Category: Haiti

Haiti needs freedom from debt, now!

(April 14, 2005) Haiti’s new debt was accrued largely under the father-and-son Duvalier regime; steeped in the blessings of the Cold War, they faced no questions when it came to raking in manifestly odious loans, writes Jubilee South.

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Haiti’s debt of independence

(March 5, 2004) A fight for leadership in the Caribbean nation of Haiti has plunged the Western hemisphere’s poorest country into further turmoil. The only nation in history to successfully overthrow enslavement, Haiti may also have been one of the developing world’s first heavily indebted countries.