Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Haiti: Workers Protest Privatisation Layoffs by Jeb Sprague and Wadner Pierre (IPS)

HAITI: Workers Protest Privatisation Layoffs By Jeb Sprague and Wadner Pierre

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jul 24 (IPS) - "Late last month, President René Préval announced that Haiti's public telephone company, Téléco, would be privatised. Meeting recently with the Haitian Chamber of Commerce and Senator Jean Hector Anacacis of Preval's Lespwa political party, the president finalised plans to sell off the aging enterprise..." FOR FULL IPS ARTICLE: http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=38646 Photo of Téléco headquarters in Port-au-Prince by Wadner Pierre