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What would Che say about co-ops?

Can co-operatives revive Cuba’s sagging economy? John Restakis travels to Havana to find out.

Filed in: Co-operatives Cuba Economics

Podcast: Haiti today

Haiti after the earthquake: today’s problems and today’s solutions. Part two of the Haiti Support Group round table.

Filed in: Disasters Haiti

Podcast: Haiti's colonial past still burdens

In part one of a special edition of the Radio NI podcast, Mario Joseph, Phillip Wearne and Anne McConnell talk about the historical context of Haiti’s problems.

Filed in: Haiti

Podcast: Mark Schuller on Haiti after the earthquake

Mark Schuller, an expert on the relief effort after Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, talks about the positive and negative aspects of NGO relief work in the two years since.

Filed in: Disasters Haiti NGOs

Haiti two years on: beyond relief, beyond belief

Haiti is not just recovering from the earthquake but from the political and economic interventions of recent decades, as Phillip Wearne explains.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters Haiti NGOs

Tents beyond tents

A cartoon introduction to life in the camps in and around Port-au-Prince.

Filed in: Disasters Haiti

Haiti: where did all the money go?

More than $10 billion was raised worldwide for Haiti after the earthquake. But, two years on, what have NGOs done with the cash? Nick Harvey investigates.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters Haiti NGOs

Haiti’s decision to rearm is an obstacle to peace, development and freedom

Costa Rica’s former President Oscar Arias Sanchez – who was instrumental in abolishing his own country’s army – explains why.

Filed in: Costa Rica Haiti Military

Cuba makes cancer breakthrough

A new vaccine could give hope to millions – if Big Pharma doesn’t get its hands on it first, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Cuba Health Pharmaceuticals

Haiti

A profile of the troubled Caribbean nation.

Filed in: Haiti

Antigua and Barbuda

When new Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer moved into Antigua’s government offices in 2004, his predecessors had bequeathed him a scene of desolation. Wilmoth Daniel, his deputy, explained that they found ‘the drawers open – all the files were removed like a thief in the night … What a shame of those individuals in authority to [remove] all those files, the soul and heart of the country.’

Filed in: Antigua

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