According to Dominican Today, the IDB approved a US$750,000 donation to support the development of the biofuels industry in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and El Salvador. Feasibility studies will be carried out by Brazil’s Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) within the framework laid out by the US-Brazil Initiative for Biofuels in Central America and the Caribbean.
Thanks to Frontline World for sending us a link to a well done piece on Belo, a young Haitian musician with a message of peace and unity. Belo wants the world to judge Haiti by its good qualities as well. We wholeheartedly agree. Haiti is unique and its music and art reflect this. Without music and art, Haiti would not be Haiti.