General Accounting Office


Haitian-American Legislators

Haitian-American legislators revive HOPE in 2006


With Representative Rangel
 Lionel Delatour, Rep. Charles Rangel, and State Rep. Jean Jeudy

A Category of HOPE Exports Ramps Up from $350,000 to $18 Million

  • Click here to read the General Accounting Office* report on Haiti's textile progress under this program
  • Click here to see the 2006 Haiti Democracy Project delegation that retrieved HOPE from the circular file

By describing the situation in Haiti they persuaded Congress to take up the lapsed HOPE initiative. Above left: State Rep. Jean Jeudy of New Hampshire and state senator Kwame Raoul of Illinois on Haiti Democracy Project delegation. Diaspora program supported by Open Society Foundation