiti - Senior US Official Fears the Worse in a Government of Transition after Martelly

Former US Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten says it is very likely that a transitional government take over Haiti after Martelly... "Realistically speaking," Merten told Reuters, "We may be looking at some sort of temporary solution until there is a handover to a new elected president."

Haiti Elections - CANADA says elections is essential to Haiti's stability

Haiti Elections Update -- Canada regrets the lack of willingness to achieve consensus in pursuing the electoral process, which has resulted in the current crisis and to the suspension of the electoral calendar. Concluding the second round of presidential elections is essential to Haiti's stability and to the upholding of Haitians' democratic rights...

Haiti - The LAMBERT Brothers, Joseph and Wencesclas, are now Foreign DIPLOMATS

Haiti Diplomacy -- Former Senator brothers Joseph Lambert and Wencesclas Lambert, both of whom lost in the Senate election in Sud-Est Haiti are now DIPLOMATS... Yes... Joseph Lambert is now "Ministre Conseiller" at the Embassy of Haiti in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic... Wencesclas Lambert is the new head of the Haitian Consulate in Turks and Caicos Island...

Haiti - President Martelly Heavily Criticized for Meeting Danilo Medina on Dominican Territory

Haiti-Dominican Crisis Update -- Haiti President Michel Martelly is on the HOT SEAT today... Martelly is being criticized heavily by the Haitian Media for, first, requesting a meeting with Dominican President Danilo Medina AND then holding that meeting on Dominican territory in order to discuss a decision that Haiti made to block the entry of 23 Dominican products through the border...