Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haiti Earthquake Aid Failures Airing on HBO

The major question that came up every year after Haiti’s earthquake is “Where did the money go?” Vice News is hoping to bring answers to the American public by airing a documentary on this question on HBO, April 24, 2015 at 11pm. The documentary looks at many failed US-backed projects in Haiti and why they failed, including circumventing Haitian organizations and lack of oversight. Read part of the article below. Click HERE for the full text. HBO to Air VICE’s “Haitian Money Pit” Tonight, and It Is Worth Watching Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly April 24, 2015 When Vikram Gandhi presents tonight’s VICE News story on U.S. aid to Haiti—“Haitian Money Pit”—the story will have news both new and old. The new news is that Gandhi names places and names where U.S. aid to Haiti was misused, abused, ripped off, and generally screwed up. […]

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