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Haiti’s tourism dreams deferred by riots – Miami Herald


No matter how insulated tourists are in their all-inclusives, bad news can severely dent Caribbean economies, given how dependent we are on the business.

Haiti for all it’s problems – their official tourism site even features a section on child adoption – has a growing tourism product, the thought of which surprises us even here in Jamaica.

What’s more the ‘Pearl of the Antilles’ faces nothing like the murder rate of Jamaica and still the tourists keep flocking here.

We won’t shoot the tourists!

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Haiti since Aristide’s departure


Haitian priest Gerald Jean-Juste narrates a Miami Herald slideshow on the anniversary of the resignation of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in February, 2004. Now, two months after his narration was recorded, the Haitian government is again under pressure with high food prices sparking rioting and Prime Minister Jacques-Édouard Alexis consequently voted out of office.

Source: The Miami Herald