Boggs Gets $50,000 a Month to Burnish Aristide Government's
Patton Boggs is working to enhance the image of Haiti
under a $50,000-a-month contract the lobbying firm filed
with the Justice Department. The overall goal is to
generate U.S. economic aid for the hard-pressed country.
The contract, which runs through the end of the year,
says PB lobbyists must meet weekly with publicists,
and submit weekly reports covering the "achievements
by the team." Those publicists include staffers from
Qorvis Communications, in which PB owns a financial
stake, and Ross-Robinson Assocs., which is headed by
PB's work includes "placement of periodic stories,
opinion pieces and editorials favorable to the Government
in Haiti in U.S. media sources." The firm will contact
opinion leaders and "strategically targeted Members
of Congress" to build support for economic aide to Haiti.
It will reach out to community organizations that support
democracy in Haiti, and huddle with President Aristide
on an as-necessary basis.
Dellums, Brauer, Halterman & Associates, LLC, 1736
Franklin Street, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94612, registered
June 18, 2001 for the Republic of Haiti, Port au Prince,
Haiti, regarding providing strategic advice to the government
of Haiti on how to achieve improved relations with the
United States government, multi-national financing agencies,
United States businesses and business associations,
the media, and other entities.
Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
20037, registered June 4 for the Government of Haiti,
Kurzban Kurzban Winger & Tetzeli, Plaza 2650, Second
Floor, 2650 S.W. 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33133, regarding
assisting the principal with its relationship with the
U.S. Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress, and certain