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Haiti-Caribbean Gang Crime Relationships

This article was previously published under the title “Beyond the Box” @BHLaurent1 By Bertrand Laurent Gangs are effective at collaborating across jurisdictions, but police forces and civil society aren’t. Recent reviews have documented that crime and violence are the greatest … Continue reading

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Civic Education Through the Arts

By Bertrand Laurent @BHLaurent1 It was a warm spring evening as Yves, my sociologist colleague, and I, an agricultural anthropologist, visited Remèd, a rice farmer near Acul du Nord in Northern Haiti to expand our understanding of local governance relationships. … Continue reading

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Civil Society Beyond the State

Throughout the history of democracy, civil society organizations have evolved to defend and promote their members’ interests at the level of local and national policy-making, but are hardly present at the regional level. Because major policy decisions are increasingly being taken at the regional level … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Step

Our post hurricane integrated governance and food security program in southern Haiti distributes high market value fruit trees to women farmers through their local community organizations. A successful pilot funded last December and January by concerned friends gave us some … Continue reading

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Growing the Program: A New Partnership and a New Initiative

TCI is very pleased to inform our readers that we have formed a partnership with Cross Catholic Outreach (CCO), a Florida based Catholic development foundation, in support of #haitifruittrees, our integrated food security and local governance program in Haiti’s Grand … Continue reading

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