France To Rebuild Embassy in Haiti

French Minister of foreign affairs Alain Juppe announced on Friday they they will rebuild the Embassy of France in Haiti that was destroyed by the Haiti earthquake in January 2010.

Alain Juppe - France Foreign Affairs Minister

The new embassy is supposed to be hurricane proof, earthquake resistant and bioclimatic, the minister says...

Alain Juppe says...

"The temptation was great to set the embassy on the hills above Port-au-Prince, but we made the choice to stay here to mark our commitment to the Franco-Haitian history and the will of the Haitian authorities to rebuild the old city "

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Mireille Leroy says...

I always like to see the positive side of things, to rebuid, is to create jobs, and all the other chips will fall where they may, providing all watchdogs will remain alert and really watching out for the benefit of the people.Good intentions with the elimination of selfish motives is always a good

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Psychologue Henri-claude says...

La Madeleine (France ) 17 mai

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Psychologue Henri-claude says...

La Madeleine (France ) 17 mai

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Peter Germain says...

we are who we are for the courage our people had from 1791 - 1804 to remove themselves from the opression of devils.

commenting in this blog and conversations amongst our haitian culture or people that are concerned about enslaement is not enough to stop the world bank. The world bank is the main source of all the oppression in the world.

Value in physical materials are destroying humanity, when the real value is within our soul. Gold, diamond, land, and etc has a cost but life is priceless.

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Rems Leveille says...

So because of that we will stay broke foever as a country you know now to be recist or anything but american is right francais yo visier.

Et yo

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Francqii says...

I read somewhere that France fine haiti because of the city au cap therefore france doens't have to pay a dime to haiti.

as you could see au cap was the only touristic place in

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Ray Wahl says...

have no argument with the location of the new embassy.

But did I read the reasoning correctly from Mr. Juppe?

What is France's commitment to the Franco-Haitian history?

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Rems Leveille says...

What vintage say is true others will fallow but I wonder if france is trying to pay us back the gold they took from us buy rebuilding some stuff they want to

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Vintage says...

How wonderful is that. It is a start, hopefully lots of others will follow

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