Jalousie Paint Job a Sham Makeover
The Haiti government has spent $1.2 million on a paint job to improve the drab houses of Jalousie. The reason is houses face luxury hotels across the way in Petion-Ville. The government wants hotel guests to believe they are looking out onto a plush suburb instead of a slum.
Jalousie says it needs water, sanitation, and health clinics. The government says be patient; Jalousie will get their needs met when more money is freed up.
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