U.N. Presence Not Enough to Deter Gang Violence in Haiti  

Following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in July of 2021, the nation of Haiti has been plagued by increasing incidences of gang violence. Conflict between different groups has been particularly violent in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Violence between gangs and targeting ordinary citizens has become so intense that schools, businesses, and hospitals have […]

Haiti Economy

Haiti has an agricultural economy. Over half of the world’s vetiver oil (an essential oil used in high-end perfumes) comes from Haiti. Bananas, cocoa, and mangoes are important export crops. Haiti has also moved to expand to higher-end manufacturing, producing Android-based tablets and current sensors and transformers.

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