The Past and the Future

What an interesting combination of news:

A great Haitian has passed away. Prominent Haitian historian Georges Corvington. According to the report, he died of heart failure at the age of 88, this Wednesday, April 3, 2013.

Historian Georges Corvington was born in 1926 in Port-au-Prince. He became President of the Society of History and Geography and was decorated Living National Treasure in January 2009

Read more: http://www.haitiobserver.com/blog/haitian-historian-georges-corvington-died-at-the-age-of-88.html

Haitian historian Georges Corvington

By contrast, there are reports on future plans for the Haitian Capitol and for Ile a Vache.

Read about motorway plans for Port-au-Prince here: http://www.haitiobserver.com/blog/haitian-government-to-build-motorways-over-carrefour-and-del.html

It seems that the Haitian government has a comprehensive plan to alleviate traffic problem in the Haitian Capital of Port-au-Prince. According to information retrieved from Le Nouvelliste, a major newspaper in the country, the Department of Public Works is planning to build major infrastructure in Port-au-Prince.

Haiti plans for Highway

Read here about Ile a Vache: http://www.haitiobserver.com/blog/the-last-true-treasure-island-in-the-caribbean-ile-a-vache.html

An 8×2 mile island treasure chest, sitting prettily off the south-west peninsula of Haiti, might become an important part of the revitalization of the tourism industry in the country.

…. The proposal awaits approval….

A Beach in Ile-a-Vache

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