On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier, who came in first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, waves to a crowd of fans during a visit to Little Haiti as she took questions inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex.
On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier, who came in first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, waves to a crowd of fans during a visit to Little Haiti as she took questions inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com
On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier, who came in first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, waves to a crowd of fans during a visit to Little Haiti as she took questions inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com

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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.