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Notes internacionals CIDOB, núm. 10

Notes internacionals CIDOB, núm. 10

Out of the ashes: What Next for the UN in Haiti?

  • Publisher:
  • CIDOB
  • Ejournal: Notes Internacionals CIDOB
  • Place of publication:  Barcelona , Spain
  • ISSN: 2013-4428
  • Place of publication:  Barcelona , Spain
  • Year: 2010
  • Month: February
  • Nº: 10

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After it had been devastated by three hurricanes in September 2008 Haiti was moving forward in 2009. The country was slowly showing signs of recovery. Private investments had started to return. The assembly sector was creating new jobs. On the day before the earthquake struck Port au Prince a public television program about failed states highlighted Haiti’s progress and suggested that it had turned the corner toward a more sustainable economy. Then disaster struck.