This 30-to-35-foot wooden sloop ferried 69 persons from Haiti to the Turks and Caicos, where many plunged to their deaths after it hit a reef.
This 30-to-35-foot wooden sloop ferried 69 persons from Haiti to the Turks and Caicos, where many plunged to their deaths after it hit a reef. Courtesy of the Turks and Caicos Royal Police Force
This 30-to-35-foot wooden sloop ferried 69 persons from Haiti to the Turks and Caicos, where many plunged to their deaths after it hit a reef. Courtesy of the Turks and Caicos Royal Police Force

At least 12 dead in Turks and Caicos Haitian boat tragedy

January 25, 2017 05:52 PM

UPDATED January 25, 2017 07:06 PM

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  • Years of unchecked corruption hamper Haiti's development

    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.