National Park Might Help Transform a Nation: Haiti’s Pic Macaya

Forbes, by Michael Charles Tobias, 3/09/2013

(Photo: Cloud Forest at Pic Formond, Haiti © Antonio Perera)

Haiti’s Challenges

Haiti’s President Michel Martelly (“Sweet Micky” to his music fans) has been urging the world to view Haiti as a tourist destination. It certainly used to be. In 1975, Hillary and Bill Clinton honeymooned in Haiti, as have countless other couples. More importantly, Haiti is, for all her heartache, simply magnificent. And it is worth reminding people that Port-au-Prince is less than a 90-minute flight from Miami or Fort Lauderdale.

 

See photos and Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeltobias/2013/03/09/how-a-single-national-park-might-help-transform-a-nation-haitis-pic-macaya-2/

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