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Visit of the OAS Secretary General to Haiti

  April 13, 2016

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, will make his first visit to Haiti today, Wednesday April 13 and tomorrow, Thursday, April 14. The visit comes after the country has taken several decisive steps following the February 5 Agreement, including the election of a provisional President, the designation of a consensus Prime Minister and the formation of a new Provisional Electoral Council.

During his visit, the Secretary General will meet with the President of the Republic, Jocelerme Privert, and other Haitian authorities, to discuss the remaining steps needed to reinforce the trust of citizens in the electoral process, and to conclude this process in the best conditions and as soon as possible.

Reference: AVI-052/16