And now for something a little quieter: the expression 'hataf bihi htif
' - 'a voice called out to him', which implies that the caller was unseen, hence 'htif
', the word for 'telephone' current in the Arab Gulf countries.
A Haiti Trade and Investment Forum (HTIF
), to spur economic development and democratic governance here, will be held at the Karibe Convention Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
is being organized by the Govt of Haiti, the OASs and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), with financial support from the IDB-Canada Trade Fund, and with the collaboration of private sector groups in and outside Haiti, and the Haitian diaspora.