Haiti – FLASH : 3 American Democratic Representatives propose a 50 billion plan to rebuild Haiti
20/05/2024 09:41:09

Haiti - FLASH : 3 American Democratic Representatives propose a 50 billion plan to rebuild Haiti

American Democratic Representatives Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, Jan Schakowsky and Yvette Clarke presented, Friday May 17, 2024 on the eve of the celebration of the 221st anniversary of the Haitian flag, a resolution named “Louverture investment plan”, which is a program of development of $50 billion over 10 years aimed at rebuilding Haiti.

In summary, this plan should make it possible to :

(A) Supporting the restoration of democratic governance through free and fair elections, strengthening the rule of law, and building the capacity of Haiti’s security forces including a disarmament, demobilization, and re-integration program for youth formerly enrolled13 into gangs.

(B) Investing in the reconstruction and modernization of Haiti’s physical infrastructure, including health care, roads, bridges, ports, power grids, and water and sanitation systems.

(C) Promoting sustainable economic development through agricultural modernization and food security.

(D) Supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, especially small- and medium-sized entrepreneurs, women, and youth.

(E) Improving access to quality healthcare, education, and social services to address Haiti’s acute humanitarian needs.

(F) Enhancing Haiti’s resilience to natural disasters through improved disaster planning, environmental conservation, and climate change adaptation measures.

(G) Encouraging regional integration and greater economic cooperation between Haiti, the United States, and other Caribbean countries

Download the text of the resolution (English PDF) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/HaitiRes.pdf

Photo thumbnail (left to right) : Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, Jan Schakowsky and Yvette Clarke.

S/ HL/ HaitiLibre



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