La ONU y Haití

En esas misiones de la ONU y otras iniciativas de apoyo a Haití ha faltado una visión de construcción del Estado como premisa básica para articular la sociedad, el sistema económico y la estructura gubernamental.

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Haitian Heritage Month Fosters Conversation

Last week, The New York Times published an investigative article detailing how Haiti’s “independence debt” to France contributed to the country’s underdevelopment. After the Haitian Revolution, in which Haitians revolted against French slaveholders and declared independence, France sent warships to the island and demanded reparations.

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Haiti: Betting on the Montana Accord

The ongoing political conflict in Haiti raises serious questions about the performance of political leadership and the roles of key sectors in the Haitian polity—notably political parties and civil society—in what is ostensibly a democratic state.

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Haiti’s Problematic Electoral Dynamics

If there is a consensus among most of Haiti’s political factions and, belatedly, among much of the international community, it is that rushing toward elections in 2022 is unrealistic and simply dangerous for both voters and candidates. To hold a credible vote, Haiti’s leaders will have to work against the shaky track record of the past three decades.

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Adrift: US-Haiti policy

The challenges Haiti faces are immense and cannot be easily addressed without active international policy coordination, leadership by US diplomacy, and close and sustained interaction with key Haitian actors.

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