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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/26/11 Haiti: Past, Present, Future J. King, MVCC
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5/26/11 Main Ideas Haiti is the poorest, most corrupt, most unequal country in the Americas. Number of potential causes: Poor geography Cruel history Wretched governance Haiti does not have a very positive outlook, no matter how much aid is given.
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5/26/11 Haiti’s nearby neighbors
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5/26/11 Economy of Haiti by employment Primary Sector: 66% Secondary Sector: 9% Tertiary and Quaternary: 25% Unemployment Rate: above 60% Economy of US by employment: Primary: 1.2% Secondary: 21.9%
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5/26/11 Haitian Demographics Half of country is literate 1.5% of GDP spent on education (almost dead last) Gini Coefficient 59.2 (extremely high) GDP per capita $1,300 (ours is around $48,000) Life expectancy 60 (ours is 78) 80% poverty rate (ours is 12%) App. 56% live on under $1 per day
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5/26/11 A Brief History of Haiti
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5/26/11 The Requirement (“El Requerimiento")
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GEO 102 taught by Professor Jasonking during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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