Haiti

March 6, 2016 8:37 PM

Moonshine deaths escalating in Haiti

Haitian public health officials, lawmakers concerned about recent outbreak of alcohol poisoning

Producers of Haitian moonshine say it’s not the spirit that is the killer, but a lack of regulations

Two first-time congressmen calling for a special investigations commission

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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.