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Obama commends Haiti for steps towards national elections

Published:Friday | February 7, 2014 | 11:24 AM

United States President Barack Obama says he is encouraged by the progress being made by Haiti in scheduling long overdue elections in the country.



During a meeting with Haitian President Michel Martelly yesterday, President Obama said the US has taken note of Haiti’s progress since the devastating earthquake.



He added that the road to recovery is a slow and difficult process.



President Obama said he was pleased that Haiti had made progress on a new election law that will help to resolve some of the political roadblocks and lead to elections this year.



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