Haiti President Martelly Going to Mandela Funeral in South Africa

Haiti president Michel Martelly is leaving Haiti Monday to join President Barack Obama and 60+ other Chiefs of State for the Funeral of Nelson Mandela in South Africa. Haiti, as First Black Republic in the world, intends to make a tribute to this symbol of the universal struggle for equality of the human races and democracy, said an official note from Haiti's National Palace...

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

Haiti is Little Africa in of the Western Hemisphere it only makes sense for us to be present and pay our respect to Mandela... a man so important that ALL living presidents of the United States of America, and many, many other world leaders will be at his funeral.

Se also More than 60 Heads of State Going to Nelson Mandela Funeral

Haiti President Martelly will be accompanied by, among others, First Lady Sophia Martelly, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pierre Richard Casimir and Senator Andris Riche.

They will leave the country this Monday, 9 Dec 2013, to head to Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the state funeral of the great Nelson Mandela, former South African President and symbol of the struggle.

What do you think about that?

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Max says...

Ti gren roche kap goute gress nan mitan

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Edvard says...

I think this is a good thing .Mr preval and Aristide should join president Martelly to go africa for the funeral of president Nelson

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