Haiti

Haiti's Martelly asks diaspora for education support

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25 Apr 2011 20:42

  • Proposes fund donations from remittances, phone calls

  • Says this would give free schooling to 860,000 children

By Pascal Fletcher

MIAMI, April 25 (Reuters) - Haiti's President-elect Michel Martelly asked Haitians living abroad on Monday to support his country's post-earthquake recovery with contributions to a fund for education to come out of money transfers and phone calls.

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