Globe Trot
A worker walks through the construction site of a Marriott hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Associated Press/Photo by Dieu Nalio Chery
A worker walks through the construction site of a Marriott hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Globe Trot: Jobs and quantifiable prosperity in Haiti

International

HAITI: I’m wrapping up nearly a week in Haiti looking at what works for Haitians in an aid-saturated economy. The good news is some efforts are working, producing jobs and quantifiable prosperity. More to come. 

The fourth anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake on Sunday showed Haitians remembering, but moving on too.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says poverty is the “root cause” of terrorism, but if that’s true why isn’t there terrorism in Haiti?

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EGYPT is in the midst of a constitutional referendum with lower voter turnout than expected.

TRINIDAD: Here’s my new year’s plug for Operation World, a great resource and a way to pray for a country a day if you like. For example: Christians in Trinidad, an island just off the coast of Venezuela, have urgent prayer needs.

Mindy Belz
Mindy Belz

Mindy travels to the far corners of the globe as the editor of WORLD and lives with her family in the mountains of western North Carolina. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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