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Nascent apparel industry throws Haiti a lifeline

Haiti's privileged terms of trade with the US have spurred the growth of a clothing industry. However, the country still has political and social problems to resolve. 

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Haiti: time to take a second look?

Haiti's name has been synonymous with natural disaster and political turmoil in recent decades. However, as Michael Deibert discovers, foreign investors both large and small are impressed with what they have found in the country, and many sectors are ripe with potential.

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Haiti's new president embarks on cross-country mission

Jovenel Moïse, the president of Haiti, tells Michael Deibert how he is looking to effectively govern the whole country, through policies such as improving healthcare in all regions and building roads to prevent the more rural areas becoming isolated.

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Caribbean business ministers focus on diversification and development

On the sidelines of the Caribbean Investment Forum 2016 in Miami in May, government ministers from Grenada, Haiti, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago tell Courtney Fingar how they are working to keep their FDI portfolios well balanced and their economies geared for future growth. 

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Haiti emerges from the ruins with tourism and FDI push

The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010 left huge parts of the country's capital, Port-au-Prince, in ruins. Now, with the rebuilding process in full flow, the government is looking to foreign companies and foreign tourists to help move this recovery up to the next level.

Caribbean experiences FDI growth in 2013

Inward FDI in the Caribbean was up by more than 25% in 2013, compared with the previous year.

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Free zones: the potential pitfalls

Free zones are often seen as a cure-all remedy to the problems developing economies encounter when trying to attract FDI. However, the reality is that such projects need careful planning and long-term support if they are to fulfil such wishes, as Barbara Njau discovers.

Haitian prime minister vows to revive impoverished country

Following his election this year, Haitian prime minister Laurent Lamothe has put plans in place to help boost FDI and improve job prospects in the country.

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