WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday signed off on a three-year, $69.7 million loan program for Haiti to help the island country boost its economic growth and make it less
Haiti is sleepwalking towards a debt crisis because international help for the earthquake-hit country is being given in the form of new loans, anti-poverty campaigners are warning. Unctad, the United trade
Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, is grappling with a political crisis after a runoff presidential vote was abandoned because of violent protests over alleged fraud. The Caribbean nation has
Three years after the earthquake that ravaged Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince and beyond, the country's prime minister announced the island is angling for affluent tourists as a way to become more self-sufficient.
Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere. The catastrophe also unleashed an unprecedented flood of humanitarian aid — $13.5
JEREMIE, Haiti (Reuters) - The smooth black asphalt of National Road No. 7 stretches for about five miles beyond Camp Perrin, a town in fertile southwest Haiti. Men talk at an entrance to the closed offices
December 01, 2011|By Jacqueline Charles Chrisnel Permission stands beside bags of coffee in the COOPCAB storage… (Patrick Farrell, Miami…) Reporting from Thiotte, Haiti — Connoisseur Osier Jean steps the
The very idea of Haiti as debtor needs to be abandoned. We in the west should pay arrears for years of violations If we are to believe the G7 finance ministers, Haiti is on its way to getting something