Camp-Perrin

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Camp-Perrin
Kanperen
Municipality
Camp-Perrin is located in Haiti
Camp-Perrin
Camp-Perrin
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°19′0″N 73°52′0″W / 18.31667°N 73.86667°W / 18.31667; -73.86667Coordinates: 18°19′0″N 73°52′0″W / 18.31667°N 73.86667°W / 18.31667; -73.86667
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Les Cayes
Mayor Indry Vital
Elevation 246 m (807 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 40,962

Camp-Perrin (Creole: Kanperen) is a municipality in the Les Cayes Arrondissement, in the Sud Department of Haiti. It has 40,962 inhabitants.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)

History[edit]

The city of Camp-Perrin was created during the eighteenth century when three Frenchmen (Colon de France), the Perrin brothers, arrived with the goal of studying the possibilities of culture of coffee, cotton and indigo, as well as the exploitation of the wood of dye as the wood of campêche in Haiti. They built a camp up the hill; thus the names of the two town districts are Bas-Camp and Haut-Camp (above and below the camp).

Administration[edit]

The town is sub-divided in three counties known as :

  • Champlois - Marceline as the Second Section
  • Lévy - Mersan - As the First Section
  • Tibi - Davezac - As the Third Section

Notable natives and residents[edit]

  • Girault Valcourt-Former Captain in United States Army
  • Indry Vital - Mayor
  • Ogline Pierre - CongressWoman [Depute]
  • Joel Felix St Joy - Systems Engineer - PDG of OctagonoGPS Haiti www.octagonoht.com , IT Manager of Octagono SRL Rep.Dominicaine www.octagono.com.do
  • Venel Remarais - Journalist & CEO of Radio Solidarité located in PAP
  • Valery Numa - Journalist, Vision 2000 anchor, CEO of Radio Platinum & Le Recul Hotel-Restaurant
  • Max Alain Louis - Electrical Engineer - CEO of Radio-Tele LA BRISE www.labrisefm.com et www.telelabrise.com
  • Jude Perrin - Former DCPJ - Central Police Director of Judiciary Department
  • Guillaume Remixon - Notable Linguist in Port-au-Prince
  • Roosvelt Edma - CEO of Le PALMIER Night Club - Bar Restaurand
  • Eric Thomass - CEO of FRERES THOMAS NIGHT CLUB, Project Manager of Haitian Music band
  • Stanley Dumeus- Medical Doctor - Host of SOLIDARITE SANTE radio broadcasting [1]

Gregory Senat- CEO of soleil du sud transport

Radio et télécommunications[edit]

The City of Camp-Perrin has one commercial TV station known as TELE LA BRISE www.telelabrise.com - CH-7télévision Radio Télé La Brise www.labrisefm.com - Télé-7 and 5 stations de radio transmitting in the FM Band:

  • La Brise FM FM 104.9, (Slogan : Le ROI FM, Broadcast his contents from Champlois, Camp-Perrin. With an ERP of 2.0 kW, it is known as the radio with the most couverage in the area extenting its coverage to the vicinity of the SUD-EST, NIPPES and GRAND'ANSE Departments. Radio Platinum has also a significant power thus among the three most powerful radio Station in Les Cayes Vicinity with Radio Macaya
  • Radio LA BRISE - 104.9 MHz [ERP: 2.0 kW]
  • Radio Platinum - 88.9 MHz [ERP: 1.2 kW]
  • Radio Balance
  • Radio Montagna - 93.7 FM; MHZ [ERP: 100.0 W]
  • Radio Colombe
  • Radio Ambiance FM

Most of the Radio stations broadcasting from Les Cayes Ville des Cayes can also be heard in Camp-Perrin: They are Radio Macaya, Radio Nami Inter, Radio Lumière, Radio Ginen. On the side of Télé La Brise, the following TV station, TNH, TMS have a partial coverage in Camp-Perrin.

Economy[edit]

The main resource of the population is the Trade of local product such as cacao, des feuilles de tilleuls, des bananas, Coffee, Cayan peper, Vegetables and sugar cane.

The farm is equally developed