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US Congressman: Results of Aid to Haiti “Aren’t Impressive”

Above: Congressman Ed Royce By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite hundreds of millions of dollars appropriated for Haiti, the results of United States aid to the country “aren’t impressive,” according to US Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign […]

In Haiti’s Land of Canaan, a Promised Land Empty of Promise

Above: Canaan in Haiti By Kendi Zidor Haitian Press Agency Jeanne St Fleur spent more than two years living in a tent on the dusty hillside known as Canaan, in the northern end of Port-au-Prince’s metropolitan area. She moved there […]

How the Red Cross Failed Haiti

Above: The Red Cross promised to build hundreds of new homes in Campeche but none have been built. Many residents still live in crude shacks. (Marie Arago, special to ProPublica) By Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Laura Sullivan, NPR THE NEIGHBORHOOD […]

Investing in Haiti

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor THERE IS nothing more important to Haiti at this moment than new investments and modernization of the business sector. However, talking about investing in Haiti is not the same thing as having direct investment in […]

Canada: “Development Funding for Haiti Has Not Been Frozen”

Above: flooding in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By Alexander Britell Seeking to clarify comments made by International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino to a French-language paper Friday, Canada’s International Development Agency said development funding for Haiti “has not been frozen.” Fantino, […]

Op-Ed: Interpreting Haiti’s Revolution

By Celucien Joseph Op-Ed Contributor   THE HAITIAN REVOLUTION of 1791-1804 was the “Big Bang” of the New World and the first “Great Exodus” of enslaved Africans out of New World slavery. CRL James, championing the significance of the revolution […]

Fantino: Canada Expects “Transparency and Accountability” from Haiti

Above: Minister Julian Fantino (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly hosted a visit by Canadian International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino at the National Palace on Monday. The trip by Fantino, which began Sunday, is […]

Haiti: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to Begin Two-Day Visit

Above: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim By the Caribbean Journal staff World bank President will begin a two-day visit to Haiti Tuesday, his first visit to the Latin American and Caribbean region since he took office at the beginning […]

Haiti “Extremely Susceptible” to Drug Trafficking: Report

Above: Haiti’s northwest coast (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti’s 2010 earthquake led to a significant drop in trafficking in the country, the country remains “extremely susceptible” to drug trafficking in the near future, according to […]

On the Ground: Journalism Ethics in Haiti

By Kathie Klarreich A few months into my Knight International Journalism Fellowship in Haiti, I was conducting a training session in a radio newsroom in the capital when a reporter danced through the open door. He proudly announced that he’d […]


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