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  • Author: Terry F. Buss, Adam Gardner
  • Publication Date: 02-2006
  • Content Type: Working Paper
  • Institution: The National Academy of Public Administration
  • Abstract: Haiti—an island [shared with the Dominican Republic] country of 8 million people about the size of Maryland just 600 miles off the coast of Florida—is an extreme case: it has received billions in foreign assistance, yet persists as one of the poorest and worst governed countries. Haiti is strategically important to the United States because of its location; perpetual state of violence and instability affecting the region; support for drug trafficking; potential as a trading partner; strong ties to a large Haitian-American diaspora; counterbalance to Communist Cuba; and relationship with the Latin American and Caribbean community.
  • Topic: Economics, Poverty, Bilateral Relations, Foreign Aid, Governance
  • Political Geography: United States, Cuba, Latin America, Caribbean, Florida