Did you see the last visit of Michel Martelly at the Citadelle Laferriere?

Did you see the show that President Michel Martelly when he visited the Citadelle Laferrière this year?


The staff that was present at the time was blamed for the state of disrepair of our National pride Citadelle Laferrière.

Michel Martelly was not willing to either listen to or accept any justification provided by the employees or representatives from ISPAN.

Present during the encounter at Citadelle Laferriere were: the Minister of Culture, Mario Dupuy, officials of the Institute for the Protection of National Heritage (ISPAN), responsible for the restoration of the citadel, Minister of Tourism, Stephanie Balmir Villedrouin, Gregory Mayard-Paul and other journalists.

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Citadelle Laferrière, sometimes called Citadelle Henry Christophe is a fortress located in North of Haiti. It is the largest fortress in the Americas and was designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage Site in 1982

The Citadel was built by Henri Christophewith up to 20,000 workers between 1805 and 1820 as part of a system of fortifications designed to keep Haiti safe from French incursions.

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