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World Bank Helps Undermine Democracy in Haiti

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:46 By Staff, Haiti Grassroots Watch | Report

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti – A $61 million dollar, eight-year World Bank community development project implemented across half of Haiti has successfully repaired roads, built schools and distributed livestock.

But is also helped undermine an already weak state, damaged Haiti’s social fabric, carried out what could be called “social and political reengineering,” and raised questions of waste and corruption and contributed to Haiti’s growing status as an “NGO Republic” by creating new non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

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World Bank Helps Undermine Democracy in Haiti

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:46 By Staff, Haiti Grassroots Watch | Report

Media

Port-au-Prince, Haiti – A $61 million dollar, eight-year World Bank community development project implemented across half of Haiti has successfully repaired roads, built schools and distributed livestock.

But is also helped undermine an already weak state, damaged Haiti’s social fabric, carried out what could be called “social and political reengineering,” and raised questions of waste and corruption and contributed to Haiti’s growing status as an “NGO Republic” by creating new non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Read the three-part series

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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