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Earthquake Exposes Haiti’s Silent Crisis

Haiti represents one of the most complex and deeply rooted challenges facing U.S. foreign policy in the Western Hemisphere: a failing state on the doorstep of the world’s most powerful nation.

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Haiti’s Faint Signs of Progress Take a Vicious Blow

Since achieving independence in 1804 to become the world’s first free black state, Haiti has been beset by turbulent, often violent, politics and a gradual but seemingly unstoppable slide from austerity to poverty to misery.

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016

In 2016, the flow of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US $70 billion. In the 20 countries for which there is data available, the flow reached US$69 billion. This increase demonstrates continued growth since the post-recession period. In this article, we find a range of factors shaping this growth,

Manuel Orozco

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International Aid in Haiti – Disappointing Outcomes

On July 13, 2022, Think Tank Haiti, a collaborative initiative between the Inter-American Dialogue and the Quisqueya University in Haiti hosted a webinar on the outcomes of international aid in Haiti. The panel featured a diverse group of experts, discussing why aid may have failed in Haiti as well as what Haiti and donor countries can do to mitigate future poor performance.

Jacky Lumarque, Daniel Dorsainvil, Michaëlle Jean, Pierre-Marie Boisson, Jake Johnston, Georges Fauriol

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Can Haiti Reverse Spiraling Violence and Kidnappings?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the current situation in Haiti and the role of the international community.

Jacky Lumarque, Juan Gabriel Valdés, Georges Fauriol, Bocchit Edmond, Gabrielle Apollon, Boaz Anglade

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

On January 25, 2018 the Inter-American Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances & Development Program hosted “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017,” an annual event presenting remittance flows to the region.

Audrey Velanovich

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A Commitment to Family: Remittances and Covid-19

This report from the Migration, Remittances & Development Program presents the findings of a survey carried out with more than 1,000 US immigrants from eight Latin American and Caribbean nationalities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The study identifies critical aspects that shaped migrants’ experiences in 2020 and early 2021, and, more importantly, the determinants of continuing to send money back home in times of crisis. 

Manuel Orozco, Kathryn Klaas

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse speaking into a microphone.

Where Does the Assassination of Moïse Leave Haiti?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and what’s next for the country.

Georges Fauriol, Bocchit Edmond, Chantalle F. Verna, Raymond Joseph, James Morrell, Bianca Shinn Desras, Francois Pierre-Louis

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