Is there reason to hope for a better future for Haiti?

BOOK REVIEW

Haiti: Hope for a Fragile State
Yasmine Shamsie and Andrew S. Thompson, editors
Wilfrid Laurier University Press
150 pages, softcover
ISBN 9780889205109


Haiti is a poor little place that tugs at the heartstrings. Countless other countries-in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Central America-are also poverty stricken, violent and fragile; their misery blurs across our television screens every day and many hands are briefly wrung. Haiti, on the other hand, is less known to Canadians-at least outside Montreal. But for those who...

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