What’s Wrong With Humanitarian Aid

Aid dependency is a real threat to Haiti’s future. I have never seen anything quite like the way rioters trashed their own city in the aftermath of December’s first round of voting in the presidential elections; the piles of rubble left over from the earthquake damage were raided for boulders to scatter across the streets, big trees were torn down to block roads, dozens of cars were hauled into the street and set alight.

It could only make sense in a country grown used to the idea that other people will come and sort out the mess.

Read more: http://www.haitian-truth.org/the-architect-the-celebrity-minder-and-me-symbols-of-hell-that-is-haiti/

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