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.
Despite attempts to undermine the arrangement between Haiti and Venezuela, PetroCaribe proves to be a great source of help for the country.
Beside the help in oil through PetroCaribe, President Hugo Chavez helped Haiti in the construction of its industry, agriculture and social services. The Venezuelan president also forgave Haiti's debt, estimated to be US$295 million
Cap-Haitien Airport was re-named Hugo Chavez International Airport (HCIA) to show appreciation to deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's support of Haiti during its tough periods. He gave over $1 billion to help Haiti, and the country has never forgotten his legacy.
HCIA links Haiti to Miami, Providenciales, and Cibao International Airports and other regional air carriers.
The Venezuelan government is helping fund a renovation of HCIA and began repaving a concrete runway in 2012, completed in 2013.
Preval in a picture with several leaders of Latin American nations. Under the government of Rene Preval, there were many economic opportunities created for Haiti. Preval took it on himself to initiate friendly and cooperative relationships with countries such as Cuba, Venezuela, Bahamas, Panama and Bolivia.
Under his government, many economic and medical agreements were signed. The Cuban government increased the number of medical doctors providing services to the Haitians. Venezuela under Hugo Chavez provided financial and energy cooperation. The issue regarding immigration was managed to a certain extent
Here is a picture of the Haitian President michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe during the funeral of the president of Venezuela, Hogo Chavez. This took place on March 8th, 2013. Some of the critics of the Haitian president had remarked that only the Haitian president and his prime minister were dressed in Red and no other dignitaries it.
The first Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) took place in Caracas, Venezuela.
Michel Martelly who attended, took the opportunity to meet Hugo chavez and thank the Venezuelan government for fuel shipments to Haiti via Petro-Caribe Agreement.
The Venezuelan government sent thousands of tons of food aid in the aftermath of the quake.