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    1. FT Photo Diary

      June 22, 2016

      Protest in Port-au-Prince

      Protesters take to the streets in support to the extension of acting President Jovelerme Privert’s term, in...

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      Week Ahead Political Diary: Russian economy in focus at forum

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    1. March 11, 2016

      Haiti: land of the free

      We were pacing along a russet mud track when a Creole call went up: “Gade! Blan yo se sou pye!” (“Look! The whites are...

    2. beyondbrics

      January 27, 2016

      Haiti needs post-election energy to overcome aid fatigue

      The second round of Haiti’s presidential elections, already plagued by low turnout, violence and fraud allegations, has...

    3. January 23, 2016

      Haiti cancels elections indefinitely amid violence

      Haiti has cancelled a presidential runoff scheduled for Sunday amid widespread allegations of fraud, a refusal by the...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      January 22, 2016

      Election posters in Port-au-Prince

      Children walk past election posters of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise of PHTK political party in Port-au-Prince,...

    5. November 20, 2015

      Soap opera ban is real drama in Venezuela

      Mexican actress, Kate del Castillo, was left “speechless” after Venezuela’s government banned the narco-themed soap...

    6. November 13, 2015

      Designs for life: architecture in the disaster zone

      When a natural disaster happens somewhere in the world, it does not take long for Shigeru Ban’s inbox to light up. So...

    7. November 12, 2015

      US arrests relatives of Venezuelan leader on drug charges

      Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s president, blasted on Thursday what he called “attacks and imperialist ambushes” after two...

    8. October 6, 2015

      Voodoo visions in New York

      To many in the Europe-centric art world, the names Marassa Jumeaux, Erzulie Freda, Grans Bwa mean nothing. For...

    9. May 26, 2015

      Rich nations told they are failing world’s poorest

      Rich countries are failing the world’s poorest by targeting insufficient aid to the least developed nations, a leading...

    10. May 24, 2015

      Haiti: Rising from the rubble

      At first glance, the Iron Market in Port-au-Prince is a monument to a renaissance in Haiti. With its restored...

    11. May 8, 2015

      Hope for Haiti

      Sabrina Intervol dons a baby-blue overall, her hair and feet covered, as she passes through an airlock to enter a...

    12. April 23, 2015

      Haiti revives malaria eradication aim

      Half a century ago, the Dominican Republic and Haiti combined forces in a bold but ultimately unsuccessful initiative:...

    13. April 17, 2015

      Case study: Rhum Barbancourt

      The day after the goudou-goudou, the name locals gave to the devastating earthquake on 12 January 2010, Thierry Gardère...

    14. April 17, 2015

      An alternative governance is needed to liberate Haiti’s potential

      Haiti is not easy to understand. That is both its strength and its weakness. Its history and culture are distinctive....

    15. April 17, 2015

      Haiti’s economy held together by polo shirts and blue jeans

      Mederique Derilus is busy packing white T-shirts for shipping 1,000km north to the US. The 45-year-old worker at the...

    16. April 17, 2015

      Case study: Digicel

      When Denis O’Brien began exploring the idea of launching a phone business in Haiti in 2005, he was lured by a single...

    17. April 17, 2015

      Haiti elections clouded by turbulence and uncertainty

      Judging by the multitude of spray-painted names of political parties and candidates on walls across Port-au-Prince,...

    18. April 17, 2015

      Haiti’s dispossessed face long search for a place to call home

      In Douillard, on the edge of Cité Soleil, one of the most notorious slums in one of the world’s poorest countries, life...

    19. April 17, 2015

      Petrocaribe: a legacy that is both blessing and a curse

      Shortly after the 2010 earthquake, Hugo Chávez, the late Venezuelan leader, said he would write off Haiti’s $395m debt...

    20. April 17, 2015

      Clean water is essential to preventing the return of cholera

      In the Village de l’Espoir in northern Haiti’s Kimbé district, a water pump is sealed with a heavy padlock. Twice a...

    21. April 17, 2015

      Reality needs to match Haiti’s aspirations

      Every year, more than 500,000 tourists step on to the golden sands of Haiti’s northern shore to enjoy barbecues, water...

    22. April 17, 2015

      Haiti has ambitions to become a vacation destination

      In 1985 Didier Boulard set sail from France for Île-à-Vache, an island of green hills and pristine blue water about...

    23. April 17, 2015

      Agriculture considered vital to Haiti’s economic development

      Aline Etlicher flips a hemp cover to one side and buries her hands in freshly delivered warm white cocoa beans...

    24. April 17, 2015

      Financial ties bind friends and family across the oceans

      At a food stand in front of St Jerome’s Church, the core of Brooklyn’s Little Haiti, Elizabeth Langoise sells cinnamon,...

    25. April 17, 2015

      Case study: Brasserie Nationale d’Haiti

      José Matthijsse points towards the shiny assembly lines of packaging equipment being installed inside a newly...

    26. The World

      March 17, 2015

      Smart Reads 17 March 2015

      As Israel goes to the polls today, the winner will have to form a coalition capable of governing. Three different...

    27. February 18, 2015

      Indonesia’s Widodo withdraws nominee for police chief

      Joko Widodo, Indonesian president, on Wednesday acted to defuse a growing political crisis by cancelling the nomination...

    28. The World

      January 15, 2015

      The Haiti earthquake, five years on

      It is five years since a massive earthquake tore through Haiti, leaving tens if not hundreds of thousands dead and...

    29. January 14, 2015

      Oil price rout forces Venezuela to rethink petro-diplomacy

      Jamaica has its “Hope Zoo”, in Nicaragua garish yellow sculptures decorate the avenues of Managua called “The Trees of...

    30. October 10, 2014

      Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian dictator, 1951-2014

      In a city still in ruins in 2011, a year on from a devastating earthquake, the frail man cut a surreal figure....

    31. FT Photo Diary

      September 25, 2014

      Lightning over Haiti

      Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Lightning strikes over the sea along the coast of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, during...

    32. July 27, 2014

      Leadership lessons in Haiti

      The poverty-stricken Caribbean country of Haiti faces intense challenges. A World Bank report in 2014 states that Haiti...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      May 30, 2014

      Lightning strikes in Haiti

      Hector Retmal/AFP Lightning strikes in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti ...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2014

      Haiti's chemical defence

      AFP/Getty Workers from Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population spray chemicals to exterminate mosquitoes in a...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      May 20, 2014

      Lightning over Haiti

      Hector Retamal/AFP A thunderstorm in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, on Tuesday   ...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2014

      IDB: LatAm lagging behind on broadband access

      Latin America and the Caribbean have some catching up to do in the provision of broadband internet services, according...

    37. April 7, 2014

      Success stories show ways to limit the damage to urban areas

      Recent disasters in Haiti and in Japan have highlighted the need to put plans in place to mitigate risk – even when...

    38. beyondbrics

      December 21, 2013

      The Weekender, December 21

      The final weekender of 2013: our most read posts, five things we have learned, our favourite long reads, and the week...

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