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During his meeting with President Barack Obama, President Martelly declared about the Industrial Park North (Caracol) "I explained to President Barack Obama the need to equip the park with a port in Fort-Liberté or enlarge the that of Cap-Haitien, because currently, nearly 70% of maritime commercial traffic serving the Park, goes through the Dominican Republic. President Obama has asked its staff to study the issue.
$1 million for Parliament
Javier Nino Perez, the Representative of the European Union in Haiti and the former Minister for Women's Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassègue, main responsible for the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), signed with the Haitian Parliament, an agreement for an amount of U.S. $ 1 million over 18 months to support 18 political parties represented in Parliament and strengthen Haiti's democratic institutions.
President Martelly speaks of a security force for Haiti
In his official visit to Washington, President Michel Martelly presented to all its stakeholders, the need to create a security force for Haiti, but the Head of State was careful not to speak specifically of the return of Armed Forces of Haiti (FAd'H).
Opening of the National Institution of music of Haiti
Friday in Pandiassou, a town in Hinche, Josette Darguste, the Acting Minister of Culture, together with Albert Chancy, Advisor to the President Martelly and Jean-Michel Lapin, Administrator of the Ministry participated in the opening of "the National institution of Music of Haiti (INUMAH) ", a music school with 12 rooms including an orchestra room and a music appreciation room, located at the "Centre d’accueil" of Little Brothers and sisters of the Incarnation.
President Martelly wishes to meet his of Togo
During his tour to Washington, President Martelly met Robert Dussey, the Foreign Minister of Togo, of passage on the end of week in the U.S. capital. The President expressed the wish to meet President Faure Gnassingbe in the near future to evoke among other the reform programs undertaken by Togo, politically and economically.