Haiti Primer

Haiti Primer

In the aftermath of the tragic earthquake in Haiti, we how a history of foreign interference has bred distrust of the international community.

Haiti is the only country born of a slave rebellion. And over the island nation's long history, its people have contended with poverty, dictatorship, and outside interference. In the aftermath of the tragic earthquake, we examine how Haiti's history continues to influence its relationship with the outside world.


Dan Erikson

Now with the State Department

Rene Aubourg

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Director of International Programs for the Center for Public Finance Research at the School of Public Affairs, American University

Joel Dreyfuss

Managing Editor, TheRoot.com

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