Haiti: Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, announced Tuesday, April 6, that the ship "Zapotec", had left the Mexican port of Coatzacoalcos, in Veracruz, to Haiti. The ship loaded with 160 tons of humanitarian aid and equipment, carrying a precious cargo of 10,000 tents. This first batch of tents was part of a total of 50,000 promised by President Rene Preval Calderon at the summit of Latin America and the Caribbean, held on 22 and 23 February last in the Mexican town of Playa del Carmen .
Mexico has also promised assistance to the Haitian government for five million dollars, which has not yet been finalized, "We have the declaration of the Treasury Secretary, who explored the mechanisms for payments, we expect the instructions to transfer this money, "said Calderon.
Source: Lenouvelliste (French)
Levanjiltv: English Translation