Caracol and the Industrial Park

Caracol is a village located in Haiti in the Nord-Est Deparment. In the Trou-du-Nord Arrondissement it is a municipality. It is located at a slight elevation and has around 6236 inhabitants within coordinates 19°41′0″N and 72°1′0″W. In Haiti it is a destination, least visited by travelers.

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Caracol was a fishing village surrendered by mountainous. It borders with the Dominican Republic for around 360 km. Caracol enjoys a semiarid and tropical climate. Trade winds are easily cut off by the mountains in the region. French is the official language spoken by people in Caracol.

The Caracol Industrial Park, a project worth $300 million built in. This Park is well equipped with equipment for water treatment, a 10 mega watt power plant, a port near Fort-Liberte, and housing for the workers. This huge and expensive project was built with funds received from the Clinton Foundation, US government contributions, the Inter American Development Bank for the hurricane relief.

Caracol Industrial Park project was supported mainly by the United, with the participation of companies such as SNH Global, S.A, a global clothing manufacturer and Sae-A Trading Co. Ltd.

Operation which began in 2013 already gave employment to a workforce of around 20,000 people. It is expected that 65000 people will be employed by Caracol Industrial Park when it reaches full capacity

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