Title

Haiti’s Political and Economic Conditions

Date of Publication

1-1-2020 12:00 AM

Publication Date

March 5, 2020

Security Theme

Political Stability

Keywords

srhreports, politicalstability, country-haiti, Haiti, U.S. relations, political instability, fragile economy, U.S. foreign aid, extreme poverty, U.S. policy

Description

Haiti made significant progress in improving governance prior to the 2010 earthquake, but recovery since then has been slow. Democratic institutions remain weak and stability fragile. Poverty remains massive and deep, and economic disparity is wide. Due to its proximity to the United States and its chronically unstable political environment and fragile economy, Haiti has been an ongoing policy issue for the United States.Many in the U.S. Congress view Haiti’s increasing instability with concern and have shown a commitment to improving conditions in the country through continued support for U.S. foreign aid.

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Haiti’s Political and Economic Conditions

Haiti made significant progress in improving governance prior to the 2010 earthquake, but recovery since then has been slow. Democratic institutions remain weak and stability fragile. Poverty remains massive and deep, and economic disparity is wide. Due to its proximity to the United States and its chronically unstable political environment and fragile economy, Haiti has been an ongoing policy issue for the United States.Many in the U.S. Congress view Haiti’s increasing instability with concern and have shown a commitment to improving conditions in the country through continued support for U.S. foreign aid.