Judicial Infrastructure In Saint-Michel De l'Attalaye

On 10th May 2014, President Michel Martelly visited Saint-Michel de l'Attalaye (Artibonite) to inaugurate a modern building that will house the Peace Court, the Office of National Identification and the Office of Civil State of this commune. The President has expressed his gratitude to the people who were actively involved in the project including United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). The President has reminded the importance of the roles and the trust people keep on bailiffs, lawyers, clerks and judges who have always remained behind every active judiciary system. The department of justice always plays a pivotal role to maintain peace and harmony within a society.


On this occasion, Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice has said that the new building of Saint-Michel de l'Attalaye is a part of an ongoing project on judicial infrastructure. The government has planned to build 50 administrative buildings every year throughout the country.

Saint-Michel de l'Attalaye has recently been electrified by the government with a fund of 82 million gourdes. Some other construction projects including the construction of the Public Square are underway. The President during this visit distributed irrigation pumps to 18 farmers and handed over 25 checks to a group of women entrepreneurs engaged in the processing operation of agricultural products. His tour ended with a visit to the recently completed "Savane Diane Irrigation and Drinking Water Project" at a cost of US$ 982,182. It is a Taiwanese built water management system in Haiti that facilitates easier access to water for daily use and irrigation and includes, a dam of 2 m high on the river of Attalaye, one 4 hectares hill lake reservoir with 120,000 cubic meter capacity, irrigation system with target to cover 400 hectares from present 50 hectares and a system of processing and distribution of drinking water that to be distributed through a system of six public fountains to the Village of Hope.

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