Regions / Haiti
The president of Haiti—a country with no external threats, a history of military repression, and an abundance of more pressing problems—is rebuilding the once-banished Haitian military.
The migration of highly skilled workers can pay dividends for immigrants and their employers, but it produces losers as well.
Many more Haitians will die from cholera, a disease brought to their country by the very people who were supposed to be saving them from disaster.
Four years since its devastating earthquake, progress in Haiti is slow and reconstruction efforts are lacking at best.
Haiti badly needs to provide for its own security, but it should avoid reconstituting its coup-prone army.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Whether of necessity or not, education takes a back seat to basic needs in Haiti.
New Haitian President Michael Martelly may be hitting the right notes, but Haitians have seen politicians break plenty of promises before.
Haiti is the latest victim of what Naomi Klein labeled the "Shock Doctrine."
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.