Two and a half years after the earthquake, the reconstruction effort includes an industrial park that risks benefiting foreign companies more than Haiti itself.

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    Delays in construction are blamed on land tenure disputes, design changes, protests and an emphasis on using local labor and products. The audit also says the USAID mission in Haiti failed to mitigate environmental concerns. One reason was contractors ...
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  • US Audit Finds Faults in Haiti Housing Effort
    Delays in construction are blamed on land tenure disputes, design changes, protests and an emphasis on using local labor and products. The audit also says the USAID mission in Haiti failed to mitigate environmental concerns. One reason was contractors ...
    04/15/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • Guest post: The case for Made in Haiti
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