Town of Baraderes, rich in Coffee Production
Baradères one export is coffee, beginning its exportation in 2006. The roasting technique creates an intensely-flavored and sweet French Roast. The fair-trade coffee produces enough profits to erect schools and medical facilities in Nippes Department.
Baradères terrain contains mountain ranges and vales, extending 60-plus miles away from the center. Homesteading occurs mostly in the vales, more hospitable for farming. Baradères River streams through the vales, pouring into the Gulf de la Gonave about a mile out of the village.
The transportation network is nearly non-existent, with a single unpaved road. The only vehicles hardy enough to travel it are four-wheel drives. Another way to approach Baradères is by boat via Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, but this mode of travel is no longer viable. Sedimentation has built up, making Baradères Bay an obstacle course.
The government of Baradères places value on learning, with a functioning public school system. St. Pierre Catholic Church operates a higher education facility, College of St. Jean Baptiste. Other Catholic-operated secondary- and high schools also flourish in the village.
Healthcare is supplied by a single medical clinic, and a program, funded by St. John the Baptist Catholic Community, delivers education and basic healthcare services.
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