New U.S. Ambassador Kenneth H. Merten arrives in Haiti
By Jennifer Browning
The new Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, Ambassador Kenneth H. Merten, arrived Port-au-Prince yesterday where he presented his letters of accreditation to Haitian President Rene Préval.
Ambassador Merten reiterated the United State’s support to Haiti.
“I know that these are still difficult times and Haiti has many, many needs. I have no illusions,” Ambassador Merten told South Florida Caribbean News. “Yet I also feel optimistic, because Haiti now has many of the elements to move into a more peaceful, democratic and prosperous future.”
Merten also said he is looking forward to work as a friend and a partner of Haiti.
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