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Haiti: Rebuilding

“What are we? Since that’s your question, I’m going to answer you. We’re this country, and it wouldn’t be a thing without us, nothing at all. Who does the planting? Who does the watering? Who does the harvesting? Coffee, cotton, rice, sugar cane, caco, corn, bananas, vegetables, and all the fruits, who’s going to grow [...]
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Haiti: Monsanto

Following the disaster, Monsanto donated money to the recovery, but it was clear a donation of our products – quality corn and vegetable seeds – could really make a difference in the lives of Haitians. “Monsanto Donates Corn and Vegetable Seeds to Haiti,” Monsanto.com (2010) “A new earthquake” is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the [...]
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Haiti: Architecture

Claude-Laurent Aubert’s sketches of Haitian architecture, circa 2001,  at Collectif Haïti de France.
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Haiti: Architecture

InnoVida is committed to the Haiti Relief Effort. With our donation of 1,000 homes and the installation of a local Fiber Composite Panel manufacturing facility we hope to provide jobs as well as housing to thousands of Haitians with the greater hope of assisting in the full development, rebuilding and modernization of the country. InnoVida Holdings, [...]
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Haiti: Sovereignty

Demolition of the National Palace, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Le Nouvelliste (April 8th, 2010)
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Haiti: Rebuilding

Haiti can’t be reconstructed by well-meaning outsiders. Robert B. Zoellick, “How to Rebuild Haiti,” Worldbank.org (February 1, 2010) The process is characterized by a near-total exclusion of Haitian social actors and a weak and non-coordinated participation by representatives of the Haitian state. Mouvements sociaux haïtiens quoted in Beverly Bell and Tory Field, “The Business of Disaster: Where’s the [...]
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Haiti: Rebuilding

Recent statistics indicate that there are some 3,000 NGOs in this country of 9 million people or roughly one NGO per 3,000 people, the highest per-capita concentration in the world. Jemima Pierre, Tanya Golash-Boza, and Kevin Alexander Gray, “How to Help Haiti,” The Nation (March 5, 2010) Via Dr. Jemima Pierre It is imperative that in the next [...]
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Haiti: Rebuilding

Stories of need coming out of Haiti have sparked a wave of solidarity. In New York City, home of some of the largest populations of Haitians and Dominicans outside of the island, various groups have converged to offer support to grassroots initiatives on the ground. Judith De Los Santos, “Beyond Port-au-Prince: Grassroots Women’s Group Brings Aid [...]
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