Haitians are intensely spiritual people
whose humour and passion are legendary
Haiti experiences massive inequalities in
wealth, an infrastructure devastated by tropical storms, lack
of investment and a democracy in tatters.
The average life expectancy is just 44 years,
unemployment is 70%, and the average income is two dollars
American per day. Less than 1% of the population has a post-secondary
education, and only 35% of the Haitian people are literate.
There is indifference of the international
community partly due to rampant drug trafficking and political
The land is now 95% deforested. Comliments