THE CAP HAITIEN AIRPORT REQUIRES EXPROPRIATIONS
(Haiti Libre) -
Friday, Laurent Lamothe, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and also the Prime Minister-designate, was onsite for the inauguration of the Fundamental School of Application - Pedagogical Support Center (EFACAP) of Cap Haitien; taking advantage of the event to provide an update on the work of the Cap Haitien Airport, and the projected doubling of the electrical capacity for the city.
"The airport expansion, at a cost of $33 million, is a donation from the Venezuelan government. This will be done by the firm ALBA-Bolivariana, which has promised to give us the airport in February 2013 [...] There are expropriations to be made, to ensure that American Airlines can fly directly to Cap Haitien, and if my information is correct, the Secretary of State, Philippe Cinéas, will come on Monday to the city of Cap, to work on these expropriations, so that the airport can move forward [...]
Concerning the electricity of the city, we have negotiated with the Government of Venezuela for it double the current capacity of 13.6 MW. They will send specialized firms to increase the electrical capacity of the city..."