China's "Silk Road" Stretches to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE

The People's Republic of China is preparing to carry through with plans to invest a massive US$30 billion in developing Haiti's infrastructure, including power plants, sanitation works, water systems, railways, affordable housing, and marketplaces, in an agreement that is expected to have a major social, economic, and developmental impact. This week, workers have started to be contacted for the approximately 20,000 jobs needed to carry out the ambitious initiative.

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