The Continued Growth of Family Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015
More than 5 years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti’s electoral cycle reveals a troubling reality in the country
How are Haiti’s elections shaping up? Has enough been done to ensure that they are clean?
In its fourth edition, the Remittances Scorecard ranks 30 companies working in 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. It evaluates them across 12 indicators to assess their performance and competition in the money transfer industry.
La política exterior de EEUU se verá afectada por una campaña que ha revelado los sentimientos antiinmigración y contrarios a la globalización de una parte importante de los estadounidenses. Latinoamérica, en cualquier caso, no será prioridad para Washington.
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade, ripped through Haiti early this month. What parts of the country and sectors of Haiti’s economy are most in need of aid following the hurricane?
Why do Haitians leave their homeland? How do their leaders interact with government and civic institutions in their new localities?
When Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama quickly absorbed the depth of the tragedy and necessity of a robust U.S. response. Unless the U.S. adopts a proactive role, Haiti’s fragmented political landscape threatens to deteriorate into a political vacuum that will compound the current crisis.
Issues, policies, and experience have hardly mattered as the campaign offered round after round of personal insults, accusations of illegal and unsavory behavior, and damning indictments of US leaders and institutions.
Haiti is not only the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, it is also the least educated. Roughly half the population is illiterate. Only two-thirds of children who begin primary school complete it.
The worldwide outpouring of support for Haitians from governments and ordinary citizens has been extraordinary. But this heroic phase of the emergency response is drawing to a close.
The sudden U.S. presidential unity on Haiti is promising, because Haiti has long been the subject of bitter partisan bickering in Washington.
After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, the aftershock reached China in ways that few anticipated.The earthquake forced Chinese leaders to navigate the tricky politics of disaster relief.
Even before a massive earthquake transformed much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince into rubble, Haitians were already bound together by the shared trauma of collective memory.
The earthquake in Haiti has exacerbated an existing distress during the international recession and increased uncertainty of what to do and how to help.