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ABC News' Kirit Radia reports: Former President Bill Clinton will be named as the United Nations special envoy to Haiti on Tuesday, according to his spokesman Matt McKenna.
''It is an honor to accept the secretary general's invitation to become special envoy to Haiti,'' Clinton said Monday in a statement to The Miami Herald. "Last year's natural disasters took a great toll, but Haiti's government and people have the determination and ability to `build back better,' not just to repair the damage done but to lay the foundations for the long-term sustainable development that has elud
bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble, hydropower
Originally posted by kiwifoot
reply to post by RenDMC
Reply to Kenton & RenDMC, yep they sure do look after one another.
Blair is Midd East Envoy, Clinton Haiti, remember that you tube vid of the guy who was a pal of a Rockefeller? He said that they wanted to go in and get Chavez for the oil. They have Porto Rico but another staging point would help too, not to mention it borders Cuba!
[edit on 18-5-2009 by kiwifoot]
U.S. lawmakers meet with Fidel Castro
April 7, 2009 – 10:23 pm
Fidel Castro, the longtime communist leader of Cuba, met with visiting members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday, a day after his brother, Raúl, who succeeded him as president, did the same, according to a U.S. official in Havana.
Originally posted by Terapin
reply to post by kiwifoot
There is a HUGE difference between the geology of Saudi Arabia and that of Haiti. Haiti does not have massive Oil fields. It does not have ANY oil. It does not have any resources of any kind of any significance. It has people, uneducated people, dirt, and a depleted land and ocean environment. It is not somewhere you would choose to live. My guess is that those suggesting otherwise, have never been there and are simply making wild speculations.
Projects in Haiti
The geology of Haiti is prospective exploration terrain for epithermal gold-silver as well as copper-gold porphyry deposits, and consists of preserved remnants of a Cretaceous island arc assemblage situated along the northern margin of the Caribbean Plate. This geologic environment hosts numerous gold and copper occurrences in Haiti, as well as the Pueblo Viejo deposit in the adjacent Dominican Republic. Pueblo Viejo has 215 million tons of proven and probable reserves containing 20.4 million ounces of gold, 117.3 million ounces of silver, and 423.5 million pounds of copper as of year-end 2007 reporting (www.barrick.com). However, even though Haiti's mineral potential is similar to that found in the Dominican Republic, it has remained under-explored.
Originally posted by RenDMC
What is it with all of these "disgraced" politicians staying in the limelight? We have Old Bill here who did a few things with Monica, Tony Blair now a peace envoy or something in the middle east... these guys make me so angry....