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Haiti Tech Summit : 4th Annual Startup Lab Competition

Call for Entrepreneurs from throughout Haiti for the 4th Annual Startup Lab Competition Sponsored by U.S. Embassy   Port Au Prince, Haiti- October 1, 2020:  Entrepreneurs interested in learning how to incorporate technology into their business model and marketing strategies are encouraged to apply now through October 2, 2020 here: www.haititechsummit.com/startuplab As part of the U.S. ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince – Ministry of Justice on Ave Charles Sumner Events: Reports of a protest at the Ministry of Justice on Ave Charles Sumner. Reportedly, protesters are burning tires and throwing rocks. Police are on the scene. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to ...
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USAID to Help 30,000 Small Local Businesses Grow and Create Jobs

[Port-au-Prince] The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announces its new, four-year, $12 million Atteindre (Attain) project to help small local businesses in Haiti access support to develop business plans, access bank loans, become formalized, and acquire the skilled labor they need to become profitable businesses.  The United States government, via the U.S. Agency for ...
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USAID’s Konbit Empowers Local Haitian Organizations to Lead Development

[Port-au-Prince, Haiti] – On September 15, the development community commemorated International Democracy Day, and we believe it is not possible for Haiti or any country to rise to its full potential without locally-led governance.  Since 2015, USAID Haiti’s Democracy and Governance Konbit project, which in Creole means teamwork and coming together for a common goal, ...
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The United States Hands Over 37 Ventilators to the Haitian Government to Respond to COVID-19

[Port-au-Prince] – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has officially transferred ownership to the Haitian government of the 37 brand-new ventilators in a handover ceremony held at St. Luke’s Hospital in Tabarre. The handover makes caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients with the U.S.-made, state-of-the-art ventilators immediately possible. The ...
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