Haiti’s Recovery and Reconstruction
A Year After the EarthquakeBuy Full Issue$34.95
Situated in the northern Caribbean Sea, about 600 miles from Florida, Haiti is the smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. When it gained independence from the French in a slave rebellion in the early nineteenth century, Haiti made history as the world’s first black-led republic and the first Caribbean state.
Today, however, it is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, with four out of five of its people living in poverty and more than half in abject poverty. There is a huge income gap between the Creole-speaking black majority and …
In This Issue
A Year After the EarthquakeRead More
A Widespread Commitment of SupportRead More
History, Economy, and Foreign RelationsRead More
Earthquake Response UpdateRead More
A Progress ReportRead More
Chronology of Major EventsRead More
Pro & Con
Is the International Community Doing Enough to Aid Haiti’s Post-Earthquake Recovery?