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World Bank Approves US$35 Million for Clean Energy and Improved Electricity Access in Haiti

<b>WASHINGTON, October 26, 2017</b>— The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved two grants totaling US$35 million to improve access to …

Haiti Projects & Programs

Two key housing initiatives give Haitians the opportunity to return safely to their homes and communities.

IMF signs off on three-year $70 million loan for Haiti | Reuters

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 vulnerable to outside shocks.<p>The approval allows the immediate disbursement of about $10 million …

Haiti heads for debt crisis as emergency loans pile up after earthquake

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.<p>Unctad, the United Nations' trade and development body, which is leading international calls for the island state's …

How Microlenders Helped Quickly in Haiti

Hollywood couldn't have done it better. Late in the afternoon on Jan. 22, an armored car packed with $2 million in cash rolled out of J.P. Morgan …

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Rural Haiti

When you donate to Fonkoze, you are helping tens of thousands of women throughout Haiti lift their families out of poverty.

Haiti

How A New Micro-Loan Program in Haiti Strengthens Our Supply Chain

<i>The following blog post originally appeared on Triple Pundit on Thursday, May 19th, 2016. Check out the post in it’s native habitat here, or continue</i> …

Loans

​Remittances to Caribbean islands reached record high in 2016 – World Bank

<b>WASHINGTON (CMC):<br>While remittance flows decreased worldwide for a second consecutive year in 2016 – remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean,</b> …

Pew Research Center

Haiti - Politic : Soon opening of the new road Cap-Haitien / Labadee

The Office of Communication of the Presidency informs us that the new road Cap-Haitien / Labadee , length of 6 kilometers will be open to traffic in …

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Cancels Haiti's Debt and Approves New Three-Year Program to Support Reconstruction and Economic Growth

Press Release No. 10/299<br>July 21, 2010<p>The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved the full cancellation of Haiti’s …

Economy

The other side of Haiti – in pictures

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 been struggling to recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake, but Haitians are slowly rebuilding, …

Haiti

Quake-ravaged Haiti sees start of hotel building boom

The entrance of the Royal Oasis in Petionville. (www.royaloasis.com)<p>Despite a U.S. State Department travel advisory warning Haiti-bound Americans …

With new hotels, Haiti seeks high-end tourists

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.<p>A luxury lodging opened in December, one of 11 hotel projects underway. A tourist …

Poverty-Stricken Haiti to Plant Millions of Trees, Aims to Double Forest Coverage by 2016

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Haiti’s hills were once lined with lush greenery – but now it’s 98 percent bereft of plant coverage, making it one of the least …

Clinton Foundation

Advice About Haiti: Don't Judge a Country by Its Media Coverage - Lost Boy Memoirs | Adventure Travel and Backpacking

<i>*This is an article from 2013 when I traveled to Haiti for the first time. Since then, I’ve returned to this amazing country once more in 2015. For</i> …

Haiti: Why tourists are returning to this misunderstood country

Rain lashed the tropical forest and thundered off the cobblestone track. A group of four of us had been embroiled in an animated discussion with a …

Dominican Republic

We Are The World 25 For Haiti - Official Video

Starting with a Messy Slate: The Role of Environmental Law in Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake - Vermont Journal of Environmental Law

<b>Summary:</b> The country of Haiti does not have a history of effective environmental regulation and this has continued after the devastating 2010 …

Labor Market Regulation - Doing Business - World Bank Group

<i>Doing Business</i> presents the data for the labor market regulation indicators in an annex. The report does not present rankings of economies on these …

Haiti and U.S. Sugar Policy

The tragic earthquake in Haiti has had me wondering about U.S. Sugar policy. I should warn readers in advance that both Haiti and sugar pol...

5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where Did The $13.5 Billion Go?

Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere.<p>The catastrophe also unleashed an unprecedented flood of humanitarian aid — $13.5 billion in donations and pledges, about three-quarters from donor nations and a quarter from …

Public Health

Haiti's road to reconstruction blocked by land tenure disputes | Reuters

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.<p>Men talk at an entrance to the closed offices of Brazilian company OAS Construtora near the abandoned National Road No. 7 construction …

Helping Haiti through migration and remittances

A laudable measure that will benefit Haitians, more than any other aid and assistance, is the decision by the United States to grant them temporary …

Selling Haitian Coffee to American Hipsters

Why coffee fanatics from Brooklyn to San Francisco are clueless about the superb coffee growing in their country’s backyard<p>“<i>Bon</i>,” starts Jérôme …

Coffee

Haiti's coffee, once a flourishing cash crop, is hot again

December 01, 2011|By Jacqueline Charles<p>Chrisnel Permission stands beside bags of coffee in the COOPCAB storage… (Patrick Farrell, Miami…)<p>Reporting from Thiotte, Haiti — Connoisseur Osier Jean steps into the sterile room, pauses and clears his mind.<p>With notebook and flavor wheel in hand, he quickly …

Article Profile - Turning the Brain Drain into the Brain Gain

Haiti is one of the most brain-drained countries in the world. According to the IDB's General Education Statistics' International Monetary Fund …

Haiti - Economy : Foreign Direct Investment in Haiti in sharp decline - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7

Haiti - Economy : Foreign Direct Investment in Haiti in sharp decline<p>The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in a report …

Forgiveness for Haiti? We should be begging theirs

If we are to believe the G7 finance ministers, Haiti is on its way to getting something it has deserved for a very long time: full "forgiveness" of its foreign debt. In Port-au-Prince, Haitian economist Camille Chalmers has been watching these developments with cautious optimism. Debt cancellation …