The pathway toward Haitian political and economic development continues to be paved with good intentions. But the dynamics of Haiti policy are at the mercy of competing, residual policies in the world and in the region.
The upcoming withdrawal of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Haiti (MINUSTAH) threatens to add to the security, crime and drug trafficking challenges the Dominican Republic already faces. Here’s how the U.S. can help.
Here is the text of the written answers on U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean Rex Tillerson submitted to the Senate for his confirmation hearing. The answers cover Mexico, the Colombia peace process, the opening to Cuba and human rights, and political prisoners in Venezuela, among other topics.
With Haiti stuck in yet another election impasse, it’s time to re-evaluate and re-orient U.S. policy toward the beleaguered island nation. The first step is requiring Haiti’s political class to take more responsibility.
Thirty years after the Jean-Claude Duvalier fled Haiti, the Caribbean island country has been plagued by political upheaval, autocracy, and corruption. Now, though, after yet another electoral debacle, the international community has a rare opportunity to support the Haitian people, rather than an imperfect, temporary way out of a crisis.