Podcast: How Haiti acquired right here

When an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, the worldwide neighborhood pledged billions of {dollars} towards restoration. A lot of that support by no means went to rebuilding Haiti — and even to the Haitian folks. However Haiti’s instability goes again even additional. In reality, it has lots to do with outdoors political forces courting again to the nation’s origin story because the world’s first Black republic.

Right this moment, Episode 4 of “Line in the Land,” a podcast from Texas Public Radio and the Houston Chronicle. We’ll be again with Episode 5 subsequent Tuesday. We’re airing an episode from “Line in the Land” each Tuesday by means of the tip of August.

Learn the complete transcript right here.

Host: Joey Palacios with Texas Public Radio and Elizabeth Trovall with the Houston Chronicle.

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Extra studying:

Haiti’s battle has worsened within the yr for the reason that slaying of its president

As Haiti reels from crises, U.S. coverage choices are referred to as into query

Op-Ed: The West owes a centuries-old debt to Haiti