Haiti Declares a day of Mourning for Nelson Mandela, Flag will be at Half Staff

Haiti President Michel Martelly has declared this day, 6 Dec 2013, as a national day of mourning to acknowledge the departure of President Nelson Mandela. Flags will be flying at half staff in Haiti today... A Haitian delegation will go Johannesburg for Mandela's funeral.

Nelson Mandela

A note from Haiti's National palace reads:

In solidarity with the Government and people of South Africa and respect Nelson Mandela, who is an inspiration to all humanity in the fight for the respect of the dignity and rights of the human person, during this day of mourning, the national flag will be flown at half mast.

Radio stations and television stations are invited to schedule shows and music circumstance also.

Read the note in French at MartellyHaiti.com

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Jean Catulle says...

Pèp ayisyen, li lè li tan pou nou detwi imaj pè lebrin nan lespri nou e disparèt tout vye mès kap degrize peyi n. li lè li tan pou van freedom vante sou ayiti a la manyè Nelson

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Jean Catulle says...

Good freedom Nelson Mandela is a new birth for all children in the world.

but boulvard October 15, is to provide all children with fragile weapons

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Sarah Cadet says...

Nelson Mandela meant a lot for the people of Haiti...

We have him to thank for making us strong and to stay positive.

R.I.P. Nelson

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