Haiti would be better off without international aid, development expert said

Haiti is one of many poor countries where international aid has failed to fulfill its objectives. Despite billions of dollars being pumped in, little has changed since the disastrous earthquake of 2010, Joel Boutroue said.

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Haiti is still exploding. Beyond poor governance, which is the central problem, agriculture is still a big problem. Haiti is an agrarian country but no investment has been made in this sector, there has been no implementation of sustainable practices and agricultural tools have not evolved since the Haitian revolution.

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Jean The problem for haiti is not the aid itself but who is receiving it.There is an issue identifying the citizens of haiti.People should receive aid... see more
Reply · June 10 at 4:37 PM
Tontonbob No. Not a complete dissolution of aid but better channeled. Don't give to big agencies like Red Cross ($4B wasted) and big church funds. It has... see more
Reply · May 30 at 4:13 PM

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