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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  • How the Clinton Foundation brought success and disappointment to ... - Washington Post
    Role of Hillary Clinton’s brother in Haiti gold mine raises ... - Washington Post
    03/20/2015 - 3:22 pm | View Link
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  • How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans succeed — and disappoint
    The foundation has accepted large donations from corporations and foreign countries, raising concerns ... Haiti is an ideal place to create mass jobs in garment factories because of its proximity to the United States, favorable trade agreements and cheap ...
    03/20/2015 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • Internal Exile: The Plight of Dominicans of Haitian Descent
    Sugar companies directly managed the necessary importation of labor, and they did so primarily from ... and the long-term economic, political and environmental crisis in Haiti—exacerbated by the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 100,000 people ...
    01/13/2015 - 7:12 am | View Link
  • US report 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 - 6:21 pm | View Link
  • USAID audit finds fault with Washington's effort to house Haitians after 2010 earthquake
    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 - 12:13 pm | View Link
  • Guest post: The case for Made in Haiti
    The International Labor Organization (ILO) has advocated for an interpretation of Haiti’s laws that would require our manufacturers to pay a 50 per cent premium over our minimum wage – yet our minimum wage already is on par with an upper middle-income ...
    10/15/2013 - 9:46 am | View Link
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    Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work in Haiti. Access Haiti’s economy facts, statistics, project information, development ...
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  • Haiti — Global Issues
    This section of the globalissues.org web site introduces some of the human rights issues surrounding Haiti and how the US have supported undemocratic regimes that ...
    03/27/2015 - 12:06 pm | View Website
  • Labor Department issues warning about Hopkins doctor's ...
    The U.S. Department of Labor warned its officials to view with skepticism any X-ray readings by Dr. Paul Wheeler of Johns Hopkins.
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