Haiti Sees Tourism Promises Fade Amidst Electoral Tensions

Read this from a TIMES article: Haiti today is far better known for its disasters, man-made and natural, than its beaches... For Haiti's government, desperate to make its country part of the Caribbean tourism market, the renewed political volatility is a disaster...

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Martelly has hailed tourism as a silver bullet solution to Haiti's perpetually underperforming economy, which the country's central bank estimated grew less than 2% in 2015. But remaking Haiti's tarnished image into a safe holiday destination was never going to be easy.

As media coverage of Haiti slips back into familiar tropes of chaos, corruption and misery, that transformation seems only more distant.

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