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Haiti's Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis

Publié par siel sur 5 Octobre 2012, 14:07pm

Catégories : #AYITI ACTUALITES

Having accompanied and translated for Haitian housing rights activist Reyneld Sanon on his recent trip to Washington, it became all too evident from many sectors: the State Department, Senate, USAID, or World Bank -- the ability to sell an image is often more important than the lived realities for Haiti's poor majority.

Time and again in DC we heard that the Martelly government is a good partner and making good progress, that Haiti is on the right track, that the relocation out of camps is going well, and that the private sector holds the (only) key to solving Haiti's housing crisis. Further, low-wage export processing jobs are hailed as the magic bullet: with a decent income people can afford to build or rent their own housing, without the need of a government handout.

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