Like everyone else, we were shocked by the heavy loss of life in Haiti as a result of the earthquake that hit on January 12th , but we were not surprised by the impact the earthquake had on the country’s infrastructure, its economy and its people. Indeed, most of Haiti’s immediate difficulties in recovering from the earthquake stem from deep underlying structural weaknesses in governance, human development, economic development and security that were in place many decades before the earthquake struck.

A Marshall Plan For Haiti