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Plaisance-du-Sud a Seat for Human Rights

One of the pleasure spots on the northwestern coast of Haiti's peninsula, Plaisance-du-Sud is a cityship of Ainse-à-Veau Arrondissement, part of the Nippes Department. Located to the south of Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, its beaches are made of sugar-white sands affronting the aquamarine Caribbean Sea. Maritime events dominate the waterfront area with wind- and wave-surfing and sea-vessel racing. Docking slips are plentiful for both small and large sea vessels.

Plaisance-du-Sud has teeming marine life, schools of fish, which live beneath the coastal waters unharmed. Although the province of smaller fish, sometimes larger fish appear in the glassy waters offshore, having taken the wrong route to their next feeding destination.

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Petite-Riviere-des-Nippes in Nippes Department

Petite-Riviere-des-Nippes, a cityship of the Miragoâne Arrondissement, which is under the Nippes Department, has a population of approximately 30,000. It lies below Ile Gonave and an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Four other communes make up Petite-Rivière-des-Nippes: Liana Fond, Cholette, Sillègue and Bezin.

Recently the Petite-Rivière-des-Nippes Mayor's Office issued a press release, in which it gave an update on the progress of the city infrastructure development project.

Beginning in 1999, the local government of Petite-Rivière-des-Nippes put forth a development plan. Development committees were to be established in each commune of Petite-Rivière-des-Nippes to prioritize a list of development projects for each of the communes. Two years were committed to pilot projects, in which training of participants was closely monitored.

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