Category Archives: Caracol

A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/9/10/a-glittering-industrialparkfallsshortinhaiti.htm by Jonathan M. Katz @KatzOnEarth September 10, 2013  6:00AM ET A cornerstone of post-earthquake ‘reconstruction€™’, the Caracol park is not living up to its backers’ lofty promises

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Top Five Reasons Why Caracol Industrial Park is Disastrous for Haiti (Haiti Chery Blog)

1. The Caracol Bay area was slated to become a World Heritage Site and park, with great potential for tourism.[1-3] Caracol Bay includes abreathtaking barrier reef and the largest remaining mangroves in Haiti. The bay area hosts more than 20,000 migratory birds … Continue reading

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USAID’s Lack of Expertise, Reliance on Contractors Puts Sustainability of Caracol in Doubt

USAID’s Lack of Expertise, Reliance on Contractors Puts Sustainability of Caracol in Doubt Despite having “not constructed a port anywhere in the world since the 1970s”, USAID allocated $72 million dollars to build one, according to a Government Accountability Office … Continue reading

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