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Clinton, Martelly Form Investment Board

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 8, 2011

Above: Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly (UN Photo/Logan Abassi)

Haitian President Michel Martelly and former US President Bill Clinton announced a new advisory board aimed at attracting investors to Haiti. “To build the economy, we need new ideas and new investments,” said Laurent Lamothe, a telecom entrepreneur who advises the Haitian president. Lamothe was named co-chairman of the council, along with Clinton, who is the UN’s special envoy to the country. [AP via Forbes]

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