24-Hour Power Not Close for Haiti, UN Official Says

VOA's Margaret Besheer contributed to this report.WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Many Haitians dream of having electricity available at all times, but their hopes were dashed Wednesday when Jean Michel Durosca, a U.N. representative for development, bluntly said, "The power problem will take several presidential terms to resolve, I want everyone to understand that." Durosca said that would be the case even in a climate of political stability, and achieving the goal of 24 hours of electricity is "extremely difficult." "Although we haven't achieved this goal over the past 24 months, it's important to...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 11 July

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