ELECTRIFICATION OF THE CITY OF TERRIER-ROUGE
(Haiti Libre) -
Mr. Thierry Mayard Paul, Minister of the Interior and Local Authorities took swift action to achieve the electrification of the town of Terrier Rouge. During a visit to this city, Friday, April 20, the Minister announced the start of work for Thursday, April 26, 2012. This displacement of the Minister of the Interior, follows a tense situation recorded in the department of the Northeast where residents of Terrier-Rouge had barricaded the road linking the city of Cap-Haitien to Fort-Liberté, to ask local authorities for electricity in the town.
Mr. Mayard Paul immediately addressed the requests to the Secretary of State for Energy, René Jean Jumeau, and to the Secretary of State for Public Works, Philippe Cinéas. The signing of an agreement with the company Elmecen, responsible for carrying out the work in the city, was made effective the same day. An amount of three million gourdes has already been released for the start of this project.
Accompanied by the Departmental Delegate, Hugo Charles, the Mayor of the city, David Jean-Louis, and the Director of Police, Abner Vilmé, Minister Mayard Paul listened to the inhabitants of the city, and informed them of the steps taken, and results achieved. The population expressed its satisfaction for the quick solution provided by the Minister.