(Guyana ) His Excellency Michel Martelly, President of the Republic of Haiti , has issued an urgent call to businessmen in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to invest in Haiti to help create wealth for that country’s development and reconstruction.

In his maiden address to the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM which met in Basseterre , St. Kitts and Nevis for its Thirty-Second Meeting, President Martelly on Thursday assured that in collaboration with the private and public sectors in Haiti , he was creating the necessary conditions for his country to become a natural destination for foreign investments.

President Martelly was speaking against the background of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti that left hundreds of thousands dead, left more than a million homeless and devastated the capital, Port-au-Prince . Haiti was on the verge of beginning the trade in goods aspect of the CARICOM Single Market when the earthquake struck.

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