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.
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.
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,
Since March 2021, Haitian civil society has been working hard to develop innovative, local solutions to the country’s problems, including a blueprint for a Haitian-led transition that could well forge a new path for the country. For that plan to work, the changes will need to be profound and transformative, and the process of implementing them as inclusive and empowering, as possible.
Unless there is a course adjustment soon, all signs point to a catastrophic political and humanitarian crisis in Haiti.
Este informe presenta un análisis de las tendencias migratorias y el efecto que las condiciones políticas pueden tener en la movilización.
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.
What is needed is a consensus roadmap for policymakers — both in Haiti and among key international actors — that responds to Haiti’s needs over the horizon.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the political outlook for Haiti following calls for democratic elections.
As Haiti’s crisis deepens, the Inter-American Dialogue together with Quisqueya University, hosted on September 29 the event “Haiti’s Crisis Deepens: What Must Be Done Now?” to discuss how to effectively address the ongoing crisis in this Caribbean nation.
On September 21st, 2021, The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel titled “The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas” to discuss the growing scale of migration in Latin America and the Caribbean and the changing composition of these flows over the past two years.
Orozco: “The Biden Administration proposal [must] approach the structural causes that have spurred migration not only in Central America”
Manuel Orozco, non-resident Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, joined CNN for an interview to discuss the ongoing migration phenomenon occurring in Mexico’s southern border. The interview touched upon some of the causes of migration, the countries where large numbers of migrants are coming from, and why this issue needs to be urgently dealt with.
As the political crisis in Haiti ensues with mounting social discontent and economic instability, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation on the current conditions in Haiti as well as approaches to securing peace and democratic governance in a country beset by turmoil.
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, examinó la situación en Cuba y Haití en una entrevista con El Washington Post Podcast, explorando la importancia de una respuesta adecuada de la administración de Biden hacia la inestabilidad política que aflige a ambos países caribeños.
El 24 de octubre, el director del programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarollo del Diálogo Interamericano, Manuel Orozco, conversó con Lucía Pineda Ubau de 100% Noticias sobre los flujos observados de migrantes en el aeropuerto de Managua, Nicaragua en los últimos meses. Orozco observó que el aeropuerto sirve de un puente desde Cuba y Haití hacia los Estados Unidos.