Inauguration of the square Hugo Chavez
Here is a picture of the square Hugo Chavez inaugurated on March 31, 2016. It is located not far from the Toussaint Louverture International Airport.
On Thursday, March 31, the new Haitian Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles, in the presence of the Minister of Culture and Communication, Marcus Aurelius Garcia, the Minister of Environment Mr. Simon Dieuseul Desras inaugurated the Square Hugo Chavez near the Toussaint Louverture International Airport. The Head of Government on behalf of the President of the Republic, Jocelerme Privert, paid tribute to the contributions of the Venezuelan Government especially mentioning the benefits under the PetroCaribe program that Haiti receives and Venezuelan assistance in the reconstruction process of Haiti. He also mentioned about the historic ties between the two countries. Mr. Aristóbulo Istúris Almeida, the Executive Vice President of Venezuela who had travelled to Haiti for this inauguration, reminded Haiti's contribution to Venezuela's independence. When Simón Bolívar was expelled from Jamaica, he received help from the Haitian government under Alexandre Pétion for his military campaigns. As per Vice President Almeida's statement, President Hugo Chavez used to mention that the debt of Venezuela to Haiti is priceless.« Previous · Next »