Communes in the arrondissement
The arondissement consists of the following municipalities:
2010 7.0 earthquake
In December 2010, the Capponi Construction Group, a Miami-based construction company decided to help with the revitalization of a Jacmel. This initiative was created to help stimulate a self-sustained tourism economy for Haiti. Michael Capponi, founder of the Capponi Group, formed the Jacmel Advisory Council to help revitalize Jacmel, while preserving its arts, culture and traditions. The board promotes best practices to provide a socio-economic system for thousands of Haitians living in the south east region. Capponi Group Haiti is also restoring a 200-year-old coffee sorting house on the port of Jacmel.
- Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI), 7 August 2003.
- CNN, "The Situation Room", 15 January 2010
- (French) IRIN, "HAÏTI: Les craintes d’un tremblement de terre persistent", 02 February 2010 (accessed 2 February 2010)
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