Rep. Clarke Returns to Haiti
The trip is hosted by Rep. Kendrick Meek, of Florida and will include meetings with President René Préval, Embassy officials and a site visit to various areas damaged by the recent storms. Earlier today Rep. Clarke issued a statement urging the United States to increase aid following a series of natural disasters that have further devastated the land and the people.
Rep. Clarke, Rep. Kendrick Meek (FL) and Rep. Donna Edwards (MD) will hold a press conference from Miami Executive Aviation at Opa-Locka Airport (15001 NW 42nd Avenue, Opa-Locka, Florida) on Saturday, September 13th at 6 p.m. EST upon their return from Haiti. Please feel free to alert your Miami affiliates regarding this event.
For additional information, contact Chic Smith @ 202-538-9088.