Ending Blackouts in Haiti - Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) Now Open to Investors

The Haitian government wants to end the blackout in Haiti. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) is bankrupted, unable to electrify Haiti as a whole. He wants to END BLACKOUT in Haiti. So... Investors get ready... Soon there will be a call for bids.

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Theft of electricity is rampant on the grid, the Prime ministers says, EDH loosed 70% of the electicity it purchases and only provide electricity to 40% of its customers.

This is not an attempt to privatize EDH, Laurent Lamothe says, but the government is looking for a partner in the private sector, like Natcom-Teleco, to help provide a better electric infrastrucre, distribution and service across the nation.

Question: Do you think it is a good idea for the Haitian government to do to EDH as they did to TELECO?

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Jean says...

I dont care what the president in Haiti say they say they going to do for Haiti that's not true they only do it for port au prince only like port de paix is not Haiti fuck them politician in Haiti they all the same Haitian people no good

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Joe says...

Sa bon lap bon ankor non, li te le e tan pou yo te fe sa. li supoze fet rapid san discussion.

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Enzo says...

Of course the country must be electrified.

However, Natcom, Digicel and other foreign companies already in the Haitian market should not be given priority.

There is Electricite de France, FPL and many other companies in different countries (minus DR) that can

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Lionel Vernet says...

I left Haiti in 1983. Blackout were rare. Cette situation de blackout a trop dure. Et ca m'a deja coute un xtra 1.000.00 $ pour une generatrice de 8 kw et je dois m'acheter sou peu une diesel de 12 k pour mieux

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Gerard Pollas says...

Is not Natcom-Teleco a telephone company?

Accordingly they would not have much experience in the field of production and distribution of electricity.

So, what does the prime minister is talking about.

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Marie says...

This is too good to be

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Marc says...

It's a good

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Sergo Buissereth says...

The government must do what is best for the country with no exception.

I agree with the decision.

It's never easy to make executive

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