Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haiti’s trials just beginning as world shifts focus

Mark Schuller discusses the lack of response in Haiti post-Hurricane Matthew. From Haiti’s historic centralization to the agricultural crisis, Schuller highlights the need for a much stronger response.

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As The World Looks Elsewhere, Haiti’s Disaster Is Just Beginning

Mark Schuller, Huffington Post

November 7, 2016

I returned from my shortest trip to Haiti last week, back to DeKalb, Illinois, an agribusiness hub, hosting Nestle and Monsanto processing plants. Most cornfields have been harvested. The Cubs won the world series for the first time in 108 years. Another of Illinois’ home grown, Hillary Rodham Clinton, has an 84% likelihood of being elected the U.S. first female president in a couple of days, per the New York Times.

Meanwhile Haiti is all but forgotten.

A month ago, Hurricane Matthew ripped through Haiti. News from the assessment was slow to arrive…

 

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