Haiti

Interview

Haiti's Redevelopment Obstacles

Jacques-Philippe Piverger interviewed by Toni Johnson

One year after Haiti's earthquake, a contested presidential election, the return of Baby Doc Duvalier, and problems with redevelopment hobble the country's efforts to rebuild, says Haitian philanthropist Jacques-Philippe Piverger.

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Must Read

Rand: Building a More Resilient Haitian State

Authors: Keith Crane, James Dobbins, Laurel E. Miller, Charles P. Ries, Christopher S. Chivvis, Marla C. Haims, Marco Overhaus, Heather Lee Shwartz, and Elizabeth Wilke

This Rand publication prescribes a course of action that international and domestic actors should prioritize in the massive effort to rebuild the nation.

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Video

Beyond Relief: Helping Haiti

Speakers: Pamela Cox, Arvind Subramanian, and Michele Wucker
Presider: Marcus Mabry

Watch experts discuss the political and economic challenges facing Haiti and the role foreign aid can play in the country's recovery and development.

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Audio

Beyond Relief: Helping Haiti (Audio)

Speakers: Pamela Cox, Arvind Subramanian, and Michele Wucker
Presider: Marcus Mabry

Listen to experts discuss the political and economic challenges facing Haiti and the role foreign aid can play in the country's recovery and development.

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Transcript

Beyond Relief: Helping Haiti

Speakers: Pamela Cox, Arvind Subramanian, and Michele Wucker
Presider: Marcus Mabry

Three panelists with expertise in the Latin America region and on development aid discuss options for helping Haiti after the earthquake, highlighting new approaches to institution building, migration, and decriminalization.  The discussion also explores what support outsiders can provide to the government of Haiti as well as the limits to what they can do.

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