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    1. 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 constructed...

    2. 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, there is...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in Haiti

      In spite of positive signs of change, the country continues to be blighted by poor eco...
    2. Urban Resilience

      The world’s cities are growing at an increasing rate. But as the risks from extreme we...
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    1. 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 10km off...

    2. 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 fermenting in...

    3. 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 was...

    4. 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, nuts...

    5. 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 for...

    6. 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 day, the...

    7. 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...

    8. 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 Codevi...

    9. 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...

    10. 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 number:...

    11. 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. In...

    12. 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 scenarios...

    13. 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 of...

    14. 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 sparking...

    15. 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...

    16. October 4, 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. Jean-Claude...

    17. 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 an...

    18. 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...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      May 30, 2014

      Lightning strikes in Haiti

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

    20. 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...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      May 20, 2014

      Lightning over Haiti

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

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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;...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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