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Updated: Ros-Lehtinen Travels to Haiti for First Foreign Trip as Chairman, Will Hold Media Availability Upon Return

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Location: Washington, DC

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is traveling to Haiti TODAY, Tuesday, January 11, and will be available to members of the media for questions upon returning to Miami at approximately 8:15 p.m. this evening. Statement by Ros-Lehtinen:

"I am grateful to have the opportunity to travel to Haiti as we observe this week the one-year anniversary of last January's devastating earthquake.

"There is no question that the last year has presented its share of challenges for the people of Haiti but it is also important to recognize how far Haiti has come in the past twelve months. Having last visited Haiti six months ago, I am looking forward to seeing firsthand the progress made and assessing the challenges that remain."


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