Haiti links: Lizards, reefs, and economic growth; USAID’s Shah talks Haiti; Wyclef talks in DC; more
1. “We know who is endangered in Haiti without looking under the stones to find the shy lizards. It’s the people,” said [Paul] Collier.
2. USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah says he wants 30 percent of aid money to go to Haitian organizations by 2015; paints a mighty rosy picture of the situation in Haiti.
In May I wrote about aid money for Haiti spent and not spent in Haiti.
3. “Haiti Creates Unit to Manage Country’s National History Park.” One hope of the Tourism Ministry is to bring visiters from Royal Caribbean cruises to sites like the Citadel and Sans Souci Palace.
4. “Wyclef Jean talks about Haiti and his affair with Lauryn Hill at Sixth and I Synagogue,” sings “No Woman No Cry,” apparently