August 15, 2012 Guernica
Jacob Kushner
Riches beckon from beneath Haiti’s hills, and mining companies are hoping to lock in huge tax breaks to get at them.
June 27, 2012 Inter Press Service
Jane Regan
There's a new gold rush under way in northern Haiti, one of the world's poorest countries. Critics fear that it's foreign mining companies, not the people of Haiti, who are likely to benefit most.
June 7, 2012 Tom Dispatch
Jacob Kushner
More than half a century of digging for gold has yet to lift the Haitians of Lakwev out of poverty.
May 30, 2012 The Guardian
Jane Regan
Developing the wealth of natural resources beneath Haiti's soil may not improve the fortunes of the impoverished people who live on it.
January 11, 2012 iWatch
Jacob Kushner
USAID's food aid program to earthquake-devastated Haiti gave a nice $140 million boost to American farmers; it did no good at all for their Haitian counterparts.