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  1. 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...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    May 30, 2014

    Lightning strikes in Haiti

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

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  1. 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...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    May 20, 2014

    Lightning over Haiti

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

  3. 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 to a...

  4. 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 events...

  5. 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 in a...

  6. beyondbrics

    December 18, 2013

    Dominican Republic and Haiti: relations unravelling

    Haiti and the Dominican Republic share a long and tumultuous history. The two countries are joined by geography but...

  7. December 6, 2013

    Sean Penn on rebuilding Haiti

    The lobby of The Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel is a quiet spot where well-heeled locals or out-of-towners can take tea,...

  8. beyondbrics

    October 15, 2013

    Guest post: The case for Made in Haiti

    By Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of Haiti Today, the global apparel and light manufacturing industry is undergoing a...

  9. October 9, 2013

    UN to be sued over Haiti cholera epidemic

    UN, October 9 – Human rights lawyers representing Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic they blame on UN peacekeepers...

  10. August 30, 2013

    Think carefully about the point of the Panthéon

    A mausoleum is not usually a place people clamour to get into, but France’s Panthéon is no ordinary mausoleum. A hundred or...

  11. August 25, 2013

    FT MBA Challenge – advising on long-term growth

    The Financial Times has partnered with the Global Fund for Children for its second MBA Challenge, in which nine teams of...

  12. August 9, 2013

    FT MBA Challenge 2013 – consulting remotely

    The Financial Times has partnered with the Global Fund for Children for its second MBA Challenge, in which nine teams of...

  13. FT Photo Diary

    July 30, 2013

    Carnival of Flowers in Haiti

    Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Revellers march in the “Carnival of Flowers” parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Tens of thousands of...

  14. July 12, 2013

    Suave storyteller who made his life an enlightening journey

    In the era before mass foreign holidays, it was Alan Whicker who first brought the world into many British homes. He came to...

  15. beyondbrics

    June 4, 2013

    Yunus's latest project: chickens in Haiti

    Persuading a Brazilian company to invest $300,000 in chickens in Haiti may sound like a rather tall order. Not, though, if...

  16. May 20, 2013

    China steps up Caribbean strategy

    China is raising its strategic influence in the Caribbean as it takes advantage of the continuing US withdrawal from what...

  17. beyondbrics

    April 1, 2013

    Chart of the week: Brazil's bottlenecks

    Several reasons have been given for Brazil’s economic slowdown: a self-inflicted sudden stop caused by capital controls;...

  18. February 15, 2013

    Radio Haiti

    Everywhere photographer Paolo Woods goes in Haiti he hears a radio playing. “It’s on all the time,” he says, “when you go...

  19. MBA blog

    February 14, 2013

    Haiti and the Dominican Republic: exploring two worlds in one study trip

    The view from the bridge at Dajabon between Haiti and the Dominican Republic will remain tattooed in my mind. On the Haitian...

  20. February 6, 2013

    FT raises $4.89m for children’s charity

    The Financial Times’ 2012 Seasonal Appeal has raised $4.89m for our charity partner, the Global Fund for Children, a...

  21. January 29, 2013

    Israel to boycott UN human rights review

    Israel said it was boycotting a UN meeting due to review its human rights record, in a move advocacy groups warned would...

  22. beyondbrics

    January 28, 2013

    Chilecon Valley: LatAm's anti-Brazil

    Want to start a business? Chile could be the place for you. The government is slashing through what little red tape remains...

  23. The World

    January 14, 2013

    Reporting Back: Orla Ryan on Haiti

    This weekend marked the third anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. We asked Orla Ryan to tell us about her trip to the...

  24. January 11, 2013

    Money for nothing

    The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, by Jonathan Katz, Palgrave...

  25. December 28, 2012

    Stigma holds back the disabled in Haiti

    Jesusla, 22, spends most days alone with her mother, Marie Bonel Mericia, in their simple tin-roofed house shaded by coconut...

  26. December 26, 2012

    Light in darkness of Cité Soleil

    Five of Pierre Jean Duclaire’s friends from primary school have died because of gang violence in Cité Soleil, a slum in the...

  27. December 21, 2012

    New hopes for Haiti

    Nearly three years after the earthquake that killed her mother and forced her into prostitution, Shirlie is slowly putting...

  28. December 21, 2012

    Seeds of hope

    Pierre Chel’s gardening project in the Haitian village of Cyvadier may be small but he hopes that, one day, it will offer...

  29. December 21, 2012

    Reaching the hardest to reach children

    The work we do matters. As described in the FT’s Seasonal Appeal, our work reaches around the globe, from India, Ghana,...

  30. December 21, 2012

    Crops lead the field for commodities

    Over the past decade, iron ore, copper or gold have topped the ranking of annual price increases in the commodities market....

  31. December 14, 2012

    ‘Everything was touched’

    For Elvira Etienne, the day in January 2010 when an earthquake hit Haiti – killing more than 200,000 people – will always be...

  32. beyondbrics

    November 2, 2012

    Sandy worsens Haiti's food crisis

    Such is the shock at the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy in the US that it has gone largely unnoticed that...

  33. November 2, 2012

    Sandy flooding triggers cholera in Haiti

    Flooding in Haiti caused by Hurricane Sandy has triggered a surge in cholera, with three deaths and almost 300 suspected...

  34. October 31, 2012

    Sandy whips up Weather viewers

    Meteorologist Jim Cantore stood close to the waves crashing against the sea wall in Battery Park City in New York City on...

  35. October 30, 2012

    Sandy moves inland, leaving 16 dead

    The vast storm that inundated New York City and much of the rest of the northeast US coast rolled inland on Tuesday with...

  36. FT Alphaville

    October 29, 2012

    Questioning China's governance

    The New York Times story on assets held by relatives of China’s prime minister Wen Jiabao led to some interesting ponderings...

  37. October 26, 2012

    Weather threatens swing state efforts

    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican rival, will this weekend sweep through some of the swing states set...

  38. October 24, 2012

    Heineken’s dramatic quarter fizzles out

    Heineken’s organic revenues, earnings and beer sales all grew in the mid-single digits in the third quarter compared with a...

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