Tag: Haiti

How branding is failing Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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

/ December 28, 2016

What will it take to raise up Haiti?

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.

/ October 7, 2016

In Haiti, there is no quick fix after postponed Presidential elections

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

/ April 15, 2016

OAS brokers deal for a transitional government in Haiti

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

/ February 6, 2016

As polls close in Haiti, a collective sigh of relief

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,

/ October 25, 2015

Dominica grapples with grim aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika has brought devastation to Dominica, with damage estimated in the tens of millions of dollars

/ August 28, 2015