Status of the Situation on President Bertrand Aristide of Haiti
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO 1037
IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER OF 12 NOVEMBER 2004
MR LK JOUBERT (IFP) TO ASK
THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:
1. What progress has been made towards
resolving the political situation in Haiti;
2. How long is the formed President
of Haiti expected to stay in South Africa as guests of the Government and;
(i) What is the total monthly cost of hosting the Aristide family in South Africa;
What are the benefits for South Africa of hosting the former President of Haiti?
1. Not much.
2. As long as it is necessary
i. Difficult to calculate.
ii. CARICOM requested South Africa to host President
Aristide through the African Union and we responded to CARICOM's request to host