The mission of this working group is to focus on discussions about transportation.

The Horror of Zika in Haiti

Claudy (Photo by Karen Bultje) - - by John Carroll, MD - July 6, 2016

New aIrline, Haiti Aviation makes inaugural flight from Miami

Image: Haiti Aviation First flight To Haiti from Miami to Port-au Prince on Friday July 19,2013 with 149 Passengers (Photo: Ricardo Saint-Cyr) - July 24th, 2013

A new airline company run by Haitian investors, called Haiti Aviation made its inaugural flight on Friday, July 19, 2013 from Miami to Port-au-Prince.

Reports say that the investors hope it will help bring tourists back to Haiti. Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, applauded the initiative, said that talks are already underway with the leaders of the new company to develop packages for the destination.


UN Voices Concern Over Thousands of Haitians Fleeing Country by Sea

Northwest coast of Haiti. UN Photo: Logan Abassi

13 July 2012 – The United Nations refugee agency today voiced concern over the number of people from Haiti and other Caribbean countries who have risked their lives trying to escape by sea from difficult living situations in their homelands.

Miami Mayor Plans to Sign a Sister Airports Agreement Between Miami International Airport and Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport

by Martha Brannigan - The Miami Herald - April 22, 2012

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez plans to visit Haiti Monday and Tuesday with County Commissioner Jean Monestime in a bid to bolster trade and commerce between the county and the island nation, which is striving to recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Gimenez and Monestime, who in 2010 became the first Haitian-American elected to the county commission, will meet with business leaders in Port-au-Prince.

Delta to Launch Nonstop Flight From Atlanta to Haiti

by Trevor Williams - - January 3, 2012

Delta Air Lines Inc. on April 7 is to launch a weekly flight from Atlanta to Haiti, the first nonstop air service to the country from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in at least two decades.

Delta announced the move as the Caribbean nation prepares to mark the second anniversary of a Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake that killed tens of thousands of people and crippled its infrastructure.

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