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03 Apr 2018 description

Haitian engineer Jac-Ssone Alerte wants to place the knowledge he acquired in Brazil—where he has lived since 2008—at the service of his country. Graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), he spearheads an academic project aimed at supporting the construction of affordable housing in Haiti. To finance his project, a campaign was launched in which a book is sold to collaborators.

13 Jan 2015 description

Vladimir Platonow, special reporter from Agência Brasil Edited by: Marcos Chaga / Nira Foster

04 May 2014 description

Camila Maciel and William Douglas report from Agência Brasil

Edited by: Denise Griesinger / Augusto Queiroz

31 Mar 2010 description

President René Préval,

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon,

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,

Former President Bill Clinton,

Brazil co-chairs this Donors' Conference with the conviction we are gathered here to make sure that the Haitian people find the path of sustainable development. This process has to be undertaken under the guidance of the Haitian government, with the support of the international community.

Brazil is confident that Haiti is capable of overcoming the present challenges and of taking full ownership of its destiny.

20 Jan 2010 description

Summary of humanitarian assistance provided by Brazil to Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake of January 12th 2010, as of January 20th 2010, 11PM (Brasília time):

1) The Brazilian Government has pledged US$ 15 million of funds in humanitarian assistance to Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake of January 12th 2010.

2) The Brazilian Government has made a voluntary contribution to the World Food Programme for immediate humanitarian assistance to Haiti: US$ 130,000

3) The Brazilian Government has sent funds to the Brazilian Embassy in Port-au-Prince, for local purchase …