One nation fetishized for its poverty, another for its tourism, Haiti and the Dominican Republic's brand advocates deny the reality that vast potential coexists with vast inequality in both states
The international community's insistence that Haiti should have a democratically-elected government is warranted, but so too is their responsibility to rebuild the country.
Calls for Haiti to conclude the second round of a presidential election run-off, while ignoring the irregularities of the first, will do the Haitian people no favours
Haitian President Michel Martelly will demit office on February 7, and an interim government will be put in place until the election process is completed in April
After the first round of legislative elections on 9 August was marred by violence, forced closure of voting centres and low turnout, tensions were high ahead of today’s elections,
Tropical Storm Erika has brought devastation to Dominica, with damage estimated in the tens of millions of dollars