North Miami foots the bill for Haiti president

Agent-x - July 25 2012, 5:09 PM

According to miamiherald-com posted on Fri, Jul. 13, 2012article by Nadege Green, Haitian President Michel Martelly jetted into South Florida last weekend ready to party.

Inside a crowded ballroom on Saturday night, the pop-star-turned-president grabbed the microphone, swayed from side-to-side and riled up the crowd with an impromptu performance at the Renaissance Ballroom off Calle Ocho.
It was the eighth anniversary celebration for a popular Haitian website.

Accompanying him to the party were North Miami police officers, who provided private security detail for his Friday-to-Sunday visit, after the Secret Service had turned him down because of short notice.

The cost of the visit to North Miami taxpayers: $8,800, the city said.
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