Jetta Baptiste, president of the Haitian Bahamian Society, took her appeal for assistance for Haiti to the Rotary Club of Freeport on Thursday, January 21st. 

After giving a brief history of Haiti, Baptiste told Rotarians that while it is good to give to Haiti, in the wake of the monstrous earthquake that devastated her native island, they should also consider the many investment opportunities that are available.

"There is opportunity in Haiti," she said. "As businesspersons I am going to tell you that now is the time to get involved in Haiti. Now is the time to get to know Haiti because Haiti is a gold mine."

She noted that oil, copper and gold have been discovered on the island and Bahamians can join with the many international groups that are all investing in the island.

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