Haiti government calls for action to stem illegal migration, deaths – Haiti – MiamiHerald.com

209445-haitian-migrants“This is unbearable, and we need to act,” Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe told the Miami Herald from Paris, where he was en route to an African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He said he plans to visit the island next week.

In addition to providing the 1,000 food kits, Lamothe formed an emergency task force, asking key members of his Cabinet “to provide me with a plan to address the hunger and help the fishermen.”

The initial goal is to help 10,000 of the island’s 45,000 residents, he said. via – MiamiHerald.com


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