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Marie Carmelle Jean Marie, New Business Advisor Economic and Financial of the Presidency

Marie Carmelle Jean Marie has been assigned as the new Business Economic and Financial Advisor of the Presidency. According to well-informed source, Jean Marie was put into this post by and international community. The resignation of Jean Marie from the Lamothe administration goes on to show that Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe not President Martelly was the primary cause of resignation of the flamboyant Finance Minister.

After several discussions with President Joseph Michel Martelly and her wife Sophia Saint-Remy Martelly agreed to take up the post of Advisor to Financial and Economic affairs of Presidency. According to some well-informed sources, both President Martelly and First Lady Sophia had deep appreciations for the former Finance Minister Marie Carmelle Jean Marie, who is popular by the moniker Iron Lady.

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Haiti has a Vision, to become an emerging market by 2030

Marie Carmelle Jean Marie, Minister of Finance and Economy to Haiti, has seen the future and it involves, as always, reducing the country's need for aid from foreign lands and a modernization of the economy. What's new is that the goal is to change Haiti from a frontier market to an emerging market by 2030; the catch is to keep her ambitious application from becoming 'just a slogan!'

The plan, which involves attracting investments from companies in the US, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, would boost public finances. Jean Marie expressed the concern that this could not happen unless Haiti proves to investors it can manage its resources well. This demand for transparency and effective management was put into glaring light when Canada stopped its aid at the beginning of the year due to deficiencies in accountability. In the minister's bid to replace aid with investment, the role of PPPs (Public private partnerships) will be essential to revitalize the agricultural sector, which has been devastated by natural disasters time and again.

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Haiti finance minister, Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, resigns

Minister of Finance and Economy of Haiti, Ms. Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, resigned from her post on Tuesday, April 09, 2013 with immediate effect. She sent her resignation to Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe where she clearly mentioned that she was leaving her post as the chief of Haitian economy. She served Haiti as the Minister of Finance and Economy for nearly 1 year. Prior to that, she worked for 8 years in Cuba and then returned to Haiti by giving up her residency in 2010. She is known by her nickname "the Iron Lady" and is considered by International community and many Haitians as one of the most competent members of Martelly administration.

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Regine Godefroy, Resigns, 2nd Cabinet Member Out In 2 Days

The current Martelly-Lamothe government of Haiti is not only facing external problems of Haitian economy as a whole but is also dealing internal instability. The day after the resignation of Economy and Finance Minister, Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, the Martelly-Lamothe government faced a second blow when it lost its second woman minister, Regine Godefroy. Godefroy held the post of Minister of Communication for Haiti and was installed in office on January 24, 2013.

Radio Tele-Metropole and Radio Tele-Kiskeya (both owned privately) cited and unnamed source and said that the Communication Minister had quit her post but none of the outlets ever mentioned the reason behind this resignation. Godefroy was installed in office after the second shakeup from Laurent Lamothe ever since he became Prime Minister of Haiti in May 2012. Before assuming the post of Communication Minister, Godefroy was the Director of Haitian Postal Service.

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