By the Haiti Democracy Project for the Inter-American Dialogue. Washington is living in a dream world. It believes it can fight the Russians to the last Ukrainian and Haitian gangs to the last Canadian. It believes that Haiti will conveniently go away next year, a U.S. election year. It’s time to put away these fantasies and concentrate on the few essential, doable tasks we need to do near our border
By Haiti Democracy Project in the Washington Post. Washington has pulled out so many of the supports that Jovenel Moïse will be lucky to make it through his term. It has completely dismantled the protective edifice that three U.S. presidents erected for Haitian presidents over many years
By Haiti Democracy Project. A chronology that shows when the United States has decided to draw the line in specific instances
Since Aristide’s time, foreigners have paid over 75% of the cost of elections in Haiti. This means we must pay attention when the U.S. ambassador says elections cannot be held this year and there is no money for separate ones during 2013-15.
Roland Flamini and Marjorie Valbrun in “Rebuilding Haiti,” in Congressional Quarterly. The Haiti Democracy Project says in this article that U.S. policy has been shortsighted and has undermined long-term stability by supporting authoritarian regimes, overlooking the potential of capable civil-society, business, and grassroots actors to normalize the country.
Ambassador’s emphasis on this discrepancy suggests that the Haiti Democracy Project’s presentation of photographic proof of it could have helped along U.S. thinking.