Environmental And Labor Concerns In Haiti Reconstruction

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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    But what we all really want to know is what's in it for us, the actual reporters? Some of the common concerns reporters have about mandatory electronic reporting, and what ERT systems have to offer, are outlined below.
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