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07/02/2011 01:05 pm ET Updated Sep 01, 2011

Michael Capponi, South Beach Nightclub Promoter, Plans To Rebuild Haiti As Tourist Hot Spot

JACMEL, Haiti -- South Beach nightclub promoter and entrepreneur Michael Capponi is standing in the soon-to-be inaugurated lobby of his latest luxury development.

Men are hammering away to restore an historic old building to its former glory. Capponi is holding forth about the amazing vibe the place has, comparing the semi-derelict building to Ernest Hemingway's famous old Key West residence, which is a popular tourist museum.

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