AID assistant administrator Adolfo Franco expressed the full support of the United States for the Haitian electoral process, in testimony before the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on October 19, 2005.

 Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, U.S. Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), Chairman

WHEN:                             10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2005

WHERE:                           Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES:                        Panel I:
                                           Adolfo A. Franco,
                                           Assistant Administrator,
                                           Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean,
                                           United States Agency for International Development;

                                           Dan Fisk,
                                           Deputy Assistant Secretary,
                                           Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs,
                                           U.S. Department of State;

                                           Panel II:
                                           John Sanbrailo,
                                           Executive Director,
                                           Pan American Development Foundation; and

                                           Cheryl-Anne Hall,
                                           Vice President of Governmental and Corporate Affairs,
                                           Lutheran Family Health Centers.


Members present during the first panel:

Dan Burton (R-Ind.), subcommittee chairman

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

Jerry Weller (R-Ill.)

Jim Leach (R-Iowa)

Donald M. Payne (D-N.J.)

Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)

William Delahunt (D-Mass.)

Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)

Opening statement by subcommittee chairman Dan Burton (pdf files)

Statement by assistant administrator Adolfo A. Franco

Statement by deputy assistant secretary of state Dan Fisk

Statement by executive director of Pan-American Development Foundation John A. Sanbrailo