|Categories||Haiti Briefing (English), Mining, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security, Sweatshops & Labour|
|Create Date||1st August 2014|
|Last Updated||6th March 2020|
Haiti’s government heralds recent discoveries of gold and silver on its side of the island as the bootstrap the country needs to pull itself up from the devastation of the 2010 earthquake. Yet the mining industry’s record of forced displacement – and the country’s opaque mining codes and even murkier business deals – leaves those who would most be impacted sceptical.